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What is the meaning of life?

To become a better human being every single day.

“Each person’s task in life is to become an increasingly better person.” — Leo Tolstoy

How do we become better every single day? We develop practices that will help move us incrementally forward. Small steps…

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The Stoic life centred around habits and routines — practices in which they engaged daily, from their waking moments until going to sleep, that provided the structure necessary for a day lived well. These practices can provide a blueprint for us, to help us to lead good and happy lives…

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There are many foods that are labeled “unhealthy”, and what these are depends largely on the nutrition paradigm you follow.

However, there is one food that is universally not good for you, that should be avoided as much as possible. And that food is vegetable oil.

Avoiding vegetable oil may…

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Getting good quality sleep is arguably the best thing you can do to support your health.

These days, we aren’t getting enough sleep. And every aspect of our health is suffering as a result. We’re staying up late, looking at bright screens and sitting under bright lights when our bodies…

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We’ve all undoubtedly heard that fasting is good for us.

It’ll help us lose weight, it’ll make us metabolically efficient, it will give us mental clarity. In short, it’ll change our lives. Well, I intermittent fasted for 10 months, and it most definitely changed my life.

But not in a…

Ashley Richmond

I write about daily practices for optimizing health and happiness. Free newsletter:

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