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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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“Energy is the basis of health.” — Dr. Catherine Shanahan

Understand this, and you’ll understand why we make bad food choices.

While we are ultimately in control of our choices, our physiology often works against us, which means making a good choice can be incredibly difficult. …

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“Mounting scientific evidence shows that burnout can leave a profoundly devastating mark on the body and brain — to the tune of between $125 and $190 billion in healthcare spending annually in this country.” — Chris Kresser

Burnout is not a small issue. …

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With only a few minutes of exercise, you can promote muscle growth and fat loss at the same time.

You may have heard of high-intensity interval training (HIIT), but you may not have heard of sprint interval training (SIT). SIT is a very time-efficient but effective way to build muscle.

Ashley Richmond

I write about daily practices for optimizing health and happiness. Free newsletter: https://momentumhabits.substack.com/

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