Get 10% Happier

If you follow the equation in the photo you will be guaranteed to be 10% happier. OK, maybe not, but there is science illustrating by being mindful and practicing meditation you can reduce stress, boost your immune system, and be more focused. As Dan Harris states, this translates into the development of skills and behaviors... Continue Reading →

A Healthy Vacation – Part 2

This week's installment of the Giraffe Paper covers the 2nd half of my vacation with Morgan. If you did not read Part 1,  you can catch up on that post here. There I shared how being healthy on vacation could be challenging but it could be done with proper planning. In this post, I'll continue... Continue Reading →

A Healthy Vacation – Part 1

Being healthy on vacation can sometimes be a challenge but it can be done. I'm going to share in the next two blog posts how Morgan and I prepared and spent our vacation with health in mind including nutrition, maintaining our performance regimens, and working on the mind. To begin, we consciously chose a vacation... Continue Reading →

Community in Racing

When I launched the website over six months ago I stated in my purpose, "I am excited to launch this website to provide resources, support and community in an effort to live a healthy lifestyle." Today I'll discuss community and my observations of the racing world I have grown to love over the last four... Continue Reading →

Trust, Belief, & Confidence (06.03.18)

This weekend I raced the Pineappleman Triathlon in Melbourne, FL. Two years ago at the very same race I had the worst triathlon finish and swim of my racing career. It wasn't the worst simply from a time or placement perspective, but the mental stranglehold I was under swimming in open water. I thought I... Continue Reading →

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