Track your achievements in life

people climbing snowy mountain

If you read my post about self-accountability then you know I like to keep track of stuff. As the old saying goes “what gets measured gets done”. You are your own Personal Trainer. Without accountability, things don’t happen and you stagnate. My previous post covered tracking personal health but we don’t have to stop there,…

Using envy as insight

using envy as insight

I recently finished reading Susan Cain’s excellent book: “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking”. The book was thought-provoking and there were a couple of sentences that made me sit back and reflect: “Jealousy is an ugly emotion, but it tells the truth. You mostly envy those who have what…

The best free meditation app

man meditating

I was looking for an app that measured the time I was meditating each month and came across Insight Timer. I’ve used many of the popular meditation apps on the market including Headspace. My main criticism about Headspace and others is their subscription payment model. At best they should be perpetual licenses. This is why…

Travel workout plan

travel workout equipment

I’m currently a member of a gym in London with every machine, class and facility you would ever need. I enjoy exercise and don’t want to use travel or being in a hotel as an excuse for getting out of shape when I no longer have access to a gym. Therefore I’m planning and experimenting…