Category: Motivation

“You’re Insane”

The text says it all. “I’m pretty sure I’ll regret even asking this question.” – Josh Muskin – 10.17.2017 – the guy who started this website, texted me almost exactly THREE YEARS ago, from me […]

2020 Races Are Canceled – What’s Next?

Remember March of 2020? Feels like five years ago, and a couple of weeks ago at the same time. Tiger King was what EVERYONE was talking about, and the NBA would be back by May? […]

My Quarantine Ultra Marathon and Searching for my ‘Why?’ – Kevin Love

This is Very Bad Idea.  (Aren’t those usually the best ideas) It’s April 24th at 9:31PM. We’re now a little over a month into the quarantine in my home town of Philadelphia. In early April […]

What doing an Ironman can teach you about time management

You hear it every day – “I can’t do that, I’m too busy, there just aren’t enough hours in the day!”. In some cases, those statements can be true. In others, they’re really convenient defense […]

Podcast Interview: Tackling a Triathlon with No Experience

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of sitting down with Tyler O’Shea, the man behind JokerMag, to discuss what it was like tackling an Ironman in less than a year with little (i.e. […]

How to properly use the most critical 5% of your day

1,440 minutes. Every single day you get to choose how to spend 1,440 minutes. Most of us spend about a 3rd of them sleeping, a 3rd at work, and in some combination, for the remaining […]

Why giving 110% is a guaranteed recipe for failure

Every single person reading this (presumably) has heard someone in their life say “give it 110%!” Somehow ignorantly insinuating that doing so, will yield 10% (or more?) results than if you gave it everything you […]

I accidentally took a mental health break from work. Here’s what I learned.

Throughout my working career, I’ve always considered a mental health break from work to be “the weekend”. Work really hard for 5 days, rest, relax and recharge for 2. Rinse and repeat. Even when considering […]

The art of the flexible (and productive) morning routine

Anyone routinely following my Instagram stories in the mornings has gotten a little bit of insight into my typical morning routine. It’s not a complicated, minute by minute schedule that explodes into chaos if a minor interruption […]

The only productivity tip you’ll ever need

We’ve all been there. Faced with a task you want nothing to do with, at a time where you want to do exactly nothing. So, what do you do? You spend precious seconds, minutes, maybe […]