Category: Health

Four Pillars: Exercise, Part 3

A few final thoughts on exercise. Bear with me. Beyond doing a single workout each day, I also recommend finding ways to stay active throughout the day. For example, squeeze in some pushups and situps during a mid-morning or afternoon

Four Pillars: Exercise, Part 2

Guess what? I have a bunch more to say about exercise. Shocking, I know. An example of a highly effective exercise routine: first thing in the morning do a 1+ mile run starting at your front door, perhaps going through

Four Pillars: Exercise

For the next few weeks we’ll shift our focus to more general productivity fundamentals, which can help you in a wide variety of areas within a graduate program. There are what I like to call “Four Pillars” that are key

10 ways to avoid pain when writing a lot by hand

I have done a tremendous amount of writing by hand over the last year as I returned to grad school and then prepared for the PhD written qualifying exams. I was not accustomed to this much writing by hand because

Why you should park farther away

To increase your physical activity on a regular basis, one idea is to park much farther away from your office and the entrance to stores. However, there are a number of other benefits as well. First, you may end up