I have a morning ritual. I walk straight from my bed into a hot shower, comb my hair, and head downstairs for breakfast. I pour myself a big bowl of Honey Bunches of Oats with a sliced banana and 2% milk and wolf it down while I read the sports section of the Oregonian. I consume every word of NBA news and practically memorize the box scores . . .
Many people have asked me: "Why have you stopped blogging?"
I haven't stopped! I have simply switched venues.
This year (2018), I wrote 157 posts, by far the most I have ever written in 1 year.
So where are they?
One post is sent each morning to subscribers of TheWorkout.Today - the daily . . .
A Winter Solstice Reflection
On this shortest day of the year, we cannot help but think of the shortness of life.
We only have one life. Let us wake up and take notice.
This is our work.
Think about a friend who lives in another state or country.
How often do you see them?
Once every other year perhaps?
If you’re 40, . . .
I just read through Jeff Bezos' annual letter to shareholders and highlighted the parts I thought were most interesting. You can view the full letter with all of my highlights here.
And here are a few of the choicest highlights:
On High Standards
"High standards are contagious. Bring a new person onto . . .
Don't get jealous. Get happy.
ESPN posted this interview with Portland Trail Blazer guards Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum.
I loved this exchange between the reporter, Chris Haynes (CH), and Damian:
CH: Dame, most players, you know, they see somebody [C.J. in this case] possibly can take minutes away from them, they wouldn't be as . . .
A roundup of some things I've been doing, reading, or enjoying lately.
Every weekend over at TheWorkout.Today, Keeley and I send out "The Weekend Wind Down: A restorative routine intended to provide rest, rejuvenation, and perspective for your mind, body, and spirit." This weekend we wrote about meditation and . . .
It's really simple: Afree email each morning (except Sundays)with 1 bodyweight workout that takes 29 minutes or less.
On Saturdays, instead of a typical workout, we send "The . . .