Karma, Quantum Mechanics and Slingshots

Karma, Quantum Mechanics and Slingshots

Whether you’re into Eastern philosophy or Western scientific fact-finding, both disciplines strive to tackle the same goal: understanding how the universe works. For centuries, Buddhists have tackled this age-old question of the inner workings of the universe and have...
Understand the Stakes to Strive Toward Your Goals

Understand the Stakes to Strive Toward Your Goals

What do you say to yourself when thinking about quitting―about giving up on the pursuit of your dream? Do conjure up reasons to justify your stopping forward movement?―I have. Does your brain find solace in the notion that your goal wasn’t worth it or was a foolish...
Your Choices Determine Your Outcomes

Your Choices Determine Your Outcomes

One of the tricks your mind will play on you is convincing you that you have no other option than to stop. Don’t fall for it—Ever. You have a choice. You always have a choice. It may not be readily apparent. It may show up as a pivot that requires you to shift course....
The Winter Doldrums

The Winter Doldrums

In the sport of rowing (aka crew), there is a well-known and dreaded phase of training called the “Winter Doldrums.” This phase of training occurs after the last head race (a time-trial, three-mile staggered start competition), which usually ends by the first week of...