Category Archives: Fort Collins Program

Breathing Better

Every living person breathes. In fact, respiration is generally considered to be one of the key indicators of life. However, do you breathe well? Shallow breaths give you just enough oxygen to supply a highly sedentary lifestyle. When you start to exert yourself, you tend to take slightly deeper and much more rapid breaths, and […]

Focus Through Default

I’ve got a touch of ADHD. I’ve never been diagnosed by a pill prescriber, of course. However, I’m a guy who bounces back and forth between a set of hobbies, browser tabs and bookmarks leaving a rabbit trail of breadcrumbs back through a history of my whims. Half the things I’ve started, I’ve never finished. […]

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

As I’ve mentioned before, the body and the mind are deeply connected. The things you think affect how you feel, and how you feel affects how you think. What happens when you feel terrible all the time? If you’re always lethargic, you’ll never have the willpower to do those things that will bring you greatest […]

Become a Better Persuader: Hypnotic Words

(Originally Published at Evermore Instructional) Neuro-Linguistic Programming. NLP. Only a handful of people have ever even heard those words, much less studied the topic. However, NLP is at the heart of all persuasion. Advertisers, Politicians, and all skilled persuaders employ NLP on a daily basis, whether they know it or not. NLP is the study […]

About the Slack

I’ve been quite lax the past few weeks posting any content, and I thought it high time to delve a bit into why. Side Projects Of late, I’ve been wondering a bit whether it’d be possible for a terse, no-fluff writer such as myself to craft a novel. I spent many of my usual writing […]

Audit Everything

Suppose, for a moment, that you have a friend who can’t ever seem to get out of debt. Every month they work overtime, every month they pick up their paychecks and cash them promptly, and every month the debt seems to get bigger. When said friend comes to you for advice, what’s the first thing […]

I Hate Airports

When you read the title, most of you probably thought I hate the lines, or the cost of the food, or the not infrequent changes in flight time or gate number, but those are incidental to me. No, I am an engineer; I hate the inefficiency. First, we have the check-in system. I most often […]

How to Identify the Obvious Scams

Forbes magazine just made a major admission of incompetence recently. A few months back, they assessed entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes’ value at 4.5 billion dollars, but in the past few days they dropped that rating to zero. The reason was very simple: the amazing technology she claimed to have developed was simply not real. The scam […]

Callisthenics – quick workouts for fun and energy

There are a lot of things you can do to improve your inner monologue, but there are also any number of things that can produce “noise” that inhibits that improvement. We’ve discussed how one’s physical state can affect the mind, so naturally improving one’s physical state allows one to more easily improve one’s mental state. […]