habits

Pilot Life Changes Before Making Them

Pilot Life Changes Before Making Them

Before I moved from Seattle to Cedar Rapids, I booked a week-long stay at a Cedar Rapids Airbnb so I could do a “site visit.” I ran a similar test a few years before, when I was considering moving from Seattle to Portland—and although the Portland site visit didn’t convince…

How To Start Exercising

How To Start Exercising

Reading about exercise when don’t do it is like looking up at a speeding train on an overpass. I’d be doing fine if I were up there, you think, but I’m down here, and I’ve got no momentum.

How To Not Get Lazy In Quarantine

How To Not Get Lazy In Quarantine

If you’ve found your daily routine upended by physical distancing, you may be tempted to treat every moment as a staycation. It would be so easy to sleep 14 hours, eat junk food, and let your beard grow out.