We’ve all been there – a stack of emails plagues your inbox, a daunting paper or report hangs over your head, or maybe the walls need to be repainted and are staring you in the face. Procrastination is a difficult habit to kick and takes many forms – even writing a blog post on a … Continue reading I’ll do it this afternoon!
We are creatures of habit, as they say. One of the most habitual things is our tendency to choose a dominant hand for writing, eating, in general doing day to day things. Not everyone is ambidextrous! For our challenge this Sunday, we chose to use our non-dominant hand for all of our normal daily activities (special credit … Continue reading What breaking habits can do for you
Brought to you in the glory of HD video – today’s Stoic challenge was one of Seneca’s favourites and a classic in voluntary discomfort. We went for a barefoot walk. This challenge offers discomfort for the sake of being better able to endure discomfort. We brought along a split view camera to provide commentary throughout. … Continue reading Barefooting it
Our Stoic challenge this week is… having the flu! Both Greg and I are under the weather today, so we haven’t had to come up with a particularly creative voluntary discomfort as nature has handed us this one on a platter. Nonetheless, being sick certainly makes you appreciate being healthy. We don’t recommend trying this … Continue reading Sick day
Today we’re having a hazy, hangry Sunday, as we’ve embarked upon a 24 hour fast. That means we started fasting after dinner last night, and are restricting ourselves to only drinking water until we cross the 24 hour mark this evening. 8:00 AM – This is going to be fun! 11:00 AM – Atypical bickering begins … Continue reading Hanger Management