Better Yourself

Excuses are easy and hold us back. Improvements are hard and make all the difference. Here's why you should make improvements instead of excuses.

Make Improvements Instead of Excuses

“Make improvements, not excuses.” — Tyra Banks I’ve written a few posts lately on making improvements and changing your life based on what you’ve identified as “not working”. Most of my points in those pieces are aimed at the people who already know they need to do something—they just don’t know what, or how to …

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Why should you eat a low-carb diet? Who should eat this way? What are the benefits? And what misconceptions have kept you from changing your life with it?

What Is a Low Carb Diet and Why Does it Work?

I won’t mince words here. Switching to a low-carb “diet” saved my life. As a Type 1 Diabetic, my diet is the biggest factor in determining how much insulin I use. Nowadays, it’s easier to find low-carb and keto-friendly foods at the grocery store and online, but those who follow this lifestyle sometimes get preachy …

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There are no mistakes, only lessons. Here are the top lessons I've learned from "mistakes" in my life—lessons I lean on every day to be a better person.

Top Lessons from Mistakes I’ve Made

It’s a common phrase, isn’t it? Learn from your mistakes. Ideally, people would learn from the mistakes of others. But that’s not always possible. Sometimes we only learn the lesson when we get firsthand experience. And firsthand experience can suck.