What is VO2 Max and How to Improve It

What is VO2 Max and How to Improve It

VO2 max is term commonly used in the fitness industry. It’s an abbreviation for “volume of O2 max”, where O2 refers to oxygen. Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 575 of the podcast Optimal Health Daily. If you’re wondering why oxygen is referred to...
How Alcohol Affects Sleep

How Alcohol Affects Sleep

Whenever I discuss sleep, I like to use pets as an example. Picture a dog putting itself to sleep. Well, first, let’s be honest… it has to sniff around the room a while to find the perfect spot–that oh-so-perfect place where there’s just the right amount...
Teleworking: 12.5 Nights More Sleep

Teleworking: 12.5 Nights More Sleep

1 more hour of sleep is completely changing my life. By: Christopher Pascale I was recently approved to telework 2 days a week. At first, I was reluctant, but after hearing a podcast from within the FI community about how it can save money, I gave it a chance. Saving...
Personal Finance: Make It Personal

Personal Finance: Make It Personal

This is a guest post by Nikki “The Crazy Asian,” who posted the original article on her blog. I used to live life striving to be in the black-or-white zones. You know what I mean: the world of the “absolutes”: You must do this. You must NOT do that. And...
How I Healed My Relationship With Anger

How I Healed My Relationship With Anger

I’ve had a weird relationship with anger. I was an extremely angry kid in the past. As I grew up, I learned to control my anger with a meditation practice, but I never healed my relationship with anger until recently. Like me, maybe you’ve tried to take control of...