Rough 7 Weeks ⇒

April 13th, 2018 by Erin with tags Work, home & Health

The last 7 weeks have been a bit trying:

  • had to stop doing Crossfit, because of pirifomis syndrome
  • got laid off from EDP, ostensibly for "business reasons"
  • nearly cut my fingers off with a table saw

My piriformis had been bothering me for a few months and I had foolishly done nothing about about, so cutting my fingers was a bit of a blessing in disguise. My fingers forced me to actually take a break and properly rehab all my broken bits (achilles, shoulder, glute). It's nearly better,...

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To Speed Up, Slow Down ⇒

November 2nd, 2017 by Erin with tags Links & Health

Go for a walk in nature. Take your headphones out. Put your phone away.

Scientifically proven to make you smarter, give it a listen.

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Intermittent Fasting ⇒

October 9th, 2017 by Erin with tags Health, food & Fitness

Ever since I got the Precision Nutrition book, I've been interested in trying Intermittent Fasting. It seems like a faily well researched way to increase energy, improve sleep and lean out.

Then I listened to the wonderful Rhonda Patrick on Tim Ferriss' podcast1, and she mentioned that it would be one of the top few health/food tactics she would recommend.

Initially I thought it wouldn't work for me, but then I recently spoke with a fellow Crossfitter who does it and he said he's lost 7...

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I'm a Hypocrite ⇒

July 5th, 2017 by Erin with tags Erin, Health, iphone, Kids & Thoughtful

Today I realized I’m a huge hypocrite, and it’s not helping my youngest child.

Coming home today, I learned about a smart phone challenge they did on one of my favourite podcasts, Note to Self. The two goal of this challenge were, to get people to realize how much they used their phone, and to help them reduce that dependency.

They brought up research that explored the consequences of phone addiction. For example, if you take pictures all the time, of everything in your life, you...

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