Monthly Archives: August 2021

The Ultimate Deliberate Practice Guide: How to Be the Best

Practice makes perfect. But practice so often becomes a mindless routine, where we go through the motions without achieving any meaningful growth. The Grind is not mindless.  It’s focused, it’s specific and it’s measured. The below article goes into detail on  the crux of  all this —deliberate practice — “practicing with a clear awareness of the specific components of a skill we’re… Read more →

What`s the Minimum Dose of Training to Stay Fit?

Part of the Fantastic Life is staying physically healthy, which means being active in some way, shape, or form. I was an ultra-marathon runner for years before becoming a long-distance backpacker. When the pandemic hit and limited my ability to travel, and my backpacking partner suffered an injury, I had to change my ways.  I started hiking and backpacking solo… Read more →