Category: rest

Does looking at your phone wreck your spine?

Over the holidays, my brother mentioned an article he read about the stress on your neck of looking down at your phone—since, you know, we’re ALL kinda guilty of that. ;) Now that I’m back online from my 2-week macro break, I

How I Took My Family to Maui for a Week for $573

  This past Christmas, I spent a week on Maui with my family. This is remarkable for a few reasons: None of us had ever been to that island. My mom and brother had never been out to Hawaii, at

Time for Another MACRO Break…

I wasn’t sure this would happen in 2012. I had such a good time (dare I say “life-changing experience?”) during my Epic Road Trip in 2011 that I just *knew* I wanted to do the same thing this year—and really, every

How I Kept Myself and the Crew Healthy While Filming a Show!

The Crew!

Production week was crazy, intense, and fun! To film the pilot, we had three shoot days, from 7:30 am – 1:30 pm. We were at two restaurants, and filmed location shots in Santa Monica, Hollywood, Universal City, and Downtown. To

Survey Results + December Course Special: ‘Tis the Season to RELAX!

Thanks to everyone for responding to the recent reader survey about what new course you’d like me to create! Here were the results… (click on any chart for a larger version) What would you *most* want to learn/take part in?

Why to Take an Offline, Off-Road Trip This Summer (+ 200th Post Round-up!)

  Are you taking enough time to recover and recharge? Regular recovery, on the micro-, mid-, and macro-levels, can often do the work of psychiatric medicine, only naturally. ~ Tal Ben-Shahar, The Pursuit of Perfect   I talked about this last year

Getting Clear on My Ideal Day – What’s Yours?

**Quick Travel Update: I’ll be in Philadelphia, New Jersey, and Washington DC over the next few weeks – I’m looking for couches/rooms where I could crash. I cook, I clean, I help however I can. If you know of something,

How to Get a $5 Flight to Hawaii in Three Simple Steps

Update March 2014: The Hawaiian credit cards are now issued by Barclays bank. The steps below will still work. You may find a few outdated links, so here are the current links for the NEW Personal Hawaiian credit card (35K points for

21 Life Lessons from an Unplugged Road Trip: 14 Days and 3200 Miles (Part Two)

nathan with stream

  Last month, I embarked on an amazing road trip. I summed up the 10 Practical Lessons learned in Part One of this series here.   Here we go with Part Two, the more reflective and big-picture lessons I took

21 Life Lessons from an Unplugged Road Trip: 14 Days and 3200 Miles (Part One)

nathan glacier

  Earlier this month, I embarked on an amazing road trip. While I’ve been traveling for almost a year, there are two experiences from before this new chapter began that still stand out: road trips I took to and from

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