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Any physical impairment has an impact on your mood, energy, and productivity. I’ve had lower back issues since I was 15 years old. And it haunted me many years through college, grad school, and my career after that.
Ever since it started, I was conditioned to go to physical therapists and chiropractors. The cycle was always the same. I did something that triggered my back pain, went to the chiropractor, got my back “manipulated,” and I was good…for a few months.
By the time I was 29, I was fed up with this cycle. One of my main goals in life is to be self-reliant. I don’t want to be dependent on people or tools unless it’s absolutely necessary. So I was committed to get rid of my back pain.
8 min read In 1936, three years before WWII started, a Russian Orthodox family of four fled to the Siberian “snow forest” to escape religious persecution. The couple, Karp and Akulina Lykov, their 9-year-old son, and a 2-year-old daughter, only took a few possessions with them. After a […]
4 min read Fear is a complex emotion. It can help us or hurt us. I usually write about the latter effect. Most of us live with unnecessary fear and worry about the future or past. We tend to overthink and allow fear to paralyze us. As a […]
5 min read I started intermittent fasting three years ago. It can be effective, but it’s not the magic pill that everybody pretends it is. The promise of intermittent fasting goes like this. Only skip your breakfast and get the following benefits: Lose weight Build muscle Feel better Decrease […]