Tip #7: Say Goodbye to Coffee

This is a touchy subject — and I totally get that. People (worldwide!) are really attached to their morning cup of joe. But, as with any of the Health Hacks, I won’t post something unless: It’s something I personally practice and/or have struggled with I’ve experienced significant, tangible, verifiable success with it I’ve done the research […]

Profiles: The Minimalists

“Love people and use things, because the opposite never works.”   The Minimalists consist of Joshua Fields Milburn & Ryan Nicodemus, two genuinely interesting guys who figured out that less truly is more. They quit their corporate jobs, got rid of most of their stuff, followed their passions, began to write, started a blog, did some interviews, published a […]

Tip #4: Build a Daily Water Habit

Before we even get started, go to the kitchen (right now — I’m totally serious!) and get yourself a big ol’ glass of water. It’s okay, I’ll absolutely wait until you come back. Got it? Great! Now take a few sips. YAY! You just did something super-amazing and super-important for your body! Virtual high-fives for everyone! Okay, let’s continue…! […]

Day 20 of 25: Improve Digestion

Proper digestion is something we often neglect to think about, especially during the holidays! Dr. Lee is back with some simple tips on how to improve nutrient absorption, boost metabolism, and reduce weight through healthy digestion. He also does a great demonstration (with skulls!) which concretely explains, for once and for all, why properly chewing your food is so vital! Click here to watch more of […]

Day 19 of 25: Watch Documentaries

Since it’s the holiday season and many of us are finally able to indulge in some guilt-free screen time, why not learn a little while you’re at it? This is by no means a finite list of what’s available out there in terms of food and nutrition documentaries, however, these are some of the titles Sam and I have both […]

Day 12 of 25: Get Inspired

Figuring out what to make for dinner is difficult at the best of times, but when you’ve chosen to eat healthy, it’s just that much more challenging. Add to that dietary restrictions (allergy-based or voluntary) plus a busy holiday schedule — and you’ve got yourself a daily dilemma. Rather than spending time gazing into the refrigerator hoping […]

Day 9 of 25: Break the Cycle

The holidays are the time of year when, coincidentally, both our worst and best habits seem to surface within the same 4-6 week timeframe. During last few weeks of the year, we tend to do away with all of our normal routines (as well as many of the checks and balances) in the name of celebrating the season with friends and family. […]

Day 7 of 25: Seek Advice

One of the best ways to lead a healthier lifestyle, especially around the holidays, is to actively seek out the people who are living well all year round. Find out what they’re up to and how they manage to make it work for them. In essence — just ask! One thing I’ve quickly learned over the past eleven months is […]

Day 5 of 25: Schedule Breakfast

Breakfast: it really is the most important meal of the day! But, during the busy holiday season, it is also the most easily neglected meal. A lot of late nights out celebrating with friends and family can really throw your usual morning routine into complete chaos, especially when you try to sneak in a few more minutes of sleep. Either you […]

TDW Favourites: Cold Brew Tea

This TDW Favourite is all about the Hario Filter-in Bottle Cold Brew Tea Bottle! I recently picked ours up from Crate and Barrel, and it has been a complete life-saver throughout the humidity that was this past week. It comes in four pieces: a removable filter cone, a removable silicone spout, a silicone stopper, and a glass bottle. There are three […]