Category: Books

Understanding Willpower

People believe I have amazing willpower. They see me giving up certain foods or habits and sticking with some form of restriction as evidence of that fact. And I believed my willpower was strong as well. Exactly two years ago, … [continue reading]

5 Issues I Had With Your Personal Paleo Code

I just finished reading Chris Kresser’s book Your Personal Paleo Code. There is nothing new in this book if you are familiar with his blog or the basics of Paleo. It is a long-winded version of Primal Blueprint mixed … [continue reading]

The Mindful Way to Study and The Ray Peat Survival Guide

I read two more books on my Kindle app. One was good, one wasn’t.

The Mindful Way to Study

The Mindful Way to Study is a book I wish I would have had when I was a student. It tailors … [continue reading]

Healing Teeth, Hypoglycemia and Sandbag Training

I’ve been adding books to my Kindle for a few months, but until I arrived in California I hadn’t gotten around to reading most of them. This week I read three.

#1 Healing Teeth

How I Healed My Teeth Eating Sugar: A Guide to Improving Dental Health Naturally
How I Healed My Teeth Eating [continue reading]

Yuck! – I Made a Spreadsheet

In December 2012, I received the book Yuck! The Things People Eat. At the time I said:

This is more than a book. It is an eating challenge wish list.

Yuck! The Things People Eat
Yuck! The Things People Eat by Neil Setchfield

I’ve been … [continue reading]

The Rise of Superman

Disclaimer: This is a book review for a book I couldn’t finish. 

I heard a podcast interview with author Steven Kotler on the Accidental Creative, which inspired me to get his book The Rise of Superman, which is about … [continue reading]