I've talked before about deleting and reducing the attention we give to social media, but it can actually go way beyond that in several ways. One is how we can expand our definition of digital media, and two, how it can affect our mental well-being. As reducing our digital footprint and use includes deleting apps … Continue reading When Too Much Media is Messing With Your Head (Reduce, Delete, Withdraw, Repeat)
The tired old dilemma of trying to either lose fat or build muscle is as old as, well, way before my time. Let me guess, you set out to change something about your diet, workouts, or both and declare that this is the day/week/month/year it all changes. So you grab your phone and scour social … Continue reading Why You’re Not Getting Results From Your Fitness Plan and What To Do About It
It's been a while since I've posted anything. To spare you one of my personally most hated words (busy), I have been focusing my attention elsewhere lately. Specifically on writing fitness/bodybuilding articles and YouTube scripts for several sites. Still, no excuse. Recently, however, I've combined both of my sites into this one. BradJournals.com has now … Continue reading The Site Direction and What’s New
Reading self-help/improvement books, articles, and posts can be a job within itself. Everyone is professing their step plans, concepts, and bullet points to follow with feverish dedication. It's a bit overwhelming, to say the least. What's more, and much more important, is the seemingly insurmountable act of putting these principles and tips into action. We … Continue reading This One Word is How I Live My Life
I'm finding myself at a place that I often visit from time to time. A time in my life when I feel the excess coming on and have the instinctual push to find more clarity, focus, and simplicity. The principle of minimalism comes to mind, but I believe that minimalism is only a subsection of … Continue reading The Challenges of Clarity, Focus, Simplicity, and Minimalism
How does one improve their ability to focus and create more calm in their lives? I'm sure you've seen this question addressed a time or two through the endless content available. Between self-help books, blog posts, videos, podcasts, etc. you've come across solutions in some form or another. My personal solution is to be present. … Continue reading How I’m Reducing Stress and Distraction and Improving Focus and Calm
In a previous post (What Should I Do With My Fitness Blog) I wrote a bit about my frustrations and indecisions with said blog. It's still there in perpetual idle acting as a digital business card - a sort of self-owned LinkedIn but so much less noise and clutter. Lately, I've been thinking about pull-starting … Continue reading Does the World Need More Fitness Content?
I really don't want this to be another post about bashing influencers and the like. The web has plenty of that to go around. Instead I want to flesh-out some of my thoughts on the subjects of branding, marketing, and "influencing" coming from someone who has written and sold services on the internet for a … Continue reading Should I Be Branding, Marketing, and Influencing?
If you're anything like the rest of the world you turn to self-help content for answers on how to change your life. You scour books, blog posts, and videos in hopes to find that one nugget that will finally change it all. That one little thing or secret you've been missing to shift your world … Continue reading How to Instantly Change Your Life
Do you think it's a never-ending uphill climb to a leaner physique after 40? Here's another article I wrote from Fitness Volt detailing some of the most important principles about getting lean after 40. Can You Get Lean After 40? Enjoy! // Subscribe for updates.