"We do not have to be perfect, but we have to be good at getting better" - Kim B. Clark

Why You’ll Never Measure Up

In today’s world we are exposed to more avenues of communication than ever before. Social media outlets can make the world feel like a noisy place. It is easy to get stuck in the comparison vortex when bombarded by so many messages. When we compare ourselves to others thoughts hijack our minds whispering common limiting […]

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Why You Don’t Exercise Regularly

Creating a workout routine can be hard and we often get off track after a major life event or even just a little time away from work. Creating an exercise regimen is not just about your body. In order to achieve the routine your brain needs to be in on it too…and she can be […]

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This Could Be The Reason You’re Not Losing Weight

In researching cortisol and the adrenal glands I was surprised to learn adrenal issues are a more common problem than I thought. I started to realize I have symptoms of compromised adrenals. What Are Adrenals And Why Are They Important Adrenals are two thumb sized glands that sit on top of your kidneys. They produce […]

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The Five Most Important Steps To Turn Your Life Around

“One reason people resist change is because they focus on what they have to give up instead of what they have to gain.” -Rick Godwin Ready for a major shift? Awesome but slow your role:) Before you jump in with both feet, with no plan, and nothing but your momentary inspiration consider taking a little […]

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Q&A Sugar Burner, Fat Adaptation, And Ketosis

Until recent years I never knew that our body could use fat for energy. Growing up I only heard that “carbohydrates give your body energy” and that “we need carbohydrates to survive”. Later I heard, “carbohydrates are our bodies preferred source of fuel”. Through my obsession and research on the ketogenic diet I’ve learned that […]

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Lessons Learned From The Documentary “What’s With Wheat”

I recently watched an intriguing documentary on Netflix titled  “What’s with Wheat” that helps clarify just why gluten, wheat, and grains are such a detriment to the human diet. Some people find the idea of gluten-free to be a ridiculous craze. Even comedian Ryan Reynolds this year tweeted. “The people in L.A. are deathly afraid […]

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Making Bad Situations Better

I’m a fan of practical tips and tricks on happiness just as much as the next guy but these are often generally ways to handle momentary disappointment. If you really want to change your perception on a deeper more fulfilling level here are 5 ways you can alter your consciousness for lasting results. 5 Life […]

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How You Can Get Over Your Weight-loss Plateau On Keto?

The major benefit of a Ketogenic diet (a high fat, moderate protein, low carbohydrate diet) is its ability to  heal the body. Weight Loss, though not guaranteed, can also be a major side effect. A keto diet has the ability to balance hormones that improve a host of common issues from bad sleep, to belly […]

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How To Make A Change And Why Willpower Is Holding You Back

I recently read a great article by Benjamin P. Hardy titled Willpower doesn’t work — here’s how to actually change your habit. Benjamin explains that personal progress and achieving success are best faced like you’re overcoming an addiction. I like this addiction approach to making change because it helps us understand why progression and achievement […]

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10 Common Excuses To Break A Diet And How To Handle Them

Every result in your life is triggered by an action that is triggered by a feeling that is triggered by a thought. Thoughts set the trajectory of our actions whether on purpose or by default (conscious or unconscious). Below are some thoughts that create resistance when making or sticking to a dietary change and what to […]

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The Best Paleo Food Swaps For Your Pantry

As mentioned in the previous food swap article, The Best Paleo Food Swaps for Your Fridge, Doing Bad Better is about real food. Mainly this means ingredients you can pronounce that come from nature. The closer a food is to its natural state the better but this Doing Bad Better  philosophy of eating is not […]

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How Does Fasting Work And What Are The Benefits

Used throughout our history for health and spiritual reasons in recent years fasting has gained widespread popularity as a weight loss tool. Intermittent fasting has become all the rage and longer fasts have gained a following due to the work of Dr Fung author of The Obesity code and director of the Intensive dietary management […]

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Cauliflower ‘Potato’ Salad with Bacon and Jalapeño

This past weekend I made one of my favorite summertime sides Mock potato salad. It is Paleo, ketogenic, and low-carb. The bacon, eggs, and mayonnaise give it a good dose of healthy fat as well. It’s perfect for family gatherings, summertime holidays, or just a great side when grilling out. Like most people I’m a […]

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