Personal Improvement | OkDork.com - Part 5

Mindless Eating by Brian Wansink: Book Review

Since I got to Argentina I have been spending a fair amount of time reading about health, nutrition and dieting. I make smoothies almost every day, try to eat relatively healthy and run 3 times a week. I want to know more and be able to optimize my machine (aka my body). I heard about...

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Your Life, Realized.

I am trying to do meditation in the mornings. Yes, yoga Noah Bikhram as I will now refer to myself. During these times I am trying not to think about anything. BUT, I did have this thought about closing and opening my eyes. So many times we are at our office or in the "cube"...

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The Art of Happiness: Book Review

Background: I think we are all challenged at what really makes us happy (wow, that's optimistic). We ask ourselves, "How do I find happiness?" We want a guidebook to give us that answer and unfortunately I doubt we will ever find it. I have written about how to handle depression, but... in the mean time...

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Who wants a 4 hour Workweek?

Grouporation = Group + Collaboration Background: My name is Tim Ferriss, and I'm a serial vagabond, cage fighter, and guest lecturer in high-tech entrepreneurship at Princeton University. I write you today as a 29-year old first-time author who is nervous about my launch, coming up fast on April 24th (Crown/Random House Publishing). The book, "The...

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My Mom's Theories

My mom is the cutest little Jewish mother ever. At work they call her "q-tip" because of her afro. She has two sayings that have always stuck with me and I wanted to share them with you. The squeaky wheel gets the grease.   I really like this one. It does not mean to be annoying,...

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The Guide to Avoiding Small Talk

How many times have you been to a party and someone asks: "What do you do?" "Where are you from?" "Oh, how do you know them?" So I give you the 10 tips to avoid small talk with people and get an interesting conversation: 1- Read. How to Win Friends and Influence People, Never Eat...

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