Going Garfield isn't really the best way to face the day. Garfield is lazy and unmotivated to leave the comfort of his bed, and a Stoic is never attracted to his bed. But why hate Mondays today? I actually don't, Monday represents something so important which is a new start. The first day of the… Continue reading Mondays
Today is a fasting day, 24 hours and eating resumes at 9PM tonight, but not really because after that meal would be another 9 to 12 hour fast from sleeping. It would be a challenge as with all intermittent fasting that lasts more than 16 hours, but I have gone through 62 hours without food before, now I'm just trying to make a consistent 24 hours twice weekly.
I have been reflecting on a lot of things, and those involve my upcoming major project: The Year of the Stoic, a year long journey into adapting the reflections Marcus Aurelius made on his Meditations.
And as I go through the day of constant thinking, I pondered upon my eating habits, of what I put in the temple that is my body. And that may seem too on the nose of matra-ishness, but a Stoic does think about what he eats. Because greed or desire for more than what one needs is against living by nature.
So I wonder: What if 3 meals a day is completely unnecessary? I posted this question to Google, and the American Heart Association does post something interesting. I
We have a big misunderstanding of body fat and how we accumulate it. In this article, I try to clear that up.
Failed, but it's okey. I fasted twice in a month, which is an accomplishment in of itself. I also beat my personal best, and I can only go forward. Next weeks attempt, again the goal is to go longer until that 1 week mark [CLICK TO READ MORE]