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In order to tap into the fat-burning mechanisms, we first need to focus on two main principles.

First is to reduce the storing hormone insulin so that we can release the fat cells to unlock those fat cells and use them as a source of energy. As long as insulin (the storing hormone) is high, then our fat cells remain locked up, and we can’t use it as a fuel source.

Second is to reduce the stress hormone cortisol. Cortisol is the hormone that is specifically tied to weight gain around the belly. Naturally, we produce cortisol throughout the day…


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Before we get into the pros and cons, and if you should do it, let’s talk about what intermittent fasting actually is.

Human fasting is not a new concept by any means. Humans have been doing it for millennia. “Intermittent fasting” is just a rebranding of something that we have already been doing. Our bodies enter a fasting state every time we’re sleeping. Some people do intermittent fasting and not even know it.

A lot of us are doing it already here and there by accident. I mean, who hasn’t experienced that breakfast is skipped because you don’t have time…


And overcome Analysis Paralysis

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I get Ideas all the time. If you look in my notes on my phone, there are literally hundreds of voice memos that are me just talking about life and ideas into my phone.

I am very good at starting projects, I’m very good at having ideas. However, I’m not so good at finishing those projects and actually putting them out into the world.

I know this is not something that is unique to me and is not something that is unique to writers or creators in general. …


Humanity will change more in the next 20 years than it has in the last 300. Are you prepared?

In a changing world of technologies and disruptive innovations, where the world speeds up more and more, we have to change and become more flexible and smarter. Due to more threats that are coming from all kinds of different directions, the conditions are becoming more complex and challenging. Most people add more work streams, more committees, more strategy tools in order to improve certain aspects of their approach. …


Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. -Martin Luther King Jr.

Former NBA star Stephen Jackson with George Floyd’s daughter Gianna (Photo Courtesy: Instagram/@_stak5_)

I have to admit I never really thought about racism as much as I had in the last couple of days.

I am half Asian. Growing up I’ve always been passive and terrified to speak up about anything because I felt like my voice genuinely didn’t matter.

The Asian Community never had to fear in front of the police or by casually hanging around outside, whatsoever.

I was currently on vacation and in a good mood when the news reached me, saying…

Carolyn

I am a health fanatic, longevity student, from Germany. I write blogs about health, lifestyle, finances, and technology that helps us live a better life.

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