Month: December 2016

Memorable Fiction: Books I Haven’t Forgotten

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fiction books

I’ve been trying to work more fiction into my reading mix recently. I only finished 1 fiction book in 2015 and I’m on pace to read about 8 or 9 fiction titles this year, still less than one a month. I remember a time when fiction made up 90-100% of my reading. But I’m not so sure I’ve retained much from many of the books I’ve read. I think part of it is that I’m […]

Am I Getting Enough Protein Without Meat?

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Breakfast featuring grapefruit, blueberries, and dates with green tea.

After switching my diet to a mostly plant-based one, the question I continue to get asked the most is: “How do you get enough protein?” My standard answer would be: “Oh, I eat a good amount of tofu, beans, and nuts.” But the thing was, I actually didn’t know how much protein I consumed and if it was indeed “enough”. I assumed that with my weight and muscle mass in a pretty stable place, I was […]

Organizing Clothes

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I’ve been reading Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing on and off for the past few months. I recently bought some new clothes taking advantage of a Black Friday sale on Bonobos and also a sample sale by our client Gitman Bros. I thought it’d be a good opportunity to reassess my wardrobe and get rid of some things. One thing that was immediately apparent to me […]