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Don’t Let a Slip Turn into a Fall

Building a new, lasting habit is hard. A recent survey showed that more than half of people who set a New Year’s resolution fail to keep it for longer than a year. That may sound like you have a fifty-fifty chance of forming a habit that sticks, but with the right preparation, you can beat…

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Tom’s February Update

Back in December, when I was thinking about 2023, I thought this might be the year I finally nailed down a Restoration habit. I’ve never had success with meditation, but some of the other restorative practices our science team has surfaced sound more appealing; I thought I might try them out in January. Then, I…

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Balance Your Restoration with Zero

Life is full of stressors, and how we deal with them is an essential component of our overall health and well-being. The word Restoration may conjure images of fancy spas and ambitious home remodelings, but we’re here to talk about Restoration as a tool for managing stress and getting back into balance.  Because it’s seen…

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Balance Your Sleep with Zero

It might sound basic, but sleeping is one of the best things you can do for your well-being. Sleep can prevent disease, improve mental health, and even boost physical performance. In fact, Sleep is so vital to so many health metrics that it’s one of the Four Pillars of Health — along with Nutrition, Activity,…

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Balance Your Activity with Zero

The research is clear: All types of movement, from vacuuming to ice hockey, can improve your health. But despite the myriad benefits that physical activity brings, only 23.2% of US adults meet the CDC’s guidelines for both aerobic and muscle-strengthening activity. Ultimately, a lack of exercise can increase the likelihood of heart disease, type 2…

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Tom’s January Update

Late last year, my wife and I decided to move to Los Angeles. We’d both lived there prior to the pandemic and, when we finally visited again, we found ourselves yearning for the city — and the people in it. This got me thinking about the influence of friends and family on my life. After all,…

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Balance Your Nutrition with Zero

Ask your mom, doctor, or friendly registered dietician for nutrition advice, and you’ll almost certainly receive a lengthy and enthusiastic response. Since we’re all experts in our own self-designated n=1 nutrition study, nearly everyone has an opinion on what healthy eating is — and how to go about it. While no one diet is right…

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Balance Your Health with Zero

If you’ve downloaded Zero, chances are that you’re here to create or maintain a fasting habit. Fasting is a wonderful tool for achieving all sorts of health goals, but that’s exactly what it is — a tool, not your final destination. To truly optimize your health, it’s important to consider the larger ecosystem of what…

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Meet the New Zero: Fasting, but Better

Over the last few months, you may have noticed some gradual — but significant — changes to Zero. Historically, we’ve focused exclusively on helping you create and maintain a fasting practice, and that’s probably why you’re here. While fasting is an excellent tool for achieving all sorts of health goals, that’s exactly what it is: a…

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4 Tips for Mindful Holiday Eating

Ahhh, the holidays. That time of year when offices across the world throw cheerful, debaucherous parties. That time when you spend half your workday online shopping for your nieces and nephews, and the other half googling “gifts for preteens.” That time when your calendar fills up with holiday commitments. That time when your Pinterest starts…

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