How to Build, Stack, and Integrate Healthy Habits

Habits are a huge part of daily life. In fact, research finds that between one third and one half of your actions every day are habitual. To ensure that your numerous existing habits are serving you — and to create new ones that will support your health for years to come — follow this guide to…

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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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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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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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Will It Break My Fast?

When considering whether a food, beverage, or supplement might break a fast, it’s important to first consider what your goals are around fasting. The three most common reasons people fast are for weight loss/metabolic health, gut rest, or longevity. Let’s look at a few items through that lens. Coffee Coffee has minimal calories, but what…

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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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