Features don’t win, solutions do. Also: Why you’re wrong about the new iPhone.

If you’ve read any blogs or scanned Facebook, you’ll see all sorts of negative comments about the new iPhone 5. “It doesn’t have NFS.” “The screen on the (insert crazy-named Android device here) is much bigger!” “It doesn’t have an SD card reader.” “OMG, they changed the port.” Or, if you’re really desperate, you’ll run ads like Samsung: Is Apple …

The “I don’t have time” myth

I hear it all the time: “I don’t have time to write.” “I don’t have time to workout.” “I don’t have time to eat healthy.” “I don’t have time to read.” I have one thing to say: BS! Wait…there is one thing that you don’t have time for.┬áBronchitis. Ain’t no body got time for that. ­čÖé A new research study …

Feeling tired all the time? You might have Idiopathic Hypersomnia

I recently participated in a sleep study. After the doctor reviewed the results of my sleep study, we have a verdict: idiopathic hypersomnia. As I’ve mentioned before, I think it’s hilarious that I have something with the word idiot in it. But it’s a┬áreal disorder that many have, but I’d argue many don’t know about. What is Idiopathic Hypersomnia? When …

How to find the perfect mattress and sleep like the dead

Money doesn’t buy happiness, but it can buy a new Sealy Optimum Radiance Mattress, and that’s pretty darn close. Read on to find the perfect mattress for you. I wasn’t really looking for a mattress a couple of weeks ago, but as they say, “Sometimes you find exactly what you need when you aren’t looking.” If your thought mattress shopping …

How does a sleep study work?

Thursday night and all day Friday, I embarked on a sleep study. It’s been a very different and maddening experience. What is exactly do you do during a sleep study? Let me explain: Thursday night I arrived that the Sleep Clinic. They checked in me in and gave me a quick survey (“Was today a normal or abnormal day?” I …

I’m doing a sleep study, here’s why.

According to the National Institute of Health, more than 40 million Americans suffer from chronic, long-term sleep disorders, and there another 20 million that report sleeping problems occasionally. After all, Americans spend over $2 Billion (yes, that’s billion, with a “B”) on prescription sleeping pills. I don’t take prescription sleep drugs (more on what I do, later), especially because there …

Introducing… 3 Things.

1 Couch. 2 Guys. 3 Things. This all started as a joke between my buddy Aaron Marez. We were hanging around my house, just chatting, and we wondered, “Would anyone watch this?” So, we decided to come up with a format and just put something out there. It’s by no means perfect, but gives you an idea of what we’re …

Is soy bad for you?

Is soy good for you? Or bad for you? If you watch TV, you’ll get the message that soy is a wonder food. In fact, 80 percent of Americans think that soy is healthy. Is that true? No way, Jos├ę. Let’s dive in: This isn’t your (Asian) Father’s Soy.First of all, soy isn’t just in soy milk or tofu anymore. …

How to manage email in 6 easy steps

  We all have a love-hate relationship with email. In fact, that relationship is scientific. It turns out that we all release a little bit of dopamine when we get a new email. It feels good, it’s addictive. Too many of us are addicted to email, hanging on until we get that next email, that next push notification, that next …