Tag Archives: Spiritual disciplines

A Better Wake-Up Call

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Do you occasionally sleep past your designated wake-up time? Maybe 255 volts will help your feet find the floor. That’s the thinking behind Pavlok, the fitness band that (according to its website) helps you “wear your willpower” and “form good habits.”  Or, as others have suggested, Pavlok is like a Fitbit that hates you.  For around $175 you can shock yourself into a… Read more »

Train to Win

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Top-drawer actors are famous for commitment to their craft. In 1952, Debbie Reynolds was cast as the female lead in the musical Singin’ in the Rain, where she would star alongside Gene Kelly and Donald O’Connor, two of the greatest dancers in the world. For Reynolds, this was the opportunity of a lifetime.  The problem is that she wasn’t a… Read more »