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The top 10 (healthy) must-haves for any editing gig

Staying healthy in the post-production industry isn’t easy under any circumstances. But traveling from one show to the next and constantly working in different offices doesn’t make it any easier. Whether you travel from edit bay to edit bay once a month, every six months, or once a year, here are ten items I make sure I bring or have provided at every office I work in to maintain optimal health and performance.… Read more...

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My FiP Journey: Skinny DOES NOT Equal Healthy

 

I’ve never been out of shape. I’ve never been overweight. I’ve never had a problem with overeating. None of this means I was “well.” Being skinny does not mean being healthy and it certainly does not equal wellness.

LAST YEAR SUCKED

Last year was probably the most stressful year of my life.… Read more...

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What is Neurofeedback?

 

I’m a film editor, not a neuroscientist (although I have edited a neuroscientist on TV). My strength is in my creativity and ability to tell stories visually, not my technical skills or vast scientific knowledge. So let’s be clear…I’m just a guy.… Read more...

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Rich Food, Poor Food: The Ultimate Grocery Purchasing System (GPS)

 

Grocery shopping is a part of life. It’s an errand…a “chore.” We do it out of necessity, and for the most part we stick to the same routines and buy the same staple foods week after week. But how many of us actually understand what our “food” is made of, and more importantly, how those ingredients affect our health?… Read more...

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The Beachbody “3-Day Refresh”

We’ve all had this experience sometime in our lives….we spend hours cleaning and organizing something, whether it’s our edit suite, our living room, or perhaps our car. You may have started out wearing a hazmat suit, but after a lot of sweat and elbow grease, you ditched the gas mask and had a spit-shined space you could be proud of.… Read more...

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Why eating is about more than just taste

What’s the first question we ask ourselves when we’re looking at the menu at a restaurant or rolling down the aisles at the grocery store. Most likely it’s…

“Hmmm, what looks good today?”

 Translated…what is going to taste good in my mouth for the 30 seconds I chew and  then swallow it?… Read more...

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My BEFORE and AFTER, courtesy of P90X2

Let me start by saying the following…this is thoroughly embarrassing. There is no part of me that is boasting about my progress or showing off in any way. But I am proud of the immense effort I’ve put into my training the last three months, and I’m happy with my results thus far.… Read more...