Why You Should Level Up and How to Crush 2014

By Steve I’ve been playing video games since I was old enough to hold a controller.
Whether it was guiding Mario across the screen to the flag, or taking Link on an exploration of Hyrule, I loved the concept of “what’s next?”
What’s across that ocean?
What’s in that cave?
What’s down that pipe?
What’s in that treasure chest?
That constant possibility of exploration, increased skill, and a more challenging difficulty kept me wanting more. There was always a new bad guy to defeat, a new location to explore, or new weapon/spell to acquire.
I’ve dedicated the past five years to Nerd Fitness, and the study of this giant video game we call “Life” has taken over my life.
Today, I want to talk about the importance of video games in improving ourselves and show you how exactly to live a leveled up life, even if you’ve never picked up a controller.
Press start.

Are you stuck?

Stuck. We’ve all been there.
Just going through the motions rather than enjoying each day. Counting down to the weekend, counting down to next year, counting down to some mythical “when things slow down” date in the future (that doesn’t actually exist).
Although fake, I couldn’t help but nod my head in agreement when …read more

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