Gen the 10 Young woman reading smartphoneIf you are traveling on this Memorial Day weekend, please be safe! I hope you get to spend time with friends and family!

Enjoy some books and articles on this holiday weekend!

Book I read this week: The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph by Ryan Holiday. There is a reason that this book is a favorite of many celebrities and pro sports teams. It’s phenomenal. Trust me – it’s worth reading!

 Book I’m reading next week: Fully Alive: Lighten Up and Live – A Journey that Will Change Your LIfe by Ken Davis. I have gotten to work with Ken several times in a mentorship group. He is so funny and insightful. I can’t wait to read his book!

Sports Medicine
Tough injuries in elite athletes: Preexisting Rotator Cuff Tears as a Predictor of Outcomes in National Football League Athletes by Daniel B. Gibbs, T. Sean Lynch, M. Mustafa Gombera, Matthew D. Saltzman, Gordon W. Nuber, Gregory D. Schroeder, Mark Labelle, and Brian P. Hollett in Sports Health

“Hitting your head over and over again may have long-term consequences.” More proof: Repeated hits to head more significant than concussions, new study suggests by Rick Maese in The Washington Post

I’ve been working hard to get more sleep? Do you get enough? Study: A third of U.S. adults don’t get enough sleep by Morgan Manella in CNN

I take supplements periodically, but I am starting to give most of them up. Why Dietary Supplements Are a Waste of Your Money by Alyssa Raiola in Greatist

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Another reason to turn off your gadgets at night: Is Social Media Messing With Your Sleep? by Jessica Stillman in Inc.

I don’t use all of these ideas, but they might help you blog more regularly: 5 ways to cultivate a terrific blog in half the time by Mark Schaefer in Ragan

Productivity and Self Improvement
What is your nightly routine? Finding an evening routine that works by Laura Vanderkam in

Could you “opt out” of these parts of our lives? Opt Out: A Simplicity Manifesto by Leo Babauta in

Did you like one of these articles or books? Do you have any others to share? I’d love to hear your thoughts below!

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