Finding Peace Amongst the Chaos

Recently, due to the fires ripping up and down the west coast, Aaron’s entire home and property was burned to the ground, leaving 3 generations of his family homeless. Despite that, Aaron's personal life philosophy and approach to hardship is allowing him and his family to find peace amidst the chaos.

Listen now.

Be a Schedule Builder, Not a List Maker

Have you ever looked at your to-do list at the end of your day only to find it longer than when you started? Time blocking is a great way to plan an efficient day of getting stuff done. 

Read the full article here.

"If you are depressed you are living in the past if you are anxious you are living in the future, if you are at peace, you are living in the present."

—Lao Tzu


How Michael Strahan's NFL Career Helped Him Become a Savvy Business Leader

The Hall of Famer developed a critical entrepreneurial skill during his 15-year football career: the ability to thoroughly study and prepare.

How to Lead Like Michael Strahan

Wisdom of Sundays : Life-changing Insights from Super Soul Conversations 

Oprah Winfrey shares insights from thought leaders during her Super Soul Tour. 

Get inspired

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 Growing in Health, Wellness & Business

Cody Mooney and ROMWOD Owner Scott Perkins join us for a transformation story that touches on growth in health, wellness, and business.

Listen now.

Box Co-Founder Aaron Levie Says These 3 Things Are Key to Thriving in a Disruptive Environment

Disruption can be a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be the difference between thriving and failing.

Read the full article here.

"Optimism is the one quality more associated with success and happiness than any other."

—Brian Tracy

How To Be A Mental Health Leader For Your Team

If there is one good thing that has come from 2020, it is the heightened conversation around mental health. Forbes explains how to be an advocate for your team.

How To Be A Mental Health Leader For Your Team

85 Best Business Books in 2020 for Entrepreneurs, Creatives & Professionals to Read (and Grow)

Need some time away from the screen? Ryan Robinson put together an extensive list of business books guaranteed to expand your mind.

Check out the complete reading list here.

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Get out of Your Comfort Zone' is Bad Advice | by Ramon Pedrollo Bez | Data Driven Investor | Medium

 20 Podcasts That Will Help You Grow(opens in new window)

As we head into the final quarter of 2020, here are some podcasts to help propel you towards success as an entrepreneur.

Check out the podcast list here(opens in new window)

"Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you."

—Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The Best Spotify Workout Playlists(opens in new window)

Complex has compiled a handful of Spotify playlists from top athletes and professionals, to help you stay in the groove as you grind through your workouts this Fall.

Check out the full article here(opens in new window)

20 All-Time Best Motivational Books to Inspire You(opens in new window)

Struggling to stay motivated lately? Lifehack has compiled a kickass reading list that will have you feeling inspired and ready to seize the day!

Check out the complete reading list here(opens in new window)


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If you’re like most of us, it’s hard to stay motivated all the time. Life can easily get in the way, and energy shifts happen to us all. That’s why we’re sharing our TOP TIPS for WORKOUT MOTIVATION to help you get through any slump and crush your fitness goals!


Whether it’s a quick 15 minutes or a full hour, early morning or during your afternoon break, be sure to bake your workout time into your day— treat it as a sacred chunk of the day that cannot be touched or moved, no matter what—it’s 100% YOU time. Stick to it, because consistency is key!


Feeling sluggish or lacking energy only makes it that much harder to feel like working out. That’s why it’s important to make sure your body is getting all the nutrients and hydration it needs to help you soar through your day. Drink plenty of water and make sure you’re eating enough real food to fuel your body with vitamins and nutrients daily.


Having a set daily routine will help you prioritize your workouts, regardless of how hectic your day gets. Plus it helps wire your brain to create a habit of working out, rather than relying on motivation (which comes and goes). In time, your loved ones will even start to remember: Hey it’s 5:15, that means Jane’s unavailable for the next hour. Trust us, your body, mind and family will notice how much more balanced you are when you stick to your schedule!


Not every day is going to be the “best workout of your life.” So be realistic—accept the fact that some days, even just putting on your running shoes and going for a walk or moving your body for 10 minutes is a huge WIN. You did it! Pat yourself on the back, then get pumped for a killer workout tomorrow.


If you’re an early-morning fitness junkie, you’re in luck because this next hack is for you. Going to bed wearing your workout clothes can help make those early morning wake-up calls a little less painful. Just roll out of bed already dressed in your workout gear, lace up, and you’re out the door!


Need a convenient way to take your workout recovery with you ON THE GO? Our new powder packets of FITAID GO are perfect for wherever your fitness takes you. Only 5 calories per packet and a refreshing citrus taste—just add water and GO!


> > > Stay well.

Joshua Schall sat down with LIFEAID co-founder Aaron Hinde during an April 2020* interview—just as the COVID-19 pandemic was beginning to affect both business owners and consumers—for a candid discussion about how to harness the power of your mind to set yourself up for success.

(*Note: This interview contains dated information about the LIFEAID LIFT program which ran until late June 2020, to help get gyms back on their feet.)

You can watch the full podcast episode on YouTube here.


Survey Reveals Gyms Will Never Be the Same After Coronavirus

A recent OnePoll survey asked 2,000 Americans how they will be handling their fitness and whether they will be returning to their local gym, as doors begin reopening worldwide. The results may shock you.

Read the full article here.


6 Quarantine Cooking Strategies to Make the Most of Every Store Trip

Two pro triathletes share their top recipes and tips for success in the kitchen.

Read the full article here.

"It's very interesting that it took isolation to bring everybody together."

—Aaron Hinde

10 Entrepreneurial Lessons You Didn't Learn in College

Check out these 10 lessons from top entrepreneurs that you can't learn from a textbook.

Read the full article here.


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Written by travel blogger Tiffany Ammerman 

This is definitely an unprecedented time in everyone’s lives. As we’re self-isolating in our own homes, many people are finding creative ways to stay connected during this time of social distancing. While it might not be the same as gathering your closest friends together for a backyard BBQ, these clever ways of staying in touch with your friends are sure to help banish any quarantine blues.


  1. Share Your Playlists
    Curating a personalized playlist is an old throwback to creating mix tapes (or CDs, for all you millenials out there) for your best friend, and it is a classic, time-tested tradition of showing someone that you care. Not only can you create a playlist for your friends but you can also create various different playlists to share with others so they can listen while doing quarantine activities, like making dinner or cleaning out their closet. It'll make them feel more connected to you and help boost their mood.
  2. Virtual Workout Sessions
    Athletes are having to get a bit creative when it comes to sticking to their workout routine from home lately. Even though we may be maintaining our fitness, most of us are missing that important social aspect of being a member of a gym and its community. A cool way to get together with your gym buddies during quarantine is to set up a WOD, HIIT, yoga or stretching session over FaceTime (video call). Not only are you getting your workout in for the day but you’re also getting the chance to connect with your fitness friends. Just knowing we're all still sweating through this together can help keep you motivated!
  3. Watch Shows Together
    Streaming services (like Netflix® and Hulu®) have been churning out the content lately, so now is the perfect time to (video) call up your sister, co-worker or friends and tune into the same guilty pleasure reality series. Just because we can't physically have visitors in our home doesn’t mean we can’t have a fun night of laughing and chatting together over FaceTime, Zoom® or video calls with them.
  4. Parking Lot Dinner Dates
    Want to spend time with your partner or loved one while helping to support your local economy at the same time? Try a parking lot dinner date! Many local restaurants are still safely offering take-away options for select menu items, so grab yourself a yummy meal and meet your favorite person in the parking lot. While still maintaining the six feet of required distance, you can sit in your car while they sit in theirs—with the windows rolled down—and spend some quality time catching up. Nothing beats good food and good company, and a few feet of distance is always better than a few miles.
  5. FaceTime While Cooking
    Sharing recipes has seen a resurgence, with thousands of people discovering or rekindling their love of cooking and baking while in quarantine. (Finding bread and yeast online or in stores lately is like a quest for the Holy Grail!) When has there ever been a better time to try trading recipes with a friend or—as an added level of fun—try cooking together virtually! Not only can you get in some good gab time but you can also share cooking advice while attempting to master each other’s favorite recipe(s). Plus, making a mess in the kitchen is always more fun when someone is doing it with you, even if it's only virtually. After quarantine, we may have to change the saying to: "Friends who cook together stay together."


This is a new way of life for everyone so it’s normal to feel days of frustration, stress and loneliness. Taking this new journey one day at a time while finding new, inventive ways to connect with our loved ones is a helpful way to make us feel more social and happy. While these creative shelter-in-place solutions may not be able to replace the joy of holding our partner's hand at the movie theatre on the weekends or meeting up with friends for brunch, we must simply do our best to stay connected and positive during this time. Being kind to ourselves by prioritizing self-care is not only about eating well and keeping fit, it's also about remaining connected with our core group of loved ones. So the next time you’re feeling down, hop on a video call with your best friend and try working out, cooking or just talking while sheltering-in-place, virtually, together. 


Cover photo courtesy of @ninaghamari
Cooking photo courtesy of 


About the Author:
Georgia native Tiffany Ammerman is the thru-hiker and CrossFitter behind the travel blog The Goodish Traveler. She spends the majority of her time traveling, eating sushi and searching for hiking trails. When she's not blogging, Ammerman can be found training at CrossFit LaGrange and teaching art to kids.

You can follow her adventures on Instagram: @the_goodish_traveler or her website:


> > > Stay well.

Amidst the current COVID-19 crisis, it is our health care heroes who have helped sustain us, the brave women and men who are tirelessly battling on the front lines of this pandemic with smiles under their masked faces. To each and every one of you, for your sacrifice and your bravery, we say THANK YOU. 

This month, LIFEAID has donated over 30 pallets of FITAID ZERO to more than 150 hospitals worldwide to help fuel the dedicated paramedics, nurses and doctors on their rounds. Here are just a few of the many heroes who wear masks. We could not get through this time without you!

WPB Medical Center in Virginia

Loma Linda University Medical Center in California

Covenant/Fort Sanders Regional Hospital in Tennessee

Columbia Memorial Health in New York

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla in California

Trident Hospital in South Carolina

Gilbert Fire Department in Arizona 

Bellevue Pharmacy in New York

St. Luke’s Health System in Wisconsin


> > > Stay well.

Later this week, LIFEAID will be launching its LIFEAID LIFT program.
Watch your inbox for additional details!

“Our gyms have been so supportive of our brand, making FITAID the #1 Workout Recovery Drink in America. Now we want to give back and provide monetary assistance to them during this time of turbulence and financial uncertainty. We’re all in this together.”
—Orion Melehan, LIFEAID CEO and co-founder


The Guest Show Podcast: Aaron Hinde Discusses How to Thrive During This Time of Uncertainty

On this episode of the Guest Show, co-founder and president of LIFEAID Beverage Company, Aaron Hinde comes on to talk about the uncertainty presented by the COVID-19 outbreak and how you can steer your business through it.

Aaron's life story takes him through all the ups and downs that entrepreneurs face and this episode presents his actionable advice that you can use now to get through this.

Listen to this episode here.


from Nutritional Coaching Institute

As part of the LIFEAID family, Nutritional Coaching Institute is giving you FREE access to one of their best-selling online courses (worth over $2,000). Also, be sure to check out their gut-health course. Get started today!

Learn more about the gut-health course here.

Learn more about the FREE NCI Level-1 course here.

"If we picture ourselves like magnets ... If everybody is throwing out the same polarity—and it's fear—then the people who throw out confidence, certainty and calm are going to be like the super-magnets, attracting everybody to them."
—Dr. Sean Pastuch

LIFEAID Employees Find Positivity in Social Distancing

During this dark time for many, the entire team at LIFEAID Beverage Co. is shedding a light on the brighter side of social distancing.

Read the blog here.

Debunking 4 Popular Immunity Myths

Dr. Nick, MD, talks all-things immunity and sets the record straight about a few commonly misbelieved notions.

Read the article here.


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