John Dryden famously said, “We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.”
Confucius said, “Men’s natures are alike; it is their habits that separate them.”
And Aristotle noticed that, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.”
You probably know that crunches and sit-ups alone won’t give you sculpted abs. Only a drop in overall body fat will uncover your stomach muscles.
All too often the idea of making dinner at home comes with an overwhelming sense of dread. You think of the effort it will take and the mess that it will make. Not to mention, your family may not even like what you’ve slaved over, making the whole process a waste of time.
Pedram is originally from Kerman, Iran, which is located in the southern part of Iran. He came to the United States to attend Valparaiso University in 2012, where he earned his bachelor's degree in exercise science.
My name is Tom Yogan and I have been a member of the Valparaiso community since 1993.