Michael E. Thies

Michael E. Thies is a fantasy author and holistic health coach who gives you the ingredients to make your best life. Currently, he is residing in Suzhou, China near Shanghai.

How To Build a Morning Routine

In a recent blog post, I mentioned the benefits of getting up early. I wrote that post to encourage people to join the 5 a.m. club challenge that Life’s Kitchen had going on throughout the month of April. Now that this challenge has come to a close, for those of you who didn’t get a chance to experience the beauty and silence that awaits you at 5 a.m., here are some tips for how you can build a morning routine for yourself.

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Does Diet Soda Lead to Obestiy?

People are always shocked when I tell them that I am a holistic health coach who drinks diet soda. They usually believe that my preference for diet soda means that I’m not actually a health coach who knows what he’s talking about, but today I am going to put that one to rest and help you live healthier, more sustainable and holistic lives.

5 Benefits of Waking Up Early

Robin Sharma authored the book 5 A.M. Club, and in it he discusses how “world-class performers” wake up at 5 a.m. While the book isn’t the most captivating of reads due to a plotline that is overly contrived, the message and the advice given within the book is superb. It helps people understand the value of waking up early

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Top 5 Must-Read Non-Fiction Books

While it is still early in the new year, I want to compile this list of my top five non-fiction books that I suggest people try to tackle this year, or at the very list, add to their ‘to-read’ pile. These five books have been influential in my personal growth as an individual, my spiritual growth, my intellectual growth, and my career growth. I am hoping that these books also can do the same for you.