I’M TYLER

I write about physical and mental training, models for decision making, and living the best life possible.

I’m a data scientist, jiu-jitsu practitioner and avid skill-learner who lives on an island in Brazil with my wife and son.

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Nourishing your body effectively can be simpler than you think. Health is one of the most important pillars to perform all functions with maximum efficiency.
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Lessons from great thinkers to day-to-day insights. Live with more presence and high control of your emotions.
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Life

Enjoy the best of life with a clear and well-defined purpose. Stop procrastinating and start building the life you want now.
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A Short Guide to Sniffing Out Bullshit in Yourself and Others

A Short Guide to Sniffing Out Bullshit in Yourself and Others The Story of the Arrogant Homeless Man Two homeless guys sat down next to me at an open-air gym near the waterfront in Florianopolis, Brazil. For the next 30 minutes as I continued to do my training, they conversed on a variety of subjects…

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12 Stoic Principles Explained

12 Stoic Principles Explained The Death of God and Why Stoicism is Important What relevance could a 3000-year-old Greek philosophy have in today’s world? Stoicism, the philosophy originally taught on the porches of Athens, and later practiced by the most powerful ruler in the history of the Roman Empire, Marcus Aurelius, has been making a…

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Are You a Slave to Your Media? Or Conscious in Consumption?

Are You a Slave to Your Media? Or Conscious in Consumption? Do news networks still give us “news” or just entertainment? Can a 2-millennium old book be more useful for life today than a current New York Times Best Seller? Does changing the format of the media we consume modify the way our brain functions?…

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Why We Need to Inject Stress and Chaos into Our Lives

Why We Need to Inject Stress and Chaos into Our Lives You’re Not a Machine. You’re a Part of Nature. Machines Hate Stress. But Nature Loves It. If there’s one word to describe living in the 21st century it would be “comfortable.” It’s easier to survive today than at any other time in history. We…

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ABOUT TYLER

I was raised in a small, lower-middle class town in Nova Scotia, Canada.

I grew up, got a degree in Engineering, and spent my 20’s chasing money in the Oil and Gas Industry in dozens of countries on 4 continents.

After getting a hell of an education in the world and making some decent investments, I’ve been fortunate enough to become financially free and move to Florianopolis island in the south of Brazil.

I’ve won the freedom to choose how to spend my 24 hours per day.

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