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[We are the Foolish Couple, Andy and Minna, founders of the Foco Academy. We focus on mentoring and teaching the Success Principles and how to apply the principles to the 3 areas of life that money can’t buy: Health, Time, and Love Relationship.] 

 

Well, we are here! The end of a decade! This is our last blog of the decade, and since today is New Year’s Eve, we’ll keep this one light. Tomorrow is a brand new decade. How exciting is that!

 

For many of us, during the Christmas holidays is when we tend to be the most nostalgic. We’d bring up old photos, review old letters and journals, and talk about some of the more memorable moments of the past year and the past decade.

 

When you look back at yourself from last year, or the last decade? Do you notice any difference?

Other than the obvious signs such as gray hair and wrinkles, have your body shape changed.

Do you feel and behave just as young as you were 10 years ago?

Or are you now less...

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SMART Goals 2020

2020 goals smart success Dec 28, 2019
 

[We are the Foolish Couple, Andy and Minna, founders of the Foco Academy. We focus on mentoring and teaching the Success Principles and how to apply the principles to the 3 areas of life that money can’t buy: Health, Time, and Love Relationship.] 

 

There are only a few more days left and we’re going not only into a new year, we’re going into a new decade! That’s big! It only happens once every 10 years!

 

So, how was your last 10 years? Was it just about the same as the previous 10 years? Do you want your next 10 years to be just the same as the last 10 years? If you are, that’s perfectly fine. Many people lead exactly the same life year after year, decade after decade. There’s nothing wrong with that.

 

But maybe there’s something that you want to improve in your life. Maybe you’ve gained some weight and you can’t seem to get rid of it. Maybe you’ve lost the energy and the drive to excel in your work....

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Travel Tips for the Holidays

 

[We are the Foolish Couple, Andy and Minna, founders of the Foco Academy. We focus on mentoring and teaching the Success Principles and how to apply the principles to the 3 areas of life that money can’t buy: Health, Time, and Love Relationship.] 

 

We’re on the last stretch of the year and many of you may be planning on traveling somewhere, whether it is to go back to your family or to visit a new place. While the holidays may be joyful and happy, your travel plans can sometimes stress you out.

 

This is also the season where many people tend to get sick. During the Winter season, your immune system tends to be a little weaker, and the holiday plans increases your stress level which also makes you easier to get sick, especially if your travel plans involves being stuck in a plane full of people with germs.

 

So, in this blog, we hope to ease your stress a little bit this holiday season by giving you our holiday travel tips. We’ve certainly done...

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Do You want a Veggie Burger

 
Hi I am Andy and together with Minna, we are the founders of the Foco Academy. We focus on mentoring and teaching the Success Principles and how to apply the principles to the 3 areas of life that money can’t buy: Health, Time, and Love Relationship.

 

Do you want some veggies in your burger?

           

Are you confused about all the latest fad diets out there? For as long as I could remember, there was always some type of diet that was in fashion during the time, and then a few years later, someone says that diet was no good and there’s a better one. Some of the more popular ones were probably the Atkins diet, or in recent years, the Paleo diet and the ketogenic diet. And then of course, there are people that says the Paleo is not good for your health and that the Keto diet doesn’t work.

 

With all the new diets out there, how do you know what is healthy or safe to eat? Are you just going to blindly...

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Dangers of Natural Herbal Supplementation

 
[We are the Foolish Couple, Andy and Minna, founders of the Foco Academy. We focus on mentoring and teaching the Success Principles and how to apply the principles to the 3 areas of life that money can’t buy: Health, Time, and Love Relationship.] 

 

Dangers of “Natural” Supplementation

 

Nowadays, more and more people are looking for natural supplements such as Ayurvedic and herbal medicine from traditional Chinese medicine to lose weight, for adrenal support, performance enhancement, digestive health or just general health and well-being. But there is one common mistake that can pretty much overwrite any of the benefits of their supplementation.

 

And that mistake is people make the assumption that because the supplementation is supposedly ‘all natural’ and is not a prescription drug, that it is safe for them to use.

Just because something is ‘labeled’ as natural doesn’t necessarily mean that it is good for...

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Holiday Feast

 
[We are the Foolish Couple, Andy and Minna, founders of the Foco Academy. We focus on mentoring and teaching the Success Principles and how to apply the principles to the 3 areas of life that money can’t buy: Health, Time, and Love Relationship.]

 

Over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, we went to a secluded location about 3 hours from where we live, and there was 8 inches of snow on the ground. We had a blast, we played in the snow, built ugly snowmen, had snowball fights, tobogganing and made snow angels. We had a lot of fun, but at the end of the day, we were drenched in dirty snow and dirt and whatever else was outside.

 

So, what did we do? We took a shower, of course. And I’m pretty that’s what you would do too when you are dirty.

 

But what about inside your body? You may not see the dirt, but you probably feel it. You just didn’t know it. How do you know if your internal body is dirty? Lemme ask you this:

 

When you wake up in the...

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The Matrix Reloaded - Personal Development 101, Part 2

personal development Nov 23, 2019
[We are the Foolish Couple, Andy and Minna, founders of the Foco Academy. We focus on mentoring and teaching the Success Principles and how to apply the principles to the 3 areas of life that money can’t buy: Health, Time, and Love Relationship.]

[This is a follow-up to Part 1 of our blog series – The Matrix: Personal Development 101]

So, did you go back and watch Matrix part 1? If you were Neo, would you choose the blue pill or the red pill? Have you thought about what kind of ‘programming’ you’ve had in your mind that’s preventing you from moving on? Are they anchors that’s preventing you from moving forward, or are they engines that drives you towards your goal?

 

Awareness is the first step to personal development. Before you can develop, you must first know what areas you need to work on.

 

But, just in case that you are debating between the blue and red pill, I have one word for you: Entropy.

 

Entropy means a lack of...

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The Matrix - Personal Development 101, Part 1

personal development Nov 17, 2019
[We are the Foolish Couple, Andy and Minna, founders of the Foco Academy. We focus on mentoring and teaching the Success Principles and how to apply the principles to the 3 areas of life that money can’t buy: Health, Time, and Love Relationship.]

 

One of my favorite movies of all time is the Matrix, Part 1. Not only because Keanu Reeves is in it. It is part of the reason, of course, but also because of the revolutionary idea of the story and the transformation of the hero in the story.

 

 

Every good story has these components. The hero, who is usually the main character, the problem, the guide, the love interest, the villain and the success. The hero was always pathetic when they started. Neo started off as a moonlighting hacker. But with the guide, Morpheus, who trained and led Neo through the transformation. The love from Trinity was boundless and always supportive. With the guide and love, Neo was able to morph into ‘The One’ and finally defeat...

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Happy Remembrance Day

 

Happy Remembrance Day.

 

Today, on Veterans Day, we honor the heroes who lost their lives during the first World War. In Canada, we actually call it Remembrance day.

 

HI I am Andrew from the Foolish Couple. In our blogs, we mostly guides you on the 3 things in life that you cannot buy, even if you have an unlimited supply of money. Those 3 things are health, love, and time.

 

Today, not only do we honor the fallen heroes of days past, but we should also honor our own fallen heroes. The hero who I’d like to honor today is my dad. Isn’t it funny that you don’t miss your heroes until they are gone?

 

It’s been over two years since he passed, and he is still teaching me things after he was gone.

 

I want to share with you something that my dad did religiously, every night, before going to bed, all the way until he wasn’t physically able to do it because of his advanced Parkinson’s.

Every night, just before going to bed, he...

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LOL Series - Vision

 

Lessons on Love Series - Vision

Do you ever feel like your relationship is not going as strong as you want it to be?

I’m talking about your loving, intimate relationship with your partner.

"As we progress in life we typically see that our careers and finances tend to stabilize but the other parts of our lives may be falling apart."

And these parts of your life are usually your health situation, your loving relationship, and the fact that you are running out of time.

 

We are the Foolish Couple. I am Minna, and this is my husband Andy. In our blogs we mostly guides you on the 3 things in life that you cannot buy, even if you have an unlimited supply of money. And those 3 things, are health, love, and time.

 We’ve been together for over 3 decades and over the last 30 years, we’ve had our ups and downs. But we have also figured out a lot about what keeps some couples together while others fall apart. So today, we are going to kick start a series on loving...

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