If you’ve not read all the blog posts in this series here’s a quick overview and why you should. Join our mailing list to get a weekly email of our articles and never miss out again.

Health Benefits

  • Coffee improves cognitive function
  • Pre-ground coffee contains contaminates
  • Coffee can reduce several health risks
    • cardiovascular disease
    • type 2 diabetes
    • Parkinson’s disease
    • uterine and liver cancer
    • and others…
  • Coffee can magnify the benefits of mindfulness and meditation.

Fresh Equals Flavor

  • After 15 minutes ground coffee loses 60% of its aroma.
  • Pre-ground coffee isn’t 100% coffee, and thus the subtle flavors are ruined by twigs, leaves, and other contaminates.
  • Fresh ground coffee unlocks the oils in the bean.
  • Coffee section at grocery store allows to you sample new coffee without buying a whole pound.
  • One bean can tell you everything you need to know.

Variety is the Spice of Life

  • Whole bean offers more variety than large scale pre-ground coffee.
  • Independent Coffee roasters are changing the world of coffee.
  • Roast levels:
    • Light – Most unique flavors
    • Medium – Middle of the road
    • Dark – Most common
  • Added Flavors are a don’t! It will ruin the coffee beans.

Morning Ritual

  • Use coffee to enter Flow State (the zone)
  • Creating a ritual around your coffee will force you to be mindful and unlock your creativity.
  • Mindfulness + Caffeine = Superhuman Focus (Flow State)
    • Mental Resilience—stress will not affect you as much.
    • Mental Clarity—your mind won’t wonder as much while you’re trying to think of solutions to your daily problems.
    • Mental Strength—you’ll be able to focus on your daily tasks for longer stretches of time.

Save Money

  • If you’re buying your coffee at a coffee shop on the way to work to save time, then this post is for you!
  • You’ll save between $1.24 and $2.63 per cup.
  • Read this post to see how you can save money, and get your morning cup of coffee in under 1 minute.
  • We still recommend taking the time to create a morning ritual around coffee, but we understand if coffee is just a means to an end for you.

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