Ben Ahrens: Cultivating Intuition Through Meticulous Self-Tracking

March 18, 2012

Ben Ahrens got his start in self-tracking as a personal trainer for six years. He was then diagnosed with Lyme disease and spent two years in bed. In the video below, he talks about his tracking failures, the importance of intuition and simplicity, and what he learned about controlling his symptoms by tweaking his mental state. A courageous, honest, insightful story. (Filmed by the New York QS Show&Tell meetup group.)

Ben Ahrens – Cultivating Intuition Through Meticulous Self-Tracking from Steven Dean on Vimeo.

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