Why is it that “all or nothing” approaches sometimes feel so much easier than moderation-based approaches? One theory, is that it leaves little room for decision making, which is what scientists believe to be one of the main culprits of psychological stress and mental fatigue. Additionally, an all-or-nothing approach is usually used in the beginning … Continue reading Deciding Ourselves to Death
Ever heard of the phrase "man up"? This short post will not be about that. Rather, a set of skills ignored too frequently, yet which are vital to humankind and it's prosperity. We could all -speaking mostly to the men here- learn from woman. I like the movement of feminism because it empowers women. Men … Continue reading Woman Up
Wealth: The amount of love in your life. Guns: Those majestic lumps on your arms! (Or maybe under your skin... developing). Sex: Well, that's what it is actually. And a very important aspect of fitness indeed. Let me preface this by saying it is not necessarily “healthy” to be overweight, and almost everyone - with very few exceptions … Continue reading Fitness: Sex, Guns, and Wealth.
Per·fec·tion noun "A disposition to regard anything short of perfection as unacceptable" Gen Connect is up and running. I thought I would have felt a sense of accomplishment at this point. Instead, what crept up on me was an overwhelming sense of anxiety. A kind of anxiety that I'm quite familiar with, which I tend … Continue reading Perfectionism, Ego’s Best Friend
With every post I make I will be learning and gaining new insights. When doing anything which requires repetitive practice (pretty much any skill worth learning) I like to imagine the billions of neurons in my brain firing and rewiring, forming new pathways and networks... but I digress. (Who knows, this imagery might help). I'm … Continue reading Small Steps, Growth and Baby Elon Musk
Building this website is more challenging than I would have imagined and at points feels daunting, which is where the skills I've learned doing yoga come into play. If you've ever done yoga you know that it isn't nearly as easy as it looks. If you haven't, don't think and just try it. Yoga forces … Continue reading The Art of Yoga and Building a Website