Full disclosure... One of the main purposes of Gen Connect is the publication and promotion of guest-author content—that means your opinion piece, essay, pictures, music or recipe etc). I've been attempting to make the site more contributor-friendly; my vision was to have an entire page devoted to exhibiting each author's picture, bio, and their work. … Continue reading Author Guide: A Di-Purposeful Post
This is a space meant to empower anyone that has ever had a passion which they kept to themselves because they felt their voice or art wasn't important enough to be shared... A space where you can freely express what you're passionate about while at the same time learn from others... Where intellectual and relevant … Continue reading Express, Connect, Empower.
By Felix Rendon If you have Netflix, select the movie Pumping Iron with Arnold Schwarzenegger, and go to minute 10 and 45 seconds… Arnold was on to something, but without even possibly knowing it. He mentions the pump in the gym having to correlate to the feeling of ejaculating during sex. Now, I’m not … Continue reading A Different Kind of Cardio
What is it and how can it help me!? Watch this video. All questions you might have and myths of fasting addressed here. WARNING: this guy couldn’t care less about offending anyone, however, his no-BS and informative articles are too good not to share. He's also hilarious—I think so. More on it’s health benefits … Continue reading On Fasting
Meditation, now more than ever, is one of the best things we can do for ourselves as CEOs, students or anyone trying to combat the stress produced by our high-paced modern lifestyle. The research is clear now that meditation supports restructuring of neural pathways in the brain which is good for anyone trying to: learn … Continue reading On Meditation
Video: How to achieve your most ambitious goal—Actionable advice from a guy with serious credentials.
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
It’s interesting how when you let go of expectation things seem to turn out even better than you could have wished for. Whenever something doesn’t come out as great as we expect, we create for ourselves an opportunity to be let down. By letting go of expectation all together and just being grateful, you will … Continue reading Have more by wanting less
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