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Passion

Passion My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them. #kerouac. Late in the year, it’s difficult to maintain our convictions. Holiday travel, eating, and time with family have a way of disrupting our routine. So how are we to maintain our consciousness lifestyle and wellbeing […]

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Joy – Mountain Biking

Joy – Mountain Biking I didn’t know that joy could be so simple. With wind whipping across my face, I felt at ease. I felt like a kid. I felt like nothing else mattered. This weekend I had to share this experience with a loved one: I told her, “it was like nothing else mattered. […]

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Testosterone

As a functional health practitioner, I’ve seen a huge decline in men’s testosterone over my career. This could be due to environmental factors, high stress, toxic chemical exposure, sedentary lifestyles, or piss-poor nutrition. Ultimately, the health of our hormones dictates our motivation, physical and mental performance, and graceful aging.

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Minutiae

It’s too easy to get caught up in the minutiae of making a living. If you’re lucky enough to have an occupation that you’re truly passionate about, that helps the common good, and serves a greater purpose, then you’re one of the select few. For many of us, work is about making money, and in […]

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Slow and Steady

Slow and Steady. The more I learn about human physiology, the more inclined I am to tell my clients that slow and steady wins the race. In American Culture, we are committed to high productivity to our chagrin. Although our work ethic reflects in our incredible achievements, the body can only take so much. I […]

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Cannabis

Cannabis My job as an educator is to share my experiences with my students. I strive to analyze the costs and benefits of supplementation and lifestyle interventions to better myself and those around me. I have long been a fan of cannabis. Using #THC has brought my creativity and problem solving to new heights. #CBD has helped me ward […]

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Foundation

Foundation. Our lives are full of options – so much so that we get paralyzed in our analysis of how to successfully circumnavigate our health building. Although variety is the “spice of life,” a foundation built on consistency is our rock. When we lay a regulated framework for our daily habits, our health can blossom. […]

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Heavy Indian Club Swinging

Athletes improvise. Having stepped away from #trackandfield during college, I remained fervent in my training. My goal has always been to grow in my strength and power, but I never wanted these attributes to become mindless pursuits. . Athletes training for sport have a neuroplastic advantage: they move, they improvise, they integrate. . I think […]

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The Paradox of Choice

The Paradox of Choice How do we separate what matters from mere distraction? #PavelTsatsouline says, “We in the West are continually dazzled by the latest innovation, seduced by shortcuts, lured by sleek and glossy exercise machines and razzle-dazzle nutritional supplements… Human nature given an opportunity prefers choice to monotony, variety over sameness, but perhaps our affluence […]

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