Jill Taylor and The Physiological Basis of Bliss: Rewiring Your Brain Circuits [Part 1]

October 11, 2012

What if I told you that bliss, nirvana, enlightenment, oneness with God, oneness with the universe, ecstasy, heaven on earth, or whatever the heck you wanted to call the happiest you can ever imagine being, actually has a physiological basis in the body? That’s right. Just like how diabetes is caused by the death of the […]

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Why I’m Sorry for Jesus’s Crucificion, 9/11, and the Death of Santa Claus … And You Should Be Too. Any Good Butterfly Would!

September 10, 2012

Guess what? Whoever you think crucified Jesus, crashed those planes into the World Trade Center Buildings, and killed Santa Claus and maybe even the Easter Bunny … Didn’t do it alone. I did it too. Santa and the Easter Bunny aren’t really dead.  But if they were and somebody was responsible, it would be me. […]

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The Call to A Better Life: Heroes Journey and Crossfit Lake Arrowhead

August 17, 2012

““If you can see your path laid out in front of you step by step, you know it’s not your path.  Your own path you make with every step you take.  That’s why it’s your path.”  ~Joseph Campbell In the midst of the storm, with the thunder, lightning, and heavy winds, darkness is all around.  […]

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Grandma Emily’s Book Review and Giveaway: Practical Paleo by Diane Sanfilippo

August 6, 2012

Think of your family members, one by one, and list all of the medical conditions that run in your family. I’d put money on it that your list is long. As somebody who values your own health and happiness, dealing with your family can be frustrating.  Your uncle just wants to continue crushing donuts and […]

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Respect The Process: Recovering From Injury and Getting The Tootsie Roll

July 24, 2012

“Life is a journey, not a destination.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson When you’re a child, your birthday is a big deal. You give your mom a wish list. You count down the months, then weeks, and finally days. And no matter how intently you wish your birthday to be “today,” you must wait. You can’t hurry […]

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Enjoy Your Shoes: Happy “Freedom” Day 2012

July 3, 2012

Perspective is a powerful tool for change and a better life. Some ignore their health for decades.  They witness a loved one die prematurely from lifestyle choices (a sugar-laden diet or a 2-pack-a-day cigarette habit).  Next thing you know, they’re working out 7x/week and eating like a perfectionist. Others are complacent living the life that […]

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