Hope Begins In The Dark

Hope Begins In The Dark

As a strength coach you wake up in the dark. The silence of morning echoes all around you as you get ready for the day. Some days you are tired, but something tugs on you to keep on. That something cannot be money because you will quit and your clients will eventually...
Pop Tarts or Paleo?

Pop Tarts or Paleo?

I haven’t eaten a Pop Tart since high school, and that does not make me a better human than anyone else. In every consult, I make sure to tell my clients that we cannot be attached to “Paleo.” Instead, we have to be attached to nutrient density and finding...
The Pressure to Find Your “Passion” is Annoying

The Pressure to Find Your “Passion” is Annoying

“I used to think freedom meant doing whatever you want. It means knowing who you are, what you are supposed to be doing on this earth, and then simply doing it.” Natalie Goldberg That doesn’t happen in a day. When you start a mindfulness practice your life gets scary....
You Got Mad – Now What?

You Got Mad – Now What?

The half life of epinephrine and norepinephrine is about 2 to 3 minutes (it is going to be longer if you have genetic SNPs for enzymes like COMT, MAO, and SULT1A3 and/or are Magnesium deficient or low on methyl donors). These hormones are amplifiers, they raise the...
Cook

Cook

“To cook or not to cook thus becomes a consequential question. Though I realize that is putting the matter a bit too bluntly. Cooking means different things at different times to different people; seldom is it an all-or-nothing proposition. Yet even to cook a few more...