Welcome Back To The War Against Self

Last blog I brought up the questions. Why do we reach outside ourselves for love? Is it possible to accept ourselves just the way we are and if so how? Why? The other day I had this amazing one-hour meditation, where I could feel the vibrations tingling from my...

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Self-Buckling

Self-buckling - Wikipedia   Self-buckling. A column can buckle due to its own weight with no other direct forces acting on it, in a failure mode called self-buckling. Failure mode,  I am way too familiar with this setting! Self-sabotage, is about to put its grip on my...

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Brace Yourself Winter Is Coming

Winter Is Coming!! Most of us learned about the four seasons when we were younger, about spring, summer, autumn, and winter. Considering I grew up and still live in Southern California, there are really only two seasons: beach season and cute boots/sweater season. Now...

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Why your kid should know the 3 “R’s”.

Does your kid know the 3 “R’s”? I walked in to subtistute teach at my old school yesterday and was told I had to stand and hold the side door open for 15 minutes before school. “Really?” I said. “Why?” “Well, parents have complained that they and kids can’t come in...

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Childhood Obesity Month

With nearly one in three children in the United States being overweight or obese, now is the time to support the health of our next generation. First let’s get informed or as the kids say, “schooled!” What does obese mean? Means a child is more than 20% over their...

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It’s just as hard to be Ken as it is to be Barbie

When you hear of someone with an Eating Disorder, do you usually think of a pale under nourished frail woman or a sad depressed chubby housewife? Maybe you think of someone famous like Princess Diana or Karen Carpenter? Whatever the image is in your mind, it isn’t...

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Is There a “Weight” Limit to Your Love?

Is There a “Weight” Limit to Your Love? We turn ourselves into perfect images; all wrapped up in ideal bodies, hoping people will buy us. The image seems to contain no flaws, healthy regimes, and enthusiastic workout routines. Every day we are saturated with images of...

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The “Big” Lie in Front of Bigorexia

Gotta Get Those Gains Bro! Bigorexia was officially recognized in 1997. Alternate names for the condition are “muscle dysmorphia” and “reverse anorexia.” The main characteristic is a misguided belief that the body is never muscular enough. Normal weightlifters admit...

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