Although this is an extreme example, it’s still a good representation of why you can’t rely solely on technology to make decisions on how to act. This is my morning HRV reading from this past Sunday. Looks pretty damn impressive right? I mean, this dude’s gotta be ready to rock the fuckin’ house! Except, I’m… [More…]
Photo by Jon Tyson on Unsplash But have you seen I am Not Your Guru? You’ve read ALL the personal productivity books, done the preliminary work, defined the goal. Maybe you’ve even created an “offical” personal mission statement. And yet, after weeks, months and even years, “success” (however you define it) is still just as… [More…]
The most cost-effective piece of home exercise equipment you could ever own? The do-it-yourself kettlebell aka the GHETTOBELL.
The highly-profitable business of scientific publication, and the detrimental effects of that practice on scientific progress.
“A map is not the territory it represents, but, if correct, it has a similar structure to the territory, which accounts for its usefulness.” — Alfred Korzybski That above quote from Alfred Korzybski is one of my all-time favorites. And it carries all the punch of a profound spiritual metaphor if you meditate on the… [More…]
“In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.” – Plutarch Ahh, the little-understood topic of Chronobiology, and chrononutrition. The following is a guest post on the subject from IDLife Chief Formulator, Paul Sullivan. My babblings will be held to block quotes within the body of Paul’s post…… [More…]
“Nature loves courage. You make the commitment and nature will respond to that commitment by removing impossible obstacles. Dream the impossible dream and the world will not grind you under, it will lift you up. This is the trick. This is what all these teachers and philosophers who really counted, who really touched the alchemical… [More…]
“One’s own thought is one’s world. What a person thinks is what he becomes.” – Maitri Upanishads In a given week, I field a TON of questions. Most of which have to do with the day-to-day actions that have contributed to my — after a ripe, half-century-and-then-some on this big, beautiful blue marble — fantastic level… [More…]
“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” – Maya Angelou Ok, so both this post’s title and the lead-in photo are on the sensationalist side. But the point I want to make, right from the get-go, is that DNA is not destiny. Epigenetic influence, my dear TTP follower,… [More…]
“It is better to strive in one’s own dharma than to succeed in the dharma of another. Nothing is ever lost in following one’s own dharma. But competition in another’s dharma breeds fear and insecurity.” – Krishna Here’s what I’ve found in my 51 trips ’round the sun: that unless you can succinctly define your… [More…]