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The mindset

Stop doing so much. Start doing more less. To change your life, change your habits. To change habits, ease off the pressure. Big goals and new year resolutions start with the greatest expectations, effort, and discipline. One month later, we’re…

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A Declaration By The Representatives Of The United Pillars Of Health, All Habits From Books Listed

Preamble

We hold these truths to be self-evident that most people are created healthy and are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, fitness, and the pursuit of happiness. We the people still reading this…

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Pillars of Health

Download Purchase Pillars of Health on Kindle (iOS, Android, Mac, Windows, and more). The Kindle version is easier to read and store for future reference, particularly if you space out implementing the pillars. Sign up below to receive a link…

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Philosophy of interaction

Story - A priest, a scientist, and a philosopher https://youtu.be/KbmKBtLA72s If you want to hear the short story that led to this article, watch my "A priest, a scientist, and a philosopher" speech. Introduction Free will is just the things…

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How to Light the World on Fire

Introduction This seven-minute speech examines oversimplifying people and groups, the layers of complexity with pre-existing conditions, and focusing on the whole person over the surface layer. It's similar to my Dig Deeper speech from last year but with a couple…

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And the last shall be first

So you're the youngest. Good news. Your parents are finely-tuned independent adult-producing assassins. It might not feel like that. By the time you read this you may have used up most of your parent time. Be kind to them. If…

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Move Mo App

Introduction Have you ever gotten to the end of a day and thought, "Damn! I didn't move at all today. I'm stiff. I'm weak. I'm tired." That happened to me a lot during the pandemic and before that on long…

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Matt's Mom

The Power of a Mother

She's gone. Not her love for me. Not her love for her family. Not her love for her friends. Not her love for life. It lives on in me. The watered-down version. I'm not down on myself. I'm happy to…

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Dig Deeper

Introduction This six-minute speech touches on judgment, oversimplifying complex topics, re-examining assumptions, keeping an open mind, and surrounding yourself with different people. It's hard to go deep on everything. But it helps to keep an open mind that much of…

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Epictetus

Introduction Have you ever received a book and been as happy as a little kid on Christmas? Never. Me too. Until Epictetus' A Manual for Living appeared. Who was Epictetus? The short answer is a slave, a cripple, a philosopher.…

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