For the record, I do not think ignorance is bliss (even posted a YouTube video about it many moons ago). However…Knowledge can certainly be stress inducing and in this post I’m going to write about a specific instance when knowing something is not preferable. That instance: When you discover something about
My first album in over 20 years is nearly finished and as much as I hate asking (for anything), I would appreciate your support for this project (PLEASE check out the Kickstarter campaign for this solo record entitled “Oxygen.” 21 days left! There’s a video that explains everything…). It was
This post is about laurels. Specifically, whether it’s worth resting on them or not. Incidentally, for this post I (very) briefly checked into the etymology of the phrase “resting on your laurels.” Something about a crown made from laurels given to victorious athletes. Per usual, the Greeks started it and
My most recent YouTube video documents a self-inflicted challenge I completed a few days ago. (More on the ‘self-inflicted’ part in a bit.) The challenge, conceived by David Goggins, is called “4X4X48” and it goes like this: Run 4 miles every 4 hours for 48 hours. So…I started on Thursday
You know when you do something that feels so right on the money that you say to yourself “I should’ve done this years ago!”? That happened to me a month ago when I returned to YouTube. But, being back on YouTube wasn’t what was ‘so right.’ It was my decision
Perhaps it’s good to briefly write about the mechanics of stress. Short story: Stress is a good thing when delivered to us in a measured way. I call it the Goldilocks of Stress. Just the right amount, just the right quality. And yes, that goes for chairs, beds and porridge
THIS is why I hammer home my small steps approach. THIS is why I talk about self-care. THIS is why I talk about keeping your stress down and your strength up. Ultimately, it’s never really about a scale weight or a per-minute mile pace. It’s about living long, full lives.