Archive | August, 2013


Movement is the New Fitness

  “I don’t do fitness my friend.  That’s not what I do.  I talk about movement.  Fitness is a small, small, small world, within the universe of movement.  I view it as a limited world.  A world with many problems.  A polluted world.  Gymnastics and yoga and boxing and mind-body methods and other martial arts […]

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Todd Kashdan

Strive At Your Own Risk

proisraeli via Compfight Human beings are strivers.  This has been a common theme of different theories of psychology over the years: we thrive on accomplishment.  You could argue that this human need for mastery goes all the way back to the first amoeba struggling to crawl its way out of the primordial slime.  We have […]

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Dan Ariely

Following Yourself in the Wrong Direction

Gerry Balding via Compfight You may have heard of humorous stories of baby ducklings who follow around humans because they are genetically programmed to “imprint” on the first creature they see (presumably their mother, but not always–see cute duckling imprinting video here.) Because of this interesting phenomena, the name “duckling effect” is sometimes used to […]

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