Change is Death: Releasing Who You Aren’t Anymore

Happy Full Moon! I've got a special blog on Patreon today, here's the first section. If you like my writing and want to see more of it and support my work, you can do so here. "By giving me your gaze, you will finally understand that it is a miracle to be alive." - The …

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Eat To Be Strong, Eat To Be Healthy: Why Not Both?

“Strength sports aren’t about health.” I have heard this a lot, and it’s true in a certain context: EXTREME SPORT is about being competitive and pushing your body beyond certain normal ranges of activity. That will demand other extreme behaviors: prioritizing training over everything, maybe PED use, etc.  But there is some bullshit hidden within …

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Story, Body, Time: Appreciation for The Past Creates The Potential of Now

"I sing the body electric,The armies of those I love engirth me and I engirth them,They will not let me off till I go with them, respond to them,And discorrupt them, and charge them full with the charge of the soul. Was it doubted that those who corrupt their own bodies conceal themselves?And if those …

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Responsibility Is Another Word for Power: Get Stronger By Owning Everything You Do

"Place me at your center like an inexhaustible spring, as the root of your future soaring flight. Anguish will no longer forbid you from realizing yourself; impotence and laziness will no longer have any grip on your activity. Fear of poverty will no longer oppose your true work; you will be capable of building your …

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As Above, So Below: Training Is Everything

I’m a zealot. I’m a proselytizer of the pump. A monk for the muscle. I believe that in the modern world, there are few things as purely valuable as physical strength and skill training, because it’s a foundational discipline. It’s a practice that will consistently reflect whatever is going on with you, good or bad. …

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One Step Beyond Logic: Linear vs. Exponential Causality

“Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.” ― Frank Herbert, DUNE The greatest handicap in my own growth was not personal baggage or trauma, but simply that my perception of “how things work” was stuck in a very …

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