The Science of Awesomeness

I hate my body…how to go from judging to loving

So this is a big one fellow Heroes…

We all know the unbalanced state of body image in modern society, and the growing counter-commentary around body abuse, self-deprecation and dismorphic disorders, which are now even seeing major campaigns from big companies like Dove and MarieClaire. As global as it is personally, I have watched at least two dozen of my close friends struggle with body image issues. It is an issue that hits home and hits deep with most …

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The (Super)Hero’s Journey of Buckminster Fuller

Sometimes a Superhero is born from the depths of loss, grief, depression and even suicide. Sometimes, it takes going to rock bottom to find your deepest purpose for living. And so it is with the towering figure of Buckminster Fuller.

Bucky, as he liked to be called, is an amazing story of tragedy and triumph. Seriously, when I learned about the twists and turns of this man’s life, I felt humbled and awed by who this man decided to become, …

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Hulk smash eye strain and tension headaches!

Behold, Vision!

Sight is friggin amazing. The eye is amazing, the brain integrating visual data is amazing. Just the whole thing is friggin amazing. Take it away Bill Nye!

But, the eye, like any other part of our body, can become stressed, fatigued, overused and under-nourished. And this, leads to–dun dun daaaaa–eye strain and tension headaches (ominous echo).

In fact, stressed out eyes can lead to many unpleasant experiences, and these results, while not life threatening, can even become …

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7 Minutes to Vibrant Health–Warm-Up Exercises

As a personal trainer and stress/wellness expert, people often share with me their health situations. And, I almost always encourage some form of physical movement, embodiment or just simple warm-up exercises.

Yet I cannot tell you how many times the response I get when suggesting this is some version of ‘I just don’t have time to stop and stretch. I’ve got too much to do.’

Well, in the name of being an excuse-destroyer, I have created a simple, quick and …

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Mr. Data’s guide to habit hacking your brain and life

Greetings fellow andriod, and welcome to your positronic brain! I, Lt. Commander Data of the U.S.S. Enterprise, have the distinction of training you in the proper and full use of your state-of-the-art synthetic brain, specifically focusing today on the technique of ‘habit hacking’.

Your positronic brain comes fully equipped with the ability to rewire itself, should you find that you are exhibiting thoughts or behavior counter to your intentions and desires. This innate ability of habit hacking operates on …

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Cymatics–Directly experiencing wuwu hippie-dippie ‘energy’

I remember the first time I saw a demonstration of Cymatics–the study of visible sound and vibration. I was speechless for the entire video, goosebumps and hair standing on end.

It wasn’t just the impact of visibly ‘seeing’ sound; it was the perfectly complex geometries that seemed to spring out of the background, giving immediate structure and complexity to the otherwise randomized sand particles.

In that first experience, I realized I was seeing how energy was already and always

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‘Stroke of Insight’–Jill Taylor’s Amazing Ted Talk

A neruo-biologist watching herself suffer a massive stroke that almost kills her.

An experiential ebb-and-flow between egoic individuality and collective consciousness.

An 8 year journey of recovery.

A mind of science deeply impacted by the experience of spirit.

This is one of the most incredible talks I have ever experienced.

We are the live-force power of the universe, with manual dexterity and two cognitive minds. We have the power to choose, moment by moment, who and how we want to

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