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Relax Hero: Yoga Sequence for Shoulder, Upper Back and Neck Pain

Fellow Hero, I bring you a simple and short yoga sequence that is dear to my heart (and neck). As I spend solid amounts of time sitting in front of a computer, I have been forced to discover stretching and strengthening sequences that skillfully release upper back, shoulder and neck pain.

Though I am outdoors in this video, the sequence is structured such that you can do almost all of it in a chair in front of your desk. As …

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Celebrating Birthdays like a Superhero

For us Superheroes, celebrating birthdays is about more than just an annual acknowledgement that you were born; they are the remembrance of WHY you were born–a celebration of the unique configuration of qualities and superpowers that you bring to this world and the epic quests you are here to fulfill.

Today is my birthday. I am 32 years old. Though my first 32 years have been chock full of awesomeness, I am just getting started. I yet have …

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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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You look different…

Hey Hero. You may have noticed that something has changed here at the League of Awesomeness.

Through a very generous combined grant from Stark Industries and Wayne Enterprises, we have been able to blast our techno-fitted headquarters into low geo-synchronous orbit directly above the South Pole.

And though our cosmic HQ is open to any Hero that wishes to visit and make use of the facilities, it is not quite fully functional (and no, it is not a Deathstar).

We …

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Mr. Rogers–The unique philosophy of a real-Life Superhero

So, this is obviously a man that needs no introduction.

Furthermore, this is a man that spoke more eloquently than I do; so I will save you from trying to give my own voice to his deep philosophy of love, acceptance, peace and justice, and let him speak for himself.

The guiding philosophy of Mr. Rogers:

• We live in a world in which we need to share responsibility. It’s easy to say “It’s not my child, not my community,

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Life hacking your destiny–the Avatar’s guide to ‘LifeBending’

I want to share with you one of my heroes. Someone that so powerfully embodies that amazing trifecta of humanness, innocence and enlightenment: Aang, the Avatar and Last Airbender.

If you don’t know about Aang and his animated adventures, here’s the short ‘n sweet:

Why am I focusing on Aang in this article? Aang is the archetype of the (Super)Hero’s Journey, showing us how to overcome great odds and hardship to become the person we truly desire to …

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