Hope Begins In The Dark

Hope Begins In The Dark

As a strength coach you wake up in the dark. The silence of morning echoes all around you as you get ready for the day. Some days you are tired, but something tugs on you to keep on. That something cannot be money because you will quit and your clients will eventually...
As The Door Softly Shuts

As The Door Softly Shuts

“A life oriented to leisure is in the end a life oriented to death— the greatest leisure of all.” -Kenneth Lamott Yesterday, I had the opportunity to take James Fitzgerald’s spot on stage. I had two days to craft an hour presentation on Male Health – with...
Pop Tarts or Paleo?

Pop Tarts or Paleo?

I haven’t eaten a Pop Tart since high school, and that does not make me a better human than anyone else. In every consult, I make sure to tell my clients that we cannot be attached to “Paleo.” Instead, we have to be attached to nutrient density and finding...
The Pressure to Find Your “Passion” is Annoying

The Pressure to Find Your “Passion” is Annoying

“I used to think freedom meant doing whatever you want. It means knowing who you are, what you are supposed to be doing on this earth, and then simply doing it.” Natalie Goldberg That doesn’t happen in a day. When you start a mindfulness practice your life gets scary....
You Decide Who Stays and Who Goes

You Decide Who Stays and Who Goes

“You know the people that say to you they have 15 years experience when they mean one year 15 times?” -Caroline McHugh In some fields these folks are masters. Like a blacksmith or a carpenter, where one gets better with time. Their hands and mind could mold and build...