If you missed the first installment of the “Mental Muscle” series last month, you may check it out here.
What’s up everybody?
This post will kick off a new segment of my blog: at the end of every month I will send out links to all the interesting podcasts, books, documentaries, articles, music, movies, and performances that I checked out throughout the previous 4 weeks and that inspired me in some way, shape or form.
I’ve been doing this for my clients via email the last few months, and I thought that it would be cool to share this stuff with all of you as well.
One of the characteristics that I feel distinguishes me from others in the health and fitness industry is that I have a very broad definition of “wellness.”
This past weekend, I was listening to a “Beats 1” Podcast that featured one of my favorite young Hip-Hop artists, Joey Badass.
Joey just released his second full length LP, entitled “Amerikkkan Badass” – if you haven’t heard this album, it is absolutely amazing, and I highly recommend giving it a thorough listen.
The music is uplifting, inspirational, and delivers a stinging social commentary on the current state of our Union as it pertains to social justice and race relations.
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post for Martin Luther King’s holiday titled “Living The Dream: The 3 Dimensions of Health.”
If you haven’t read it yet, you can check it out here.
When I started this blog, I did so on one condition – that I remain true to myself.
I promised myself that I would not just have another “cookie cutter” fitness blog, and that I would speak about all the things that I am passionate about – especially if I feel those things will make you all reading this more conscious human beings and better people.
If you know me personally, then you know that if there is anything else in the world that I love as much as health and fitness it’s film.
I’m at the movies at least twice a month, and I have been mesmerized by “movie magic” ever since I can remember.
I am fascinated by the process of character development, and to me, watching a great actor perform is like a looking through a window into the depths of the human soul – some performances can make us cry, while others can make us laugh.
Once or twice in a generation, however, there comes an actor that can make us do both; and for over 30 years Robin Williams was that actor.