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LATEST BLOG POSTS

296: Solutions have to work for everyone

on February 27, 2020 in Podcast

In this episode I describe how important I consider the accessibility of my personal behavior solutions — a matter of integrity, not to be confused with behavior to influence others, which is a matter of leadership. Here are my notes I read from for this episode. I recommend reviewing my memes on famous people saying what everyone says about acting on the environment. Access and its importance to me. Food[…] Keep reading →

Exercise friends

on February 26, 2020 in Fitness

How did you learn the exercises you do? Did you watch videos or read about them in a book? I bet you learned them from someone. Do any of them still remind you of the person who taught you them? Most exercises remind me of the people who taught me them. It feels good to think about friends, so in the hopes of leading you to think more about it,[…] Keep reading →

295: Brent Suter, part 1: Major league baseball pitcher and steward

on February 25, 2020 in Podcast

I met Brent through guest Tia Nelson, both Wisconsin celebrities—she in politics, he in sport—who work with the Outrider Foundation. He is this podcast’s first MLB pitcher in string of athletes from the Olympics, NFL, Americas Cup, beep baseball, and more. I bring athletes because they excel in the key leadership domain of personal growth and development. In a world based on polluting, environmental action requires challenging yourself to grow[…] Keep reading →

See my interview in the Let’s Reach Success blog

on February 24, 2020 in Blog

The Let’s Reach Success blog posted today an interview its host, Lidiya K, did with me, entitled How to Write an Amazon Bestseller, Become a TEDx Speaker and Host an Award-Winning Podcast. As you can tell from the title, she covered the books, podcast, and TEDx talks—a comprehensive interview. About Lidiya: Lidiya K I’m a full-time blogger, lifestyle designer and the founder of Let’s Reach Success. Join me to learn[…] Keep reading →

294: Population: How Much Is Too Much?

on February 24, 2020 in Podcast

What is Earth’s carrying capacity? Why is it important? Many ask how we will feed 10 billion people. Mathematician way of asking is if we can feed so many and if so how. Maybe we can’t. First, don’t want to know. While it depends on many assumptions that aren’t hard or measurable numbers, like standard of living, distribution of resources, and technology, we can say it’s maximum misery per person.[…] Keep reading →

One way to lower white supremacists’ appeal

on February 23, 2020 in Awareness, Nonjudgment, Perception, Tips

Why am I writing so much about white males? Partly because I am one but live in a society that denigrates and silences the group. When I read about people in other groups exploring their accidents of birth—their skin color, sex, sexual preference, geographic origin—society seems to celebrate them. My city hosts parades for many groups. Does anyone wonder how much it would accept a white male parade? I expect[…] Keep reading →

The project I assigned myself following up my posts on white men

on February 22, 2020 in Awareness, Models, Nonjudgment, Perception, psychologytoday

Yesterday’s post Update on automatic thoughts people connect with straight white men culminated with a couple questions I found intriguing: Imagine if your entire life, every time you said you suffered, people said, “actually that’s an example of you causing others to suffer.” How would that affect your life? and: Imagine every time you said you worked hard at something, people said, “actually that’s an example of how easy your[…] Keep reading →

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