Category Archives: Fitness

What If the CDC Normalized Activity Instead of Inactivity?

posted by Joshua on August 17, 2017 in Fitness, Leadership

My post on LinkedIn today, “What If the CDC Normalized Activity Instead of Inactivity?,” begins What If the CDC Normalized Activity Instead of Inactivity? This post is about my great passion, leadership—in particular, how beliefs, mental models, and words motivate and influence. I also care a lot about: fitness. America’s normalization of sedentary lifestyles Inactivity and diseases of[…] Keep reading →

You can’t have both: “Today’s poor live better than yesterday’s kings” versus “Americans take antidepressants in astounding numbers.”

posted by Joshua on August 12, 2017 in Fitness

Materially and economically speaking… Talk about problems with society today and someone will tell you that the poor today live better than kings of yesteryear, or even the rich in other countries. They seem to stop talking or listening then. This Forbes article’s headline, “Astonishing Numbers: America’s Poor Still Live Better Than Most Of The[…] Keep reading →

My cooking may be the best in the world: the reviews

posted by Joshua on August 5, 2017 in Art, Creativity, Fitness, Nature

Taste is a matter of taste, so you may not enjoy my food as much as I do, but I’ve grown confident enough in it to invite people more and more, including for business meetings. I’ve asked people to write reviews. If you come to my place for one of my famous vegetable stews, they’ll[…] Keep reading →

Fame for my no-packaging no-fiber-removed food… and cold showers

posted by Joshua on August 3, 2017 in Fitness, Nature, SIDCHAs

If you know me, you know I’ve taking cold showers for years. You may also know a big part of my inspiration was Joel Runyon, whose posts on cold shower therapy (search for my name at that link) motivated me to take cold showers every day for thirty days, which I now do every fourth[…] Keep reading →

People want to give you garbage and make you fat and sick while acting nice

posted by Joshua on July 29, 2017 in Fitness, Nature

Since inviting people over for my famous vegetable stews more and asking them not to bring packaged food, I’ve noticed trends in gift giving. People almost never give gifts unwrapped. They nearly alway put them in boxes with wrapping both inside and out, all of which ends up in the landfills. In other words, they[…] Keep reading →

Nelson Mandela on sidchas

posted by Joshua on July 19, 2017 in Exercises, Fitness, Freedom, Leadership, SIDCHAs

Yesterday was the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s birth. I’ve waited to share something I discovered reading his autobiography a few months ago. First some context. It’s the day of your release. You’re a revolutionary, fighting Apartheid, imprisoned for 27 years, much of it in an 8 foot by 7 foot cell or, if outside,[…] Keep reading →