Body Changes

Daylight Savings . . . Coming Soon! March 12th marks the date that changes our time clocks, and to varying degrees, changes our internal body clocks as well. For some, springing ahead is often easier on the body than falling back. Warmer temps and longer days (available sunlight) are two of the reasons. As you’re […]

Uploading Software into our Mental Hardware?

As a former strength and conditioning coach for numerous Olympic and professional athletes and teams, I know that when an athlete pessimistically thinks about their weaknesses, failures, fears, or injuries; is intimidated by their competitors; or has the slightest doubt in their performance-abilities, chances are that athlete will validate what they’re thinking about…and fail. These […]

Brain Sensation: Part 1

You’re relaxing in your backyard on a warm, sunny summer day. Without warning some punk detonates a firecracker. You explosively levitate off your lounger and think, “Where’s the punk who blew off that darn bomb?” From the moment you heard the sound of that explosion, instantaneously, your brain sent out a threat alert to various […]

Sweet Behavior

I’m sure you’ve heard many people say, “I get fat just thinking about food”. As bizarre as that statement sounds there really is a lot of (scientific) truth supporting it. Here’s a simple explanation. Sugar ingestion of any kind, natural or man-made, releases insulin into the bloodstream. Produced by the pancreas gland, amongst other roles, […]

Sins of the Mind

A dramatic example of purging the destructive negative energy that inhabits many a person’s brain and body is gratifyingly depicted in the blockbuster film inspired by a Stephen King novel called The Green Mile, appearing Tom Hanks. John Coffey, played by Michael Clarke Duncan, is an enormous yet humble muscular black man who was wrongly […]