5 Questions With Crazy Sexy Kris Carr

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5 Questions With Crazy Sexy Kris Carr

Kris Carr has been living a stunningly-good, joyful, connected, meaningful and vital life for more than a decade…with stage IV cancer.   That may be her later-in-life “origin story,” but it no longer defines her. Kris came into my orbit through a mutual friend a few years back. Her story immediately captivated me. More than […]

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Mind Over Medicine: Wild, Dangerous Claims Or Salvation?

Lissa Rankin’s new book, Mind Over Medicine, is creating quite a stir. Rankin is an M.D. who walked away from her practice of mainstream medicine after a highly-successful career. She was frustrated, angry and looking for answers that traditional guidelines didn’t seem to support. She discovered that in her practice, patients in one of the […]

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How to Get Your Mojo Back and Do Big Things TODAY

Resolutions don’t change bodies, minds, careers, businesses and lives, actions do. But, without the right approach, it can be near impossible to take the actions needed to get where you’re desperate to go! Behavior change—exercise, diet, meditation, changing careers or launching a business, writing a book, making art—it’s hard, really hard. Most people fail. Not […]

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Invest In Emerging Humanity

Personal technology is a bit of a mixed blessing… You can reach the world with tap of a screen. On any given day, I exchange email, tweets, DMs, comments, texts, skype and webinar with friends and colleagues from across the globe. But, that same potential to flatten and connect the world also has a dark […]

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Drive-by Book Review: Crazy Sexy Kitchen

I read a ton, so I figure it’s time to get back to sharing great books on a more regular basis with you guys with my signature Drive-by Book Reviews™. Quick reminder. I don’t review books I don’t enjoy. Because if a book is a drag, I won’t finish it (my life’s too short) and you […]

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The Truth About Motivation: Push, Pull and Death

Motivation to do anything comes in two forms: push or pull. Push… Push is generally about the avoidance of pain. It’s the “away from” side of the motivational spectrum.” You’re actively pushing yourself away from either a source of current pain or the perception of an anticipated pain. So, if you’re overweight and feeling bad […]

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Candy Smokes: Is This Cool With You?

I recently swung through NYC’s largest, hippest candy store with my wife and a small gaggle of 10 year old girls. It was wonderous (I started vibrating just from the sugar in the air, lol). Then we hit one section where we saw the display in the image you’re looking at. Which made me wonder… […]

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Good Pain. Bad Pain. How Do You Know?

Two years ago, I was trail-running and snapped a bone in my foot. I hobbled home and hauled myself over to the orthopedist. Well, okay, my wife actually hauled me over, I couldn’t stand. It was a clean break, which means the bone was completely separated and there was a risk that the pieces would […]

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What Competition?

The email came from a friend in the fitness world who was about to strike out on his own after building his personal training business in space rented within a gym. The scenario’s not all that uncommon. It’s how many personal trainers get started. Gym owners get rent and trainers get an as-needed space to […]

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Making Money From Quitters

I’ve spent a lot of years involved in the business of health and fitness. So I know the metrics well. Still, when I stumbled upon this sentence in a fitness chain’s public disclosure report, it bothered me: Operating margin was 8.0% for Q4 2010, which includes the benefit of $2.7 million of revenue from unused […]

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