A Beginner’s Skeleton Key to Exercise

Some opening thoughts: Speaking only from my personal experience, daily exercise is not only a powerful way to regulate performance but a way to enhance overall quality of life. Whether you’re a stay at home parent or a high-octane professional, exercise helps you level up. As they say on their website, the American Heart Association […]

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The Importance of Heroes

Without role models to emulate, it’s difficult to develop as individuals. At our core, humans are social animals, and social animals need other social animals to interact with and learn from. As babies, we naturally empathize with other babies and toddlers, which lets us develop basic social skills during play. As we grow up, we […]

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Real Jungle Humans: Nick Reyneke

Going Somewhere (Slowly)Uprooting yourself and daring to traverse the unknown is a powerful learning experience. As a Caucasian South African, Nick Reyneke grew up in the midst of challenging social circumstances, but even this did not prepare him for life in Central and South America. When I met Nick, he was sleeping on a cot […]

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The Window

It is critical, that as we grow past our adolescence to break up the monotony and course correct ourselves as we begin to feel stagnant. In the life of adults (and emerging adults) it’s easy to lose the connection we have as children to learning new skills and taking on new habits to better ourselves. […]

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Life Lessons from a Digital Nomad

​Foreward by Noah​Each one of us creates their own rhythm. Our thoughts, feelings, and actions all come together to form an almost musical continuum that is the lives we live. Individually, if we can start to move with beat; to understand why we make the choices we do, we begin mastering the art of flowing […]

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Daily Habits Will Change Your Life

It never happens all at once. Your dreams don’t materialize out of thin air with nothing more than a thought. And that’s okay. In fact, it’s so important that we don’t have that power as human beings. The idea of a goal is something to work towards. By nature, it takes more than desire or […]

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Real Jungle Humans: Dylan Williams (Part II)

Here in Australia, I get to live out my dream everyday. It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of where I am and what I’m doing. But sometimes it’s just as effortless to get caught up in what I’m not doing, or not doing well enough. Failure can feel fatal to anyone. I’ve […]

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Guidance for the Motivated with Claudia

​There’s such an overabundance of resources offering specific courses of action for improvement, people most often become lost in the options! Instead of giving people directions, we thought the most helpful thing to do would be to offer some suggestions that we know work. Mostly because, THEY’VE WORKED WELL FOR US IN THE PAST. So, […]

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One Less Thing: Struggling With Soda

I drank soda like a fiend for the first seventeen years of my life. Every time it was offered to me, I couldn’t say no. It was delicious! The tang and flavor of Pepsi, RC Cola, and countless others were sweet, bitingly carbonated, and complex. Every can felt like a miniature fiesta, and I explored […]

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The Kentucky Dirtbag: A Spring Break at the Red River Gorge

(Featured Image: Scoping out “Omaha Beach” (5.14a) and “Transworld Depravity” (5.14a) at the Motherlodeon a cold day.)​Most of us need to exert extra effort to find the wild. Our communities of concrete, electricity and pavement often keeps us closed to the harsh beauty of our environment’s more organic forms. Yet, Eric has been an outdoorsman […]

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