How to Flourish Physically and Emotionally

In 1998 psychologist Martin Seligman was appointed president of the American Psychological Association (APA). Up until then psychology had focused on reducing disease. As president of the APA, Seligman wanted to focus on bringing about the positive ‘flourishing’ conditions of life. His focus was on positive psychology, the study of personal strength, resilience, and what […]

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Four Triceps Combo Exercises You Aren’t Doing

Thought I would go with a video blog today Below are four different triceps combo exercises that probably aren’t in your exercise routine. Check them out!   (1) Overhead press/triceps extension combo For every two overhead presses do one triceps extension (2) Eccentric tate press with incline press Pick a relatively heavy weight for the […]

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The delusion of complete control over your behavior

When you are making health decisions, the notion that you have complete control over your behavior is actually semi-delusional. I say “semi” because of course if you really really want to do something or if you really really don’t want to do something, your behavior will probably fall in line with your attitudes. It’s also […]

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Exercise can Feel Terrible but that’s Okay

Two years ago I started running. Prior to that I used to be adamantly against it. It’s not that I thought it was bad; I was well aware of the health benefits, I just didn’t like it. Sometimes exercise can feel terrible and this particular form of exercise just felt awful to me. Then a […]

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