Three Reasons “Learning for Learning’s Sake” is Foolish

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I’ve always loved to learn. I remember sitting in the local coffee shop when I was 7, my dad was at another chess tournament. The woman behind the counter came out with my raspberry Italian soda, and asked me what I was reading.”I’m reading about the laws of thermodynamics”. I still remember how her brow…

Children Went To Bed Hungry Because of Me.

Image is of the Children of the World Choir. Mostly unrelated I know, but it kind of fits, don't you think? You can find out about the choir at http://www.worldhelp.net/cotw.aspx.

Has fear of failure ever kept you from trying? The ‘what ifs’ are often the biggest obstacle between us and our real destinies. Maybe you’re meant to be the first member of your family to clean up your diet and lifestyle. ‘what if they look at me differently after I’ve changed?’ You might be meant…

Did You Let Down Your Friends Today?

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I’m about to get controversial. Maybe even a little bit insulting, and I know for sure not everyone of you reading this post is going to think I’m right. What’s it mean to let down the people you care about? Before, I always assumed that just meant to do what you say you’re going to…

Most of Your Beliefs About Health are Wrong.

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Sorry for the provocative headline there, but lately I’ve been thinking about hard-headed learners. You know the types. They know what they know, and they’re shocked if you don’t know it too. Some are worse than others, but even the ones that accept you for your beliefs will still be really slow to change theirs. Oddly enough,…

3 Reasons to Worry about Vitamin Deficiency on a Raw Diet

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What do you think about when you think of raw foods? Someone munching on tomatoes and lettuce? Maybe some oranges and apples? All those things are good of course (except for lettuce, get some real greens!). But we’ve all heard the stories of people who jump in whole hog without doing the proper research. 15 year…

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