In the realm of physical fitness, we increase our strength and endurance by intentionally using positive stress. We increase the weight on the resistance exercise. Our body is stressed, and of course it's temporarily uncomfortable. But then our physical system adapts to a new level of strength and fitness. The same is true with endurance exercise like running.
As we achieve a higher level of physical fitness, we reap the harvest of benefits throughout our life.
Intentionally using positive stress is good for us
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Our body adapts to that level, and if all we do is continue with the same program of exercise, we will…Continue
Copyblogger put me on to James Altucher. He champions writing down 10 new ideas every single day!
He says this practice will transform you into an idea machine! It does not matter what your idea list is. It could be ...
I'm betting there are those seasons you can relate to that one guy in every parade ... the one right behind the horses.
So how much life do we want anyway? It depends, in part, on how much we're willing to shovel.
Where no oxen are, the manger is clean, but much revenue comes by the strength of the ox (Proverbs 14:4).
What stinks in your life right now? This is a funny, penetrating read by Morgan Snyder of Ransomed Heart (John Eldredge).
Get a grip on your shovel. Read it here — Oxen. Shit.…
The merchants of mass identity are relentless.
Life is too valuable to be mass-conformed! Free yourself from the wholesale conformity that is underway all around us.
Are you worn out from being over-stimulated and shoved in a certain direction?
Here's one powerful thing we can do to resist this ...
Good reading FREES us from mass identity and helps to develop and preserve our individuality.
Refuse to conform. In a good way, be a contrarian! (Defined: opposing or rejecting popular opinion; going against current practice.)
Complete article on TrueNorth Quest: Doing Life in a Carbonated Culture — Are We Losing Our…Continue