A Few Words with Al Vermeil →
If you train, read this article. Most of Al’s quotes apply to not only athletes and team sports, but also average exercising individuals.
Sometimes it’s a very big challenge to out-think your emotions. And thus realize happiness when in a state of discontent. How do you deal with it?
Pizza is set to be classified as a vegetable for the purposes of school lunches...– Pizza is a vegetable! Congress set to keep slices on school lunch menus | Mail Online (via cliffharvey) Way to go American corporate lobbyists. Keep making people fatter to line your pockets. GFY.
Time and Energy Pt 2
The ONLY true currencies are Energy and Time. Everything else is a fabrication of society based on the Human Condition (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_condition), designed to represent the two aforementioned. Every system requires an evolutionary process. This one is coming to a head pretty quick. Labour is human energy/time, valued at what the market will bear and not the true value...
Rant for the day (for now).
Online textbooks suck. E-books, acceptable. Online books ARGH! I’m going back to hard copies. A few extra bucks is worth the peace of mind.
I’m high on caffeine in my Sports Nutrition class (sooooo rudimentary). I should not drink coffee. Especially in the afternoon. Or maybe I should drink it more regularly?
Good timber does not grow with ease; the stronger the wind, the stronger the...– J. Willard Marriott (via courageofalion)
Modern education pays attention to the development of the brain and the...– Dalai Lama (via cwnl)
The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.– Joseph Campbell (via stephyfullofgrace)
Wisdom is knowing in depth the great metaphors of meaning.– Carl Jung (via bannerword)
How easily we prescribe for others a cure for their difficulties, while we...– Thomas Jefferson to John Adams Monticello, January 22, 1821 (via fuckyeahjefferson) Whatsfnxl: Take care of your sh!t first. Then you can give advice. Lead by example.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.– Bruce Lee (via courageofalion)
Harvard Food Plate passes on Milk. →
theinformedvegan: Harvard University nutritionists have decided to tweak the USDA’s new “My Plate” chart in a move that is sure to piss off the dairy industry. In June, the USDA updated the old food pyramid and put out a healthy eating pie chart called “My Plate.” The chart depicted a relatively…
Some people think God is an outsized, light-skinned male with a long white...– Carl Sagan (via brandondahlberg)
I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been...– Sir Issac Newton (via thefameofhealth)
Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and...– Michael Jordon (via courageofalion)
There is no other species on the Earth that does science. It is, so far,...– Carl Sagan (via cultureofresistance)
Adventures of a Realistic Optimist: Yet another... →
promotingpowerfulpeople: Dead horse theory The tribal wisdom of the Dakota Indians, passed on from generation to generation, says that: “When you discover that you are riding a dead horse, the best strategy is to dismount.” However, in government and education more advanced… Whatsfnxl: Hilarious. Because it’s mostly true.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you...– Theodore H. White (via courageofalion)