Monday Motivation: Dogma limits possibilities. | Diane Sanfilippo

Dogma limits possibilities – in Paleo, CrossFit, yoga, and beyond.

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This post is a sort of stream of consciousness rant, if you will. It’s intended to open your mind up to a new way of thinking about things that I talk about so often here on the blog, on the podcast, and in all of my work. It’s a set of thoughts that came to me yesterday morning, that I …


Monday Motivation: Setbacks & Failures

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We’re heading into holiday season, full of special times with family and friends, cooler weather, shining decorations, and seasonal foods. And then comes the New Year, full of hopeful resolutions and promises to make the next year better and more prosperous. Most people make at least one New Year’s resolution that is health focused: exercise more, eat healthier, lose weight, …

Monday Motivation: Nothing changes if you change nothing.

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Nothing changes if you change nothing. Or, said even more simply… Nothing changes if nothing changes. These words resonate with me often. I think many of you who read this blog regularly know that I’m a proponent for things like practicing an attitude of gratitude, living your life in the driver’s seat, and being open to opportunity when it comes …


Monday Motivation: One step at a time.

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I originally wrote this post when my blog was called “Mindful Health” back in November of 2006. While the content and direction of my work has changed to a degree, the fundamentals of my approach have not. As much as I love a challenge or a real-food detox (like my 21-Day Sugar Detox) as much as the next person, I …


Monday Motivation: The Secret Powers of Time, and are you past, present, or future oriented?

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If you’ve ever had a conversation, an argument, or other interaction with another person wherein you simply could not see eye-to-eye despite having the same basis of knowledge on the topic or issue at hand, you’ve likely discovered The Secret Powers of Time. The Secret Powers of Time is a fantastic, short presentation by Philip Zimbardo, author of The Time Paradox: The New …

Paleo Perfectionism :

Are you paralyzing others with Paleo Perfectionism?

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I visited my local lululemon athletica shop last week wearing my “WILL WOD FOR PALEOKITS” T-shirt and was kindly greeted by the cashier, “Are you Paleo?” Am I Paleo? Hmm… well, I certainly eat Paleo, at least according to my own set of standards. I quickly informed the lovely cashier (whose name I did ask for but now forget, darn …