Category Archives: Motivation

Why Preparation Is Overrated

Preparation is hugely overrated. Many of us spend our lives preparing, training and “getting ready” only to wake up one day wondering when the hell we’re ever going to arrive. Preparing to be generous Maybe you’re working on your finances and really want to get to a place of stability and independence before you focus… Continue Reading

Is It Burning a Hole Inside You?

“The aim is not to quench your thirst. The aim is to develop the perfect thirst, so that you never stop drinking.” —Sufi Teaching You probably don’t believe me when I say this, but I’ll tell you anyway: Somewhere inside you is a vision for your life that has the fuel of a thousand suns.… Continue Reading

Show Up Anyway, Whether You Feel Like it or Not

We are all busy people. We all have a lot going on. The demands are not decreasing. Life is not getting any easier or any less challenging. Yet, every day we wake up and make a choice. We get to decide whether today we will live deliberately, consciously, on our terms. We get to choose… Continue Reading

The 30 Day Primal Squat Challenge

I’m challenging you to squat every day, for the next 30 days. The flat-footed squat is the natural human resting position. Before the modern advent of death-by-sitting, we would naturally rest in the squatted position. This is the natural, portable, goes-with-you-anywhere “chair.” Squatting is not an exercise. At least not the type of squatting we’re doing here.… Continue Reading

Why Movement is My Passion (a love letter)

Why Movement is My Passion (a love letter)

It took a long time for me to call myself a movement artist. To fully accept that title, I felt like I needed to be really committed. All in, you know? It was similar to calling myself a writer or a martial artist. I didn’t claim those badges until at least a year into working… Continue Reading

Movement Progress Report – January 2015

One of the experiments I’m going to start doing with Move Heroically is sharing with your my progress on key markers each months. Some months will vary in their goals. In January, for instance, one of my main goals was the Dragon Squat (behind the leg pistol squat), which I accomplished. Since I checked that… Continue Reading

Confession: I’m No Fucking Expert

I’m coming clean. The truth is that when it comes to movement, purpose and self-mastery, I’m no fucking expert. The #1 thing holding me back from stepping up and pursuing my purpose of Living a Moving Life has been fear of not being good enough. I mean, it’s easy to want to curl up into a ball when… Continue Reading

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