1,800 years ago, the Roman Empire was ruled by a man named Marcus Aurelius – scholars call him one of the five good Roman emperors. While
The more we’ve moved humanity indoors, automated our skills away, and gotten our experience of the world filtered and sent to us through screens…
The more we’ve lost touch with some of the vital skills cavemen and prehistoric men learned in order to survive.
We’re only able to tell an automated device to play a song by a famous dead artist, or microwave a burrito, or fly to a different time zone on a moment’s notice, because our ancestors developed the essential skills that were necessary to beat the odds and survive.
As our lives become increasingly busy, it’s common for our sleep schedules to suffer. We might stay up late working, watching TV, or scrolling through social media, and then struggle to wake up in the morning feeling rested and alert.
For most stable, 9 in the morning until 5 in the evening, two-hour-daily-commute Americans, the word “habit” is probably used most in terms of something you’d like to quit.
Smoking… drinking… eating junk food…
Or if you’re a forward-thinking progressive person intent on self-actualization, you may find yourself preoccupied with how to effectively form a healthy habit.
Oil pulling… meal-prepping… yoga…
All around the country, outdoor equipment is selling out. Roller skates are selling out everywhere. Bikes are almost impossible to find. More people are kayaking
Around 2,700 B.C.E., King Shen Nong of China made a mistake. They say it’s just a legend, but if it’s true… King Shen Nong changed