Balancing Your Body and Mind

Ready for Bodyweight, HIIT & Calisthenic Workouts? Meet Justin Shove

Ready for Bodyweight, HIIT & Calisthenic Workouts? Meet Justin Shove

I’ve been doing strength, isolation and hypertrophy training for the last 6 years. Last year I earned my WNBF Pro Card in Men’s Physique and I am a certified personal trainer. You can find me on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/justinshove/ I recently made a decision to transition from bodybuilding into calisthenics, mobility training, free-motion, and body-weight training. Body-weight training has given me a sense of...

What is Bioenergetics?

What is Bioenergetics?

Bioenergetics is a way of understanding personality in terms of the body and its energetic processes. These processes, namely, the production of energy through respiration and metabolism and the discharge of energy in movement, are the basic functions of life. How much energy one has and how one uses his energy determine how one responds to life situations. Obviously, one can cope more effectively...

Why is Bioenergetics a Big Key to Vitality?

Why is Bioenergetics a Big Key to Vitality?

Bioenergetics: The integration of mind, body and emotions. This video shows a few scenes from an interview with Alexander Lowen, founder of Bioenergetics where he talks about the body-mind split. “It integrates a work with the body, with the patient’s interpersonal relationships, and with his mental processes; each of which is correlated and interpreted in terms of the others…. Bioenergetic Analysis starts with the...

13 Moral Virtues by Ben Franklin

13 Moral Virtues by Ben Franklin

Here are thirteen moral virtues listed by Benjamin Franklin in his autobiography. Just by striving toward this level of excellence, you will not only benefit yourself personally, but everything and everyone else you are connected to will feel it and benefit as well. 1. Temperance. Eat not to dullness. Drink not to elevation. 2. Silence. Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself....

Depression: How My Body Healed Me

Depression: How My Body Healed Me

This is my attempt at communicating my own experience with depression and postpartum depression. It’s really challenging to translate feeling into words or through a video, but I hope what is helping me will help others too. Depression feels very different from sadness. The same way that happiness is different than indifference. Depression is like a chronic numbness with a life of it’s own....

Eating as if Life Matters

Eating as if Life Matters

By: Bill Tara www.billtara.net August 27, 2013 at 2:48pm The public fascination with food has slowly grown from an interest to an obsession over the past thirty years.  Every kind of cooking show from ethnic cooking to food porn is featured on TV.  Daily newspaper articles tell us that a new danger has been discovered in what we eat or that a new miracle...