Anticipation, by itself, it neither a good or bad thing. Anticipation for a dentist appointment isn’t likely to be enjoyed, but anticipation for something you’ve been looking forward to can be a great feeling. Like a great movie reveal, or “hero shot”. "Hero Shot": an establishing scene in a movie, often (but not always) done … Continue reading My Top 5 “Hero Shots”
Recently we watched Soul on Disney+, which was a fantastic movie. It’s a really deep movie too. For a guy like me, that is searching desperately for something in his life, but is unsure what it is, the movie hits pretty hard. Without spoiling anything, the main plot is about a guy looking for meaning, … Continue reading A Good Year is not JUST a Good Year….
It feels like ages that end in zero are landmark ages. I don’t think I've ever heard someone say that they want to achieve certain goals before they hit 27, or 33; its always 30, or 40, or in my case: 50. The setting of goals requires a certain amount of self reflection and as … Continue reading My Struggle and My Legacy.
My wife and I had a big Batman movie marathon recently. I didn’t think to start with the original Batman movie from 1989, I actually forgot I owned it to be honest. I don’t own any of the other Batman movies until we get to Batman Begins, which made me feel a bit old when … Continue reading Overthinking It: Robin’s Suit in BvS
The Internet is amazing. The entirety of human knowledge in your pocket is an advantage that few people can comprehend, and one that most people take for granted! It does however come with drawbacks. I am not a fan of peanut butter. I will eat it if required, but if given a choice I will … Continue reading We’ve Forgotten How to Think
TLDR: Information seems solid.DVDs have VERY low production quality. The other day I got my Animal Flow DVDs, and today I tried them. Animal Flow Yoga, or just “Animal Flow”, is a form of yoga I stumbled across on Instagram. I follow quite a few people in the fitness industry and a shockingly large number … Continue reading Animal Flow 2.0 DVDs: First Impression.
Every life has challenges. We often look at them as the low points in our lives, things to avoid, but should we? There is an argument that the challenges we face in our lives give our lives meaning. I don’t know about everyone else, but I tend to look back at my life and remember … Continue reading Is Life Supposed to Suck?
Fight or Flight; it's built into our bodies. Its instinctual, and unless you are really self aware its impossible to control it. Your mind perceives a threat and it sends messages down your sympathetic nervous system to get ready for a massive physical exertion. Your body floods with adrenaline, your heart rate and breathing accelerate, … Continue reading Why Exercise Helps Stress
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I love movies. I have no problem suspending my disbelief, overlooking problems, and just enjoying myself, but every now and then while watching something an idea will pop into my head, and I just gotta write it down. Which leads to this episode of "Over-Thinking It". … Continue reading Overthinking It: Over-Sized Movie Construction
Before joining the military, my wife was a personal trainer, for years before that she was interested in fitness and health. All told, she’s been self educating and “proper” educating about fitness for almost 25 years. I’ve absorbed a lot just through association, and I can say with confidence there is really only one absolute … Continue reading The Fitness Industry is Crap