Formulas Don’t Create Greatness

Greatness is a great word to describe what we’re after here. And especially relevant to those in the 2nd half of life because we’ve tried the safe route of career paths and can’t-miss plans and logical no-risk options, and we know they don’t lead to anywhere near greatness. They may lead to security, some money, a little respect, but there’s no game-changers in that mix.

The above statement is why I ...

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The Limits Of Health

I have a message for anyone whose mission it is to become healthier: aim higher.

Humans appear to be a very complex species, but most of the apparent complexity can be sorted out when we just zoom out and look at the issues from a higher level. If there wasn’t a work-around to the massive complexity of human life we would have never survived as a species.

Most of you in the primal / paleo world have figured out by now ...

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Where Sage-ness Begins

By now most of you know that a large chunk of my life has been devoted to the field fitness and health coaching. The first thing I want to say about that is, “isn’t it sad that I have to use 2 words to describe it?” After all, does anyone ever consciously seek just one without the other? In fact, the only way to have one without the other is to have an inaccurate definition of both of them. Accurately ...

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The Obesity Paradox Explained

By now many of you have heard, or perhaps even read, about the “obesity paradox”. This is the notion that results from data suggesting that diverse populations of slightly overweight and even obese individuals—analyzed through many different studies—often have a mortality risk that is equal to, or in some case, less than thin people.

Then came an article by Harriet Brown, a champion of the “Health At Every Size” movement, that concludes, to no one’s surprise, that ...

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A Mild Case Of Dead

There are multiple ways that a passive approach to life will compromise the quality of it; your real life—the one that is measured by your enthusiasm for the day and your contribution to the world, not the one that is measured by the presence of a heartbeat.

Until we face this very real fact, we’ll continue to allow more compromises into the quality of our real life than is necessary, and of which we’re even aware. One of the things that ...

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Making Life Easy

“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.”  – Stephen Hawking

We all want to win at the game of life. And we all know what that looks like: a nice blend of qualities that includes health, wealth, relationships, happiness, purpose, etc. Yet, practically none of us feel that there are enough hours in a day—or even a year—to produce significant results in all of those. So, we prioritize. While that all sounds good in ...

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New Blog Address

I know that many of you follow this blog through RSS or email, but I would also like you to know that the website from which it originates has changed. As you learned in the previous post, the blog now has an official name, Sage Street, and that change made it reasonable to locate it on a site that reflected that name. So, the blog can forever more be found at “sagestreetsystems.com”.

One of the reasons for this change is the ...

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“Sage Street” Is Born

At first, I wasn’t sure if I needed to say anything, and instead just let the newer posts speak for themselves. But then it occurred to me that there are some very good reasons to let you all know about the changes taking place in my writing. The time has come for me to declare a shift in my focus after all these years.

The seeds of this new focus began to incubate over 2 years ago (“What?! 2 years?!” Sorry, ...

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Insights For Quality Of Life

This post was inspired by a recent article that I’m sure many of you saw. It documented the fact that people who underwent gastric bypass or other medical weight-loss procedures were more likely post-op to become suicidal. By the end of this post you’ll have a better idea of why that is than the author of that article.

The article reminded me of an important message that I would like to get out to anyone pursuing a better experience ...

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Is Vegetarianism A Substitute For Exercise?

I think it’s pretty clear by now how insulting I believe most health advice to be. The tragically low expectations for the results possible, and for your willingness to be inconvenienced by the effort involved, is pretty shocking to me.

So I want to take this opportunity to reinforce my desire for you to know how great the possibilities are for your Quality Of Life. I am also convinced that you care enough to do what that takes. Even if ...

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