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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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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I Don’t Blame You For Being Cynical

Pick any contributing factor to your quality of life: making money, eating right, raising great kids, exercise, relationships… all of it. At any moment in time, any recommendation for success will be both the best and the worst advice you’ve ever gotten. In other words, any given strategy will be embraced by roughly half of the people you know, and will be rejected as crap by the other half. Same goes for the so-called experts on the subject—including scientists; half ...

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What Mirror Selfies Really Say

In a recent Men’s Health article presenting their 10 candidates for the upcoming Men’s Health Ultimate Guy award, I noticed something about the photos that were posted to introduce us to these candidates. Most were indeed amazing guys that each had a compelling story to tell about overcoming some great obstacles or engaging in some poignant social cause. But many of the pictures pictures accompanying these articles told a very different story.

Now, I am someone that would have loved to ...

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