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Primal Reflection Point: Be “Selfish”

Habit #2 of Highly Successful Hunter-Gatherers: Be Selfish In our ancestors’ day, there was certainly a sense of obligation to the group, an expectation of contribution to the joint welfare. That said, in an economy of ample free time, a social network of extended kin, a culture nearly devoid of material ambition, no one was likely required or motivated to drive themselves to exhaustion. I believe the “pack mule” mentality is a thoroughly modern neurosis. Why would any single person in a band ever accept grossly inordinate proportions of responsibilityRead More


Primal Reflection Point: Be “Selfish”

Habit #2 of Highly Successful Hunter-Gatherers: Be Selfish In our ancestors’ day, there was certainly a sense of obligation to the group, an expectation of contribution to the joint welfare. That said, in an economy of ample free time, a social network of extended kin, a culture nearly devoid of material ambition, no one was likely required or motivated to drive themselves to exhaustion. I believe the “pack mule” mentality is a thoroughly modern neurosis. Why would any single person in a band ever accept grossly inordinate proportions of responsibilityRead More


Primal Reflection Point: Be “Selfish”

Habit #2 of Highly Successful Hunter-Gatherers: Be Selfish In our ancestors’ day, there was certainly a sense of obligation to the group, an expectation of contribution to the joint welfare. That said, in an economy of ample free time, a social network of extended kin, a culture nearly devoid of material ambition, no one was likely required or motivated to drive themselves to exhaustion. I believe the “pack mule” mentality is a thoroughly modern neurosis. Why would any single person in a band ever accept grossly inordinate proportions of responsibilityRead More


Primal Reflection Point: Be “Selfish”

Habit #2 of Highly Successful Hunter-Gatherers: Be Selfish In our ancestors’ day, there was certainly a sense of obligation to the group, an expectation of contribution to the joint welfare. That said, in an economy of ample free time, a social network of extended kin, a culture nearly devoid of material ambition, no one was likely required or motivated to drive themselves to exhaustion. I believe the “pack mule” mentality is a thoroughly modern neurosis. Why would any single person in a band ever accept grossly inordinate proportions of responsibilityRead More


SHAME & PICK UP vs SELF EMPOWERMENT | TSL Podcast 196

STREAM AUDIO http://traffic.libsyn.com/tslpodcast/TSLP196_The_Pain_of_Just_Be_Yourself__Dating_Advice__Life_Adivce_.mp3 SHAME & PUA SELF – EMPOWERMENT FREE STUFF LINK – http://bit.ly/TSLP196 Recorded on – Jan 10, 2018 on an MD Excellence Call PUA Shame & Just Be Yourself (Self-improvement) – How Toxic Masculinity can actually help you be a sexual man…you just need to know how to present yourself in the best way. Sadly men are ashamed to be themselves…because it is no fun, if we follow the mainstream. In today’s TSL Podcast Steve Mayeda breaks down the age old advice Be Yourself and makes sense of itRead More


Rest and Recovery: A Whole New Perspective (and A Giveaway)

If you’re a type-A, hard-driving peak performer, my hope is that this post will stop you in your tracks. Today I want you to completely rethink your basic philosophy about how you manage both your fitness activities and the assorted stresses of hectic, modern life. This post was inspired by a great article from training expert Joel Jamieson of 8weeksout.com titled, “All Pain, No Gain: Why The High Intensity Training Obsession Has Failed Us All.” Joel’s message set off a firestorm of internal dialog among members of the Primal BlueprintRead More


10-Minute Seaweed Soup

Soup doesn’t have to simmer for hours to be delicious. This seaweed soup is ready in 10 minutes, making it a super-easy lunch or dinner. It’s light and nourishing, for those days when your system craves more greens and vegetables. It’s also versatile, so if you want to throw in cooked meat or salmon, go for it. This seaweed soup is so simple, it doesn’t even need a recipe. Just follow this basic technique…. For one serving, in a medium bowl, combine approximately 1/3 cup dried wakame seaweed, a smallRead More


Brad’s Morning Routine Video: Light Movement for More Energy and Better Flexibility

With two weeks of healthy eating and Primal adaptation under our belts in this post-New Year month, it’s a good week to talk fitness. (By the way, if you need a good primer covering the basics of Primal Blueprint fitness, this is a good place to begin. The New Primal Blueprint book offers an in-depth treatment, and you can learn more as well by browsing our hundreds of free fitness articles on MDA.) Today, my long-time friend, fellow competitor, and writing partner, Brad Kearns, is showing you his morning movement routine.Read More


Brad’s Morning Routine Video: Light Movement for More Energy and Better Flexibility

With two weeks of healthy eating and Primal adaptation under our belts in this post-New Year month, it’s a good week to talk fitness. (By the way, if you need a good primer covering the basics of Primal Blueprint fitness, this is a good place to begin. The New Primal Blueprint book offers an in-depth treatment, and you can learn more as well by browsing our hundreds of free fitness articles on MDA.) Today, my long-time friend, fellow competitor, and writing partner, Brad Kearns, is showing you his morning movement routine.Read More


Primal Cooking Point: Game Day Eats

Anybody having a Super Bowl (or playoffs) party? There’s still plenty of time before the big event(s) to plan an awesome Primal spread. I have a few suggestions from the MDA recipe archives and our Primal Kitchen® blog. By the way, if you haven’t checked that out, you’ll find lots of great recipes there (as well as other news and deals). Here are four of my favorites game day dishes…. Share your menu plans below (I’m always looking for new ideas)—and who you’re rooting for. Enjoy, everybody! Bacon Guacamole with CheddarRead More


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