Reality Doesn’t Care About Our Perception of It

If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? Yes. And … who cares, really?  Certainly not reality. When a tree crashes down and no one is around to hear it, it still produces sound waves.  But, these sound waves don’t actually produce sound as … Continue reading Reality Doesn’t Care About Our Perception of It

Stop Focusing on the Wrong Shit

What if B.B. King had to pass a written, standardized advanced mathematics exam to be legally allowed to play guitar commercially?  Crazy, right? What if Eddie Van Halen had to be able to write and decipher advanced music theory, such as in the photo above, in order for him to play and make music?  Well, … Continue reading Stop Focusing on the Wrong Shit

Why is Reality a Hard Sell? 3 Questions

While I was studying athletic training at Temple University, one of my mother’s friends came up to me and asked, “Hey Rob, what can I do to get rid of this?”, flicking her triceps fat, while eating a donut.  Hmm.  Very attractive.  As I got into the real answer, she interrupted me with, “No, I … Continue reading Why is Reality a Hard Sell? 3 Questions

Embracing Our Balance

Driving in a straight line requires a thousand adjustments to the steering wheel, because the car, it’s suspension, it’s tires, alignment, and many other things aren’t perfect.  Outside the car, the road itself isn’t perfect. To execute a yoga pose, our muscles are making hundreds of minute reactions and modifications to hold the balance, because … Continue reading Embracing Our Balance