Idleness is not just a vacation, an indulgence or a vice; it is as indispensable to the brain as vitamin D is to the body, and deprived of it we suffer a mental affliction as disfiguring as rickets. The space and quiet that idleness provides is a necessary condition for standing back from life and seeing it whole, for making unexpected connections and waiting for the wild summer lightning strikes ...

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The mainstream image of fitness is doing exercises you hate and eating food that tastes like crap to impress people you probably don’t even like. This line of thinking leaves people disappointed, jaded, and injured.It’s all backwards.You shouldn't have to choose between optimizing performance (now) and your health (later).Fitness should be about health first, function second, and all the other stuff third. Or not at all.And the supplement industry has ...

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