… that today is Pike’s Peak Discovery Day? American explorer and soldier Zebulon Pike first sighted Pike’s Peak in Colorado in 1806. Pike’s Peak is the most visited mountain in North America and the second most visited mountain in the world behind Japan’s Mount Fuji.
Today’s Inspirational Quote:
“Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.”
Nunde-Gagri is a mostly defensive martial art that focuses on incapacitating your opponent with a minimum expenditure of your own energy. The primary focus lies on both punches and grapples and it often relies on the stamina and agility of both the attacker and defender.
The biggest strength of Nunde-Gagri is having the exploitable knowledge of where the weak points are in the body. By exploiting the shifts in balance of both fighters your opponent can become overconfident and leave an opening, giving you the perfect opportunities to retaliate.
On the other hand the biggest weakness of Nunde-Gagri is the illegal moves in this art are easily used and exploited by others. When your opponent doesn’t fight with the same rules you could quickly end up overpowered.
Change is possible.Ashley Diaz Mejias and Tiffany Jana, authors ofErasing Institutional Bias, provide a practical and pragmatic approach to make a profound change in our institutions and organizations—and it all begins with you. Read Erasing Institutional Bias.
Change your outlook. Laurie J. Cameron, author of A Mindful Day, explores how a positive mindset, and the ability to control the narrative about your own life experience, is the best way to build the resilience we all need during the hard times. Read A Positive Outlook.
Change the playing field. Anthony Iannarino, author of Eat Their Lunch, explains how to gain an advantage in the zero-sum world of sales without compromising your ethics or going for the lowest common denominator. ReadPlaying Fair While Creating an Unfair Advantage.
Change the expectation. Stan Phelps and David Rendall, authors ofPink Goldfish, speak about the tendency of industries and brands to homogenize the products, services, and experiences they offer in pursuit of best practices, and how to differentiate. Read Captivate Your Customers.
Change the status quo. Tom Triumph, author of Evolve or Die, discusses the inevitability of change, why we must evolve to meet it, the ten myths of innovation, the only four ways you can ever fail, and what it feels like to punch fear in the face. Read Why We Must Evolve, or Die.
Change the presentation. Tim Calkins, author of How to Wash a Chicken, offers his take on why presentations remain so important, and teaches you how to up your presentation game to make the greatest impact. Read How to Master the Business Presentation.
This week we’re sharing the story of Doris Tyler, a 78-year-old woman in Florida who is blind after undergoing stem cell therapy that was supposed to protect her vision. Tyler considers herself victim of a growing stem cell clinic industry that’s outpacing the science backing it up. And she’s not alone.
Stem cells are promising medicine, as they can transform into other cells in the body in order to mend damaged organs and tissues. But scientists say what’s happening in the lab is not the same as what stem cell clinics across the U.S. are providing. As the government cracks down, here’s everything you should know about stem cell treatments.
Read on and live well,
How the Eco-Food Movement Mass-Markets Eating Disorders
As diets like locavorism, veganism, and more become popular, some of the people who push them the hardest suffer the most.
Alzheimer’s Doctor: Why Drugs for Memory Are So Hard to Develop
The number of deaths from Alzheimer’s have shot up by 123 percent, and the last Alzheimer’s drug was approved in 2003. Medium spoke to neurologist Dr. David Geldmacher to find out why developing drugs for memory loss is so hard.
Does open enrollment season drive you crazy? You’re not alone. Even health care experts struggle to determine which health plan is best. Writer Michael Millenson argues that our system is set up to be difficult.
Despite a seemingly infinite number of ways for people to hook-up these days, Americans are in the midst of a “sex recession” as The Atlantic coins it. While no one has figured out exactly why, writer Kate Julian explores a variety of possibilities, from helicopter parents to online dating.
As Social Media ‘Influencers,’ Patients Are Getting a Voice. And
Pharma is Ready to Pay Up
Pharmaceutical companies have caught on to the “influencer” industry. What could go wrong? (Eyeroll). I’m all for patients having an amplified voice on social media, but there’s something about advocates sharing sponsored posts for drug companies that just doesn’t sit well.