To me, good health is all about alignment. Aligning mind, body, behavior and spirit (if you’re religious) promotes good health. My belief is based on personal experience.
When I was in my early twenties, I was profoundly unhappy. I thought I was just “not happy” and going through the daily routine of life. I was an engineering graduate student at Stanford and dreaded what I was doing without even knowing it. As Tony Soprano says, I was probably too lazy to think for myself.
I was also ridiculously fit and “healthy.” I didn’t touch alcohol, didn’t eat red meat, exercised like a fiend. I played 3 hours of basketball per day. I had 7% body fat. My physician was literally shocked at my HDL/LDL counts – he had never seen such great metrics. I was a specimen.
I soon became extremely sick – Stage IV Hodgkin’s Disease. There is Continue reading “You Don’t Have to Sweat to Work Out”