Turn pain into your ally for a life of freedom

Stefan was taking pictures of me in one of our new favorite places on earth – Zion National Park in Utah – when I felt myself recoil in disgust after he handed the phone to me saying “this is a good one!” How quickly I sunk from joy to to …

How to trust your body, and trust life: let yourself fall, let yourself fly!

Last Friday morning I awoke pre-dawn, a now all-too familiar pain grabbing my attention through slumber: an aching stabbing feeling in my gut, like someone was taking my insides and twisting them to the point of rupture.  Poison.  This is what poison feels like in the gut, as it makes …

What the FRACK? Mercury poisoning and industrial pollution.

I’m standing on beloved ground, taking a walk like any other day with Stefan by my side, when a mighty force erupts from below and the earth splits into a yawning chasm just behind our feet. Instinct tells us to run so we’re not swept into the depths, and we …

Mercury poisoning – NOT a fish story

“The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 8% of women of childbearing age in the United States have mercury levels in their blood above what the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) considers safe.” WAT?! To finish this quote from a (2003?) Environmental Defense Fund report (see sources): “In other …

From Unstoppable to Stuck as F*ck, and Back Again: a Love Letter to 2018 (and Mobility Mastery)

Hey there, adventurers! Happy 2018 🙂 First, some logistical business: we won’t be doing any more Mobility Mastery Monday blog posts/videos/newsletters. Before you go cry into your foam rollers, listen up… We’ve got bigger, better, bad-ass plans for 2018 and we want to take you along for the ride! Before …