http://www.stitcher.com/s The Art of Manliness Podcast, episode #562: How Boxing Can Fight Parkinson's Disease Nurse and Boxer Aaron Sloan coaches Parkinson's patients in his Tulsa, Oklahoma boxing gym, Engine Room Boxing. He talks about how boxing benefits his clients and plans to train other boxing gyms in the program. Featured image by Shaun Bell on… Continue reading Hitting Helps: a Podcast About Parkinson’s
[essay edited on same day] The pooch and I went on an easy trail run last week. Most of the time we stick to paved telephone access roads in this area, but occasionally we'll venture onto dirt biker and off-roading motorcyclist-hewn paths that wind around the gulch, shooting up to the lip before plunging back… Continue reading A Most Human Urge
[This was my fourth speech in Toastmasters, Understanding Your Leadership Style in Pathways, completed in 7:21.] I’d always thought of leadership as someone who swoops in to inspire everyone with a rah-rah speech, works the room, and then gets out of everyone’s way so they can do the job. The leader is the face of… Continue reading Leadership: Sun, Shark, or Magnet
What do I mean? Veteran, criminal, victim, patient, homeless, outcast, lost one: You need to know You were born perfect and whole in body and soul. Why? Because each new life is a fresh start for the soul, another chance to get it right. Each day is new, each hour. Photo by Min An from… Continue reading God Loves You—A Reminder, Not a Sermon
The animal lovers in your family will enjoy this interesting and moving segment of Science Friday. Ira Flatow interviews primatologist and prolific author Frans de Waal about his latest book Mama’s Last Hug:Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us About Ourselves. Pet owners know their dogs and cats are responsive and loving but animals appear… Continue reading Do Animals Have Souls?