Archive for December, 2012

Only Weak Men Fear Strong Women (redux)

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Posted here over the past two days: "your women looks like men, thin and too strong. I would not have sex with them. They needs to stop being slaves to their appearance. Their 'natural' (unfit) shape is sexier to me." Is it any wonder that women have had challenges in this ...

How I learned to Sit and Listen

Sunday, December 30th, 2012

This photo is my yoga teacher effortlessly carrying a massive rock upon her head, an impressive feat for a professional strongman, but she despite her size, continually astounded me with her grace. My yoga teacher is 20 years older than me, a tiny little woman who glides across the ground with ...

Be Willing to Start over

Sunday, December 30th, 2012

In 1993, I lost the gold medal match to Greco, Sambo and Judo world champion Zurab Bekochvili at the Universiade, the Olympics for Univeristy students. A world games silver medal was an honor, but my opponent beat me so decisively that it shook the foundation of my training. At 6-8 ...

What you Find when you Fall off the Wagon

Sunday, December 30th, 2012

Born on a ranch and farm, my family was familiar with hard work from a young age. But when my family disintegrated into divorce, we suddenly found ourselves in a trailer court, with a single mom working two full time labor jobs trying to get enough money to pay the ...

Old Problems need New Consciousness

Saturday, December 29th, 2012

Internally conflicting beliefs spin our wheels like flooring the accelerator with the emergency brake engaged; unfortunately, the smoke from the burning rubber takes the form of inward stress, and outward failure. One poster remarked that he sought the tools to make his start-up personal training business a ...

Eat the change you want to see in the world.

Saturday, December 29th, 2012

  Junk-aholic, Herbivore, Omnivore, or Party-dicted. The first "personality" you encounter is what they ate and drank the week before and day of. How close are you to your target attitudes, behaviors and energies? If you're not happy with the results you're seeing in your abilities, opportunities and relationships, then begin ...

You can do it.

Friday, December 28th, 2012

You can do it. Tammy Hansen White competed in her first show this past August at 50 years young! Last photo is her on stage competing in physique at the 2012 NPC Tahoe Show. Never give up. Every significant goal takes about 2 years, but what an amazing journey it is. very respectfully, Scott ...

Are your Attitudes focused on Abundance or Scarcity?

Friday, December 28th, 2012

Are your Attitudes focused on Abundance or Scarcity? What you focus upon, you bring about. Magnetize the behaviors of those who come from a place of abundance, and galvanize the actions when you manifest them with a dedicated spirit. very respectfully, Scott Sonnon a2a_linkname="Are your Attitudes focused on Abundance or Scarcity?";a2a_linkurl="";

Your Brothers and Sisters’ Keepers.

Friday, December 28th, 2012

“ONE A DAY: Every day, one U.S. soldier commits suicide. Why the military can't defeat its most insidious enemy?" Thompson and Gibbs ask in their story in Time magazine; "More U.S. military personnel have died by suicide since the war in Afghanistan began, than those who have died during combat. ...

Eastern vs Western Medicine? Trust Yourself.

Friday, December 28th, 2012

Because of my yoga background, I'm often asked my opinion on Ayurvedic medicine. Many pieces I find correlated to Western science. Other pieces I find ahead of Western research. Yet many aspects I find to be hokum. My Indian guru, one of the most well-known living humanitarians, advised me this ...