Month: August 2018

How to Get Started with Wim Hof Breathing

Wim Hof breathing is a breathing technique that helps one control their own physiology. What happens one hour after breathing?…#wimhof #wimhofmethod #innerfire #coldexposure #mindset #breathing #breath pic.twitter.com/1UqWlyUtvc — Wim Hof (@Iceman_Hof) November 3, 2018 This technique has been clinically proven to reduce the ill-effects (literally) of pathogen exposure; regulate fear and anxiety responses and most

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Bike Commute in Wildfire Smoke

Air quality in Portland has now hit the unhealthy range due to wildfire smoke from fires raging in Washington and British Columbia. More smoke is on the way tonight, this time from north central and eastern Washington and British Columbia. Expect to wake up to even more smoke on Monday morning. For the latest air

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How to Defeat Mondays

Why are Mondays rough? I meditated on this, and as a 8-5er I determined Mondays are especially difficult because there are five days ahead of work (duh, right?!). Five days of people or responsibilities asking things of oneself. As the week progresses, the amount of time belonging to others or tasks dissipates, both naturally as

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Fight Fire with Fire: The Radical Success of Oregon’s Prescribed Burn Program (Fiction)

Introduction This fictional narrative is largely inspired by by the ecological debate on the importance of fire for environmental well being. Great places to learn more about this coversation are Dr. Paul Hessberg’s TedX talk, Era of Megafires, and Outside Magazines podcast on an actual story of this issue in action: The latest @outsidemagazine podcast

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