A Brave Face

Sam, There’s a question that doesn’t seem to have a good answer among Potter fans. Despite our best efforts and much back and forth, we continue to ask how the hell was Peter Pettigrew a Gryffindor? For anyone who thinks the Hogwarts house traits are cut and dry, you may need to get a Pottermore account….

Intrinsic Motivation: A Paradox

Sam, This is a topic I’ve always had a bit of trouble with grappling since I started writing, since I started lifting. Although, I think I’m beginning to understand the complexity of intrinsic motivation or motivation from within. What got me wanting to write about that was a YouTube video entitled ‘No One Cares How Much…

Progress for Progress’ Sake

Sam, This post is not an expression of my vanity but an attempt to exhibit my experience and struggles with getting in shape to those who want to make a fresh start to their body and their life. It doesn’t have to be New Year’s to warrant a new beginning. Four years ago I started my…