Lets Go For A Walk (The Benefits Of Walking)

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I remember as a teenager, I never wanted to be caught dead walking. Everybody I knew wanted to drive. If you think about it, those were some of your healthiest days. People don’t really walk like that no more and that’s bad because walking has multiple health benefits. If your job is around the corner, you should walk. I know people, who are so out of shape and won’t leave the house unless they’re in a car....shits crazy. Like how lazy are we my G to where we can’t even walk to the corner store from time to time? All I’m saying is you got to do cardio. There are multiple benefits to cardio. Here are a few:




Spiritually: walking is very significant in the Bible. It reminds me that God is all around us. Muhammad traveled land on foot, Buddha found enjoyment in connecting with the land. I name dropped all three of religious symbols because statistically you got to somewhat rock with one of them.




Mental: if you had a hard day, a long day, or you got a long day ahead of you, a walk can get you prepared and clear your mind. It allows you to think, meditate and come to terms with the shit you have to deal with all while using physical exertion to improve your mood.




physical:


•Maintain a healthy weight.


Prevent or manage various conditions, including heart disease, high blood pressure and type two diabetes.

Strengthen your bones and muscles.

Improve your stamina.

Improve your balance and coordination.

Health experts recommend that we should walk 10,000 steps a day (about five miles) to stay healthy, yet most Britons walk only 4,500 steps. You would probably need to to up at least 16,000 steps a day to lose weight. Knight suggests the following workout plans, depending on your level of fitness.

A little bit of heel and toe can make you stronger in the bedroom too fellas, a study found walking improved penile blood flow amounts just by walking two miles at a brisk pace per day — about a half hour walk a day. 


So next time people, if you have the time to walk 5 miles or less, walk it baby! Help your body help your mind and help your spirit. There it is, the mental, spiritual and physical benefits of walking.

Why Financially You Should Be Meal Prepping

My G’s you don’t have to be on a diet to do meal prep. Meal prep helps your pockets too and on this blog post I’m going to tell you a why budgeting and meal prepping go hand-in-hand and why you should be doing it right now.


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Most of us work at a job where there are food places nearby or a cafeteria within, why give your money back to a company that may fire you, that’s one but even if that’s not even the case, why just give all your money back to the company or Companys its just counterproductive you need to figure out how to save the most you can and build up your funds so you won’t be living check to check.


budgeting allows you to create a spending plan for your money, it ensures that you will always have enough money for the things you need and the things that are important to you. Following a budget or spending plan will also keep you out of debt or help you work your way out of debt if you are currently in debt.”


There are many advantages to budgeting, build discipline, conscious about money movement and more money, no need to say more. Meal prep lowers cost on food and more bang for your buck. Look why spend 10-50 bucks on food daily when you can buy 100-150 for groceries for like two weeks and not worry about food poisoning or long lines taking away from your life. Increase knowledge, learn what to eat, how much to eat, when to eat and a better relationship with your finances.

Return To The Scene


A defining condition of being human is that we have to understand the meaning of our experience.
Jack Mezirow

I’ve always worn many hats in a quarter of my century of life,  cashier, Security, cook, busboy, manager and personal trainer but wearing these things may have prepared me for better and I stress may because my many titles among the minds of Optimist would probably be interpreted as you’re meant for something bigger but to realist like myself I mentally return to the scene to see immaturity, character flaws, carelessness and overall bad decision-making translating that my mini job titles means I’m hardheaded stubborn and maybe a slow learner. But in the mist of it all i wouldn’t have saw these things in me had I not returned to the scene in my mind, in turn making me realize that I got I still got a lot of growing up to do and it’s a continuous battle. I find myself calling up exes to apologize, because I want get rid of these bad habits as human being. Or atleast atone for my wrongs one because my fear of karma, two because I’m passing that fucked energy to another individual and they may not deserve the shit I put into another persons spirit. Also as you see and learn, you can put it into action the things that you’ve learned from the past, so you won’t repeat it, building self-awareness because Sometimes we don’t see our faults, we see the world around us responding to our faults which could distort our vision and make us think that the world is against us when it’s really not in most cases it’s just how we respond to certain things or how we reply To certain people and situations. is about learning, growing, and you do that by remembering to always return to the scene in your head a-k-a recall events because you may discover something about yourself that is probably shitty or something that you need to work on.

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Three Things To Consider Before Signing Up For A Gym Membership

I use to be a gym rat, in the gym playing basketball for hours out of the day, but as an adult trying to beat the clock of the birth of the new world order (you know, no more paper money, machines taking all the jobs and the extinction of chocolate.). I couldn’t do that anymore, I had to start diversifying my day properly. That being said, here’s three things to consider before signing up with a gym fam:

1. Expense?

You go in smiling, people at the counter have an associate give you a tour, everything is everything, trainers on hand, blah-blah-blah and then they hit you with the initiation fee like damn! Which may be anywhere from $60-$500 depending on your location and where you decide to go. I know you’ve heard of haggling for no initiation fee, good luck and may the force be with you. Places like the equinox will have you escorted out. That monthly payment  ain’t no joke either, it tallies up and can be very wasteful if your not going regularly. Then there’s gear, gas if you have to drive (side note: I recommend walking if the weather is cool and your  3 miles or less away from the facility), stuff that may catch your eye like junk food and whatever other bullshit you don’t need, all come into play.

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2. How committed are you?

You can’t go to the gym two times a week and expect results. Fitness experts recommend 30 minutes a day of physical activity, you can hit the gym 4x times a week and brisk 30 minute walks during those 3 rest days in-between. Do you have time for the gym? 40 hours of a job, depending what it is may leave exhausted and wanting solitude. So plan a schedule that you know you can do no matter what, mark it on your calendar, gym time no interruptions(build that discipline fam) and get the most out of your days. Make sure you stay on top of your gym schedule, because the facilities won’t ask, “why you haven’t been there”. Plan a workout regimen with a professional or if you are knowledgeable enough to make a regimen that progressively builds you to your body goal and has a diet that compliments the gym goals, then your good. If you can’t compose a program that combines working out and strict diet, you could end up working out to be the same.

3. What are training for?

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Like what does you daily life encompass, because you don’t need an Olympic training regimen to put shirts on a hanger. Create a regimen that compliments your lifestyle and body goals, for example a low carb diet, lots of cardio and light weight lifting would be ideal for an actor. Know why you’re at the gym, what you need to do, do it and get out. Don’t be crowding up the gym on some I’ll try this type-ish. I can’t stress enough talk to a trainer its free, most don’t even charge for consultation.

Conclusion, know the answers to these questions, set a time, go in focused and don’t go past the goals you set. I suggest figuring out how to maintain the goal, once obtained. Bless your heart and your pockets by cancelling your membership after you reached your target weight and look is reached. Unless you feel you can’t maintain your body without it, then keep your blood sucking gym, but the main focuses of this entry is to remind you to have a plan for your body, think about your everyday life, is a gym convenient for you and don’t give yourself another bill without considering these factors.

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Three Reasons Why Atheism Isn’t The Wave In 2018

As I woke up from not enough sleep, a young g unlocks his phone to unread text messages, instagram alerts and news stories via my news app. This one headline (https://www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/us/2018/january/former-atheist-rsquo-s-mic-drop-tweet-explains-why-he-could-no-longer-reject-god-rsquo-s-existence)      grabbed me, it was about a former atheist Lee Strobe and his coming out tweet denouncing his former atheists’ beliefs. I thought it was cool that his years of trying to figure things out brought him to  some conclusion but the tweet date came off a little corny and strategically planned, December 24th a day before Christmas, ok. Nonetheless homie’s story low-key connected with me, being a person on a constant pursuit of knowledge and spiritual insight. Which has led me to my non-denominational / spiritual stance, spiritual because I meditate but overall i believe even if you don’t want to rep with any religions, you got to give it up to something more than science. Which is why  I also believe in the partnership of mental and spiritual balance, each one acknowledging and catering to the other.

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So I’m reading the story on lee and I see the official tweet, which did numbers like a drake tweet in regards to engagement but also had many replies of disdain and I was like, “who’s atheist in 2018 and why? Like at least be agnostic (undecided because lack of concrete evidence). But for the people that are atheists or considering it, I got three reasons why it’s not a good look:

1. Science don’t have all the answers sway! For example why do we dream, is reality real, explain the beginning of life, the drive behind religious tyranny in old age, the question “what happens when we die?” and how the hell did Flavor Flav get a network to pay him to layup with multiple women and smash, the world may never know.

2. Being a atheists can come off cold, brutal, animalistic due to self-defining morality and at times leaving them looking like nihilist( believer of extreme form of skepticism; belief in nothingness) bringing more strength to the stereotypical view: no belief in God, no morals. Which is also known as no antiquated dogma (meaning like doctrine, teachings, philosophy) so no hakuna-matata fam. And may stunt growth of relationships, if family and friends have a relationship with higher power, especially if they’re person of color from the Bible belt (the south) that’s right, no one will eat your potato salad at the family gatherings.

3. What are you living for? Religious people believe their lives have a higher purpose and meaning, thus giving them an incentive to get up beyond themselves. Atheist that haven’t found a motivation beyond themselves can host a hopeless view, like where the fuck is Tony Robbins?!

Those are pretty solid reasons why people shouldn’t make the transition to atheist, with no final conclusions on certain questions in science and grim outlook, from the outside looking in it looks like hot bed for negativity. In conclusion I recommend studying multiple teachings and seeing which one best suits your way of life.

 

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New Year, No Fap?

I did a thirty day no fap challenge in October 2017, side note - I thought about just putting October but who knows when you’ll read this so yea staying present in the writing, check. I felt this being my first blog post of the year and ever I would talk about the no fap challenge , if you’re like “hold up von, what the fuck is a no fap challenge?” it’s basically no choking your chicken (also known as no masturbation) for 30 days.

My situation was low-key easy because I was in Atlanta at the time and I was focused on sight-seeing and meeting people. Like, I didn’t have time to watch porn, between hanging with friends, concerts, festivals, comedy shows and sleeping. And I also knew there was good chance of no sex being I’m not good at initiating one night stands and the thought of a road STD scares me.

I never thought I had a problem with masturbation and I still don’t. My only issues with jacking off in life were two things in my younger years timing and getting caught. For some reason I would always try to rub out a morning wood before school, then end up getting ready late and having to run for the bus. Or I would try to relax sometimes after school, pop in a DVD from the liquor store (which made you look like a thirsty creep with in the eyes of the foreign cashier) and potentially get caught by a family member. Like I got caught by my cousin, I slowed downon it for a minute because I was soembarrassed, I remember it like it was yesterday, going in on myself, it was dead silent in the house, I kept the volume low so I could hear any entry, this guy pops the door open, I stuff my junk back in my pants just in time, TV off, but it’s still evident because suave lotion on the bottom of my shirt, lotion on my hand and I just looked guilty. Eyes locked, me watching him analyzing the situation, all I could do was try to get my hands him, advise him to forget what he knew happened but he was too fast as he ran down the street screaming he was telling everybody.But hey every guy gets caught so it was nothing serious, but back to my point I participated in the challenge because I saw a YouTube vid with Jim Carey, one of favorite entertainers of all time talking about these awesome benefits which I didn’t see at all during the process.

If you’re curious to know what the benefits are:

• Better social confidence – I’m good in that department, no Kanye but I do alright.

• Energy – who doesn’t want more of that?

• Concentration – I usually come to my senses after a good nut (for those foreign to slang ejaculations resolve).

• Mental Acuity – now we talking, no Adderall.

• Sexual prowess – ok.

This when it gets outrageous, below.

• Emotional stability – how sway?

• Attractiveness to the opposite sex – duh fuck?

Yea, it got real naive and goofy.

I been jacking off a long time since the days of the videotape, I remember finding my uncles secret stash of black tapes with gold labels, I was 10 or 11 years of age and not one time as a straight male was I not attracted to the opposite sex. I remember my first major crush was because she favored this pornstar from this porno scene I watched repeatedly as a youth.

To conclude this post, masturbation is fine but just do it in moderation. Everything needs balance, you can’t keep pointing the finger, “its porn’s fault, it’s this, it’s that….”, if you’re not reaching your full potential it’s because of what’s happening in your mind, not in your pants. Its 2018 people,we got to be stronger because this is the year of becoming, so stop making excuses and be.

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