By: Tyler Mounce

The Examined Desire
June 6, 2018

THE EXAMINED DESIRE Her face launched a thousand ships… The Iliad is many things. It is central to Western Literature and its…

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The Examined Goal
June 1, 2018

It all appears so simple. Set a goal. Work hard. Achieve the goal. Create new goal.   You don’t have to…

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What is Inflammation?
May 30, 2018

If you look up the definition, you’ll find this: “A system of information flow in response to injury and infection.”  That sounds normal and harmless; inflammation is necessary for normal bodily function to occur.  Without inflammation, we cannot fight microscopic invaders like bacteria, viruses and fungus, remove damaged tissue, or even eliminate cancerous or abnormal cells. 

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"Red Meat Increases the Risk of Dying"
May 24, 2018

Did that get your attention? If it did, you’re not alone. That was a headline from a leading publication in 2017. Panic. Terror. Cows breathe a sigh of relief. Is the headline true? It must be. The study says so. Not so fast. I’m sure you’ve seen headlines with the phrases, “increase risk of,” or “linked to.” Usually, those are from “observational studies.” Those studies have a place in the world of science, but how? Quick, read further and save the ribeyes! 

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Water Retention and Weight Loss
May 21, 2018

You’ve decided to lose body-fat and start a program. In this story, you’re making the right decisions. You’re in control of your caloric intake. You eat protein-rich foods. You don’t shy away from weight lifting. You reach your 10,000 step quota and you do a little extra cardio on the side for good measure. All things considered, you’re doing well.

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Craig Cooke
December 22, 2017

My name is Craig Cooke and I define myself I believe through a number of factors on how I explore life. I’m a CEO of a company called Rhythm, a digital marketing agency I co-founded about 22 years ago. I am also a family man; a father of two.

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Scott Carter
December 19, 2017

I’m Scott Carter, and I am a father, a sports marketing agent, lawyer, entrepreneur, and musician, just to name a few.

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Libby Duane
December 19, 2017

My name is Libby Duane, and I am a wife, a sister, a daughter; I am also an entrepreneur, and a chief customer officer who always thinks about taking action to deliver the best customer experience. 

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Getting the desired results by training efficiently
January 18, 2017

If you’re training day in and day out and not seeing the results you’re after something is going amiss. Your diet…

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Living a reactive life will get you nowhere
December 17, 2016

We meet many people at Stark who’ve been living their life on autopilot, only to one day wake up to discover…

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