Episode 125 - The Wisdom of the Body with Aaron Alexander
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- Making a profession out of studying the secrets of the body
- Less movement than ever in human history
- Developing awareness throughout the day
- How posture affects testosterone and stress hormones
- Having role models
- Strength as a prerequisite for softness
- Teachers need to inspire or they can't be taken seriously
- Movement as a key to understanding Taoism
- The body is more than the body
- No one but you can make you feel small and insignificant
- It's difficult to will depression away
- Inspiration and lasting power
- Skill acquired through time and energy
- Why we resist learning new things
- Gifts emerging through limitations
- The yin yang of emphasizing social causes vs. individual agency
- The problems of having things easy
- Yin and yang the language of life
- We are going to figure out this burrito
- "I got lucky at a young age. My dad started smoking crack…"
- Neil deGrasse Tyson on urgency, motivation and mortality
- Vibes and body language
- The superpower of empathy