• Healthy Rituals, Healthy Tools

    September 26, 2022

    As I may have mentioned, I live at the beach in Southern California. One of my favorite restaurants here at the beach is called The Chart House.

  • Evolving Toward Modern Human Behavior

    August 15, 2022

    As we move forward, our goal is simplicity on the far side of complexity. Dr. Stephen Covey’s profound statement. Ironically, as you will see, we are moving simultaneously toward both simplicity and complexity.

  • Two Sides of Neolithic

    August 2, 2022

    What more can we learn from our hunter-gatherer ancestors? Why do I keep returning to our hunter-gatherer ancestors? We became fully anatomically modern humans approximately 200,000 years ago. How can we judge how successful a given lifestyle was? How long did it last?

  • The Evolutionary Origin of Exercise Mismatch Issue#2

    July 20, 2022

    Why do so many people struggle to exercise consistently? Or exercise at all? Goethe said if you want to understand something, go to the origin. If we want to understand our deepest motivations, we return again to human evolutionary history.

  • Origins and Consequences of Evolutionary Mismatch Issue#1

    July 6, 2022

    We human beings are built for scarcity. Not abundance. Because of our deeply evolutionary rooted taste for sweetness, we are extremely vulnerable to all these sugar and corn syrup foods that line our grocery store shelves. But there is hope. Given what we know now, it is possible to live a longer, healthier, happier life than ever before in history. Read on to learn how.