CultFit in the New Year

In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act-

Pop quiz Hot Shots:

The Best CultFit Posts of 2012

Gathered conveniently for you, here are the best posts from 2012, as judged by some random dude (actually all of you):

This is profoundly sad … 11,683
Tuesday 24 April 2012 1,673
Testing The Path Not Normally Taken 1,481
Maybe It’s His Fault 1,391
Grappling With Forgiveness 1,356
Guide to the London Summer Games: CultFit Style 1,259
Big Trouble Upstairs 1,221
Wednesday 20 June 2012 1,197
Wednesday 4 April 2012 1,188
A Thought Provoking Blog … 1,152
Sunday 11 September 2011 1,151
Friday 27 April 2012 1,149
Wednesday 9 May 2012 1,134
You Brought A Gun To A Knife Fight … 1,127
The Beautiful Blogger Award… 1,122

What to look forward to in 2013

We are going step back and strip CultFit of all its distractions, gimmicks, promotions and more.  The main objective is to leave you, our Dear Reader with a pure and simple reading experience.  Reading and digesting the words presented to you without any distractions.

What we feel is necessary for a simple, enjoyable reading experience:

  1. Pithy, socially relevant topics to help you come to peace with your body and mind
  2. No comments or “like” buttons to distract you from our message
  3. A pleasant and easily read format
  4. Minimal navigation, Minimal pics.  Featured content for a “In and Out” experience
  5. A breath of fresh air amidst a sea of distractions

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The CultFit as you have come to love (used extremely loosely) will simply not be the same …

The “Workout” in 2013

Acquaint yourself with this lovely word:

heu·ris·tic

/hyo͞oˈristik/

Adjective-
Enabling a person to discover or learn something for themselves.
Noun-
A heuristic process or method.

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What does time mean to you?  We believe time is functionally similar to volatility in our lives:  The more time, the more you can achieve, the more disorder to bathe in.  Consider, that if you can suffer limited harm to your body if exposed to small errors (a brisk run, snappy kettlebell work), time brings the kind of “errors” that end up benefitting YOU.  We like to call this experience.  Other programs will break you with their use of time, not here.
Proper Form, Seek Flow, Develop Grace … Only then will we find Perfection

Notes:

Slowly and surely we will be migrating content to our new site, so all hope is not lost!  CultFit will still be here tomorrow, in all its dreadful glory.  Thank you once again for making CultFit what it is!  Be well this New Year and ENJOY!!!

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Autumn Fog Lifts

Do not work self into a state of over-anxiety at the changes that will be found, or attempt to use up the strength and vitality … Forget not the sources of thine inspiration-

Thank you for joining us this lovely afternoon!  Feel free to pull up a chair and join in the conversation we are having with Laura Yochelson.

Laura is here to talk about her new book ” In the name of BEING WELL, I made MYSELF SICK.

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The Completely Random Questions-

What about the title of your novel?

In The Name Of Being Well, I Made Myself Sick

I titled the book this because I always wanted to be healthy and had good intentions, but things somehow or other went awry. In the book, I show how I am very easily fooled by my mind in the sense that I believe I am doing something good for myself, when really, I’m just using “healthy” as an excuse to keep myself suffering. As I describe in the book, I feel that if I am not the ideal healthy, people won’t love me and I’m a bad person.

Do you ever wish that you had an entirely uncreative job, like data entry or working in a factory?

Oh no! I’ve had uncreative jobs like those already. For me, actually, the problem is that I am so creative I don’t acknowledge the importance of the more boring (but necessary) processes that one needs to do in order to allow creativity to truly flourish.

Who would play you in a film of your life?

This is such a good question. Unfortunately, I do not know! I think I’d need a couple different actresses, especially since my personality changes so much as I started to get sicker. However, I have seen myself as a character in a movie, which I talk about in the next question.

Have you ever read or seen yourself as a character in a book or a movie?

I’ve watched many different movies on eating disorders and, sadly, never felt as though I could truly relate to the main girl—the sick girl—being featured. There are usually parts of a character that I can relate to but definitely not all of her.  As for non-eating disorders media, I really looked up to Hilary Duff in the television show Lizzie McGuire. I wouldn’t say I actually saw myself as Lizzie; it was more like I tried to emulate Lizzie.

About a month ago I watched some of the beginning episodes of Dawson’s Creek and really found myself being able to relate to the character of Joey, played by Katie Holmes. She’s a lot taller than I am in real life, but I saw myself undergoing similar feelings as the ones she had for her friend Dawson.

How do you feel about being interviewed?

I feel good. I feel excited. I would like to do as many different interviews as possible and answer as many unique questions as possible. Hopefully, it’s a good way to spread the message of my book.

Why should we read your book?

You should read my book because it is authentic…and because I worked really, really hard on it! My book is suitable for health and wellness professionals, doctors, therapists, parents, teachers, college-age women and more. I hope people will read my book and see what it’s really like to be diagnosed with an eating disorder instead of just believing the stereotypes. I want to make a difference in the world, and in order to do so I’m asking that people please read what I have to say.

The Plan-

The Holidays are here and frankly: In The Name Of Being Well, I Made Myself Sick … Would make a great gift.

Balboa Press

Barnes & Noble   

Amazon.com

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Notes:

Long time readers know intimately that we do not use the platform we have here to tout Swag or Products.  Laura’s new book hits on two points we are passionate about:  Being AuthenticBeing You.  ‘Nuff said.

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