On Being “Actively Unreasonable”

What is “Actively Unreasonable”?

One online dictionary defines “unreasonable” as “beyond the limits of acceptability or fairness”.   Generally, this is what we think of when we hear the word used everyday conversation.  All of us can relate to people or situations we would describe as ‘actively unreasonable’.  The guy who pushes the boundaries of what is  considered ‘normal’ behavior or thought.  His ideas or actions may seem more disruptive than helpful to the situation at hand.

Top of Man's Head Open with Gears Turning, Denoting Thinking and the words "Be Unreasonable"

Be Unreasonable: Think Outside

Making A New “Normal”

Mikki Martin, author of Creating An Unreasonable Family, believes being unreasonable is important to your family’s health.  In this week’s article, Martin explains, “It’s up to parents and families to create an unreasonable family in their expectations for their children’s long term health.”

Read Martin’s Thoughts on Why…

  • Families “need to become unreasonably active”
  • Play is important and the sedentary lifestyle can be harmful to your overall health
  • Balance in sports specialization is imperative to your child’s health



Martin’s response to finding the balance for your children and your family through “Move, Play, Strengthen”.

George Bernard Shaw Quote "The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.

George Bernard Shaw


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