How Can We Relax?

Relaxation is not just a physical state. It is a complete state of being. When your body is in a relaxed state so is your mind. When your mind is keyed up so is your body. Relaxation won’t be [...]

Movement is Life

In a basic way everything that’s alive moves. Trees move, they wrap around rocks and other immobile things, they miraculously transfer liquids to their upper branches, they sway elastically in [...]

Feet Need Exercise

There are a great many people whose feet hurt, whether this has been called plantar fasciitis or is something with no name it can be a significant problem for ones quality of life. I just [...]

Breaking the Jump

What if we can train ourselves to do what scares us? There’s a physical practice called Parkour that I’ve been interested in for a bit. It’s sometimes also called natural movement and a few [...]

Who’s the Expert?

“How can we as health care providers, admit that we’re still learning, still practicing...even though people’s quality of life, and sometimes even their lives, depend on our being experts...on us [...]

Movement Breaks at Work

I was talking with a client the other day about taking movement breaks while doing computer work. She was lamenting that although she knows it doesn’t make her feel good to sit at her desk for [...]

Spring is Here!

Spring is here! Despite several ski trips this year, I still feel like I’m coming out of a long period of inactivity. I’m starting to spend more time out in my yard and garden. I’ve been [...]

An Impeccable Word

How can you keep doing the things you know are healthy for you? We might make new goals that stretch us, particularly at the beginning of the year. Or we have a habit we’ve been building for [...]

Can you love exercise?

A lot of people struggle to do exercise with any regularity … even though they know it’s good for them and they’ve noticed that they feel better afterward.  Maybe they see it as a boring waste of [...]

Stand, sit…or move?

If you prefer a taller workstation that allows you to stand up while you write or draw you would be in good company.  Leonardo da Vinci used one, as well as Albert Camus and Virginia Woolf, but [...]

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