It's not just about getting fit or looking good.


Exercise can give you courage, pleasure, and better friendships.


― Kelly McGonigal PhD


Stay centered.

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Experiment with these 5 simple breathing practices.

In-breath through nose.

Out-breath through mouth.


  1. For Fear ... Blow out a candle.
  2. For Anger ... Shish
  3. For Anxiety ... Haaa ...
  4. For Worry ... Nose Breathing
  5. For Grief ... sss ...

Keep moving.

Movement as Medicine

Movement as Medicine

Movement as Medicine

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A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.  

―   Paul Dudley White 


  


Whatever gets you moving and out of your head is good for you.

― Marty Rubin




Motion is lotion.

Sports Trainer, Heidi Dix



Movement as Practice

Movement as Medicine

Movement as Medicine

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The only way to know the truth of a movement is to do it on your own body.

Twyla Tharp




Nothing is more revealing than movement. The body says what words cannot. The body never lies.

 ―  Martha Graham 





We don't need correction.

We need connection. 

Liz Koch


Movement for Life

Movement as Medicine

Movement for Life

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Exercise is optional.

Movement is essential.

Exercise is a modern invention.

Movement is ancient.

Movement was here first.

Movement is what the human body is designed for.

―  Ben Medder




Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. 

―  Albert Einstein



Keep evolving.

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A Seedbed for the Growing to Come

 

Harrowing —  a poem by Parker J. Palmer


The plow has savaged this sweet field 

Misshapen clods of earth kicked up 

Rocks and twisted roots exposed to view 

Last year’s growth demolished by the blade. 


I have plowed my life this way 

Turned over a whole history 

Looking for the roots of what went wrong 

Until my face is ravaged, furrowed, scarred.


Enough.

The job is done.

Whatever’s been uprooted, let it be 

Seedbed for the growing that’s to come.


I plowed to unearth last year’s reasons —

The farmer plows to plant a greening season.