I came across an interesting TED video in which Christopher McDougall asks: Are we born to run? Christopher McDougall mentions Tarahumara, the running people, tells an interesting story from a marathon race and talks about how humans hunted before weapons were available. Christopher McDougall: Are we born to run?
VIVOBAREFOOT has a radical concept for their shoes: No heel, no midsole, no arch support, no gimmicks! VIVOBAREFOOT encourages us to move as million years of evolution intended - barefoot. In their Barefoot section is information, including an ebook about "Proprioception: Making sense of Barefoot running" Interesting facts about the foot: With 200,000 nerve endings,... Continue Reading →
I am interested in the concept of barefoot running and walking. While looking for information about barefoot running I came across this video about the Tarahuama, the running people. It's amazing which distances they are able to run. Video: The Tarahumara - A Hidden Tribe of Superathletes Born to Run
It sounds so simple, just Do Nothing for 2 Minutes, but it's not always that easy to just be. Two minutes is a very nice break, don't touch the mouse or keyboard because then it starts over. Enjoy your break!
I subscribe to the newsletter "A Month of Me Time" from The Calm Space. It's nice reminders, "Simple Daily Actions to Nourish Your Soul". Today it was about the benefits of walking and I love the included quote. Above all, do not lose your desire to walk. Every day I walk myself into a state... Continue Reading →
"Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body." Sir Richard Steele
When browsing through videos from Yoga Today I came across The Five Tibetan Rites. At Wikipedia the practice is described like this: First Rite: Clockwise spinning: inhale and exhale deeply as you spin. Second Rite: Inhale deeply while lifting the head and legs; exhale while lowering the head and legs. Third Rite: Inhale as the... Continue Reading →
Today at Twitter I got this link, The science of voodoo: When mind attacks body. It's a really interesting article that goes from placebo (when mind helps the body) to nocebo (when mind attacks body). The idea that believing you are ill can make you ill may seem far-fetched, yet rigorous trials have established beyond... Continue Reading →
This is a classic story which unfortunately mentions time management. But time management is a misnomer since time can not be managed. We can only manage ourselves, our attention and our priorities. One day, an old professor of the School of Public Management in France, was invited to lecture on the topic of “Efficient Time... Continue Reading →
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It is courage that counts. Winston Churchill