Michael Wolff – Intel Visual Life

This is a really interesting video, six minutes well spent. Michael Wolff talks about his three "muscles": Curiosity, Appreciation and Imagination. He says about cooking that "You never cook the same meal twice." That goes for other things too, a beginner's mind makes things fresh. Video: Intel Visual Life - Michael Wolff Source: Intel Visual... Continue Reading →

Are we born to run?

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, The original barefoot shoe

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 →

Tarahumara, the running people

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

Do Nothing for 2 Minutes

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!

Take a Walk

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 →

The Five Tibetan Rites

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 →

When mind attacks body – the nocebo effect

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 →

The jar of life – stones, pebbles and sand

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 →

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