Posts tagged movement
More Movement. Less Exercise.

There is no life without movement. From the blood that pulses through our veins to the actions required to gather and consume food, your mind and body are intimately connected. And while your brain is the master control system for your body’s movement, the way you move can also affect the way you think and feel.

Some of the functions for movement are obvious — like hunting and gathering. Other critical aspects of movement may be less obvious — like the way movement acts as an extension of your cardiovascular system or primary pump for your lymphatic system. And then there are all the other ways movement impacts you emotionally, mentally, and socially.

There’s a lot I could say about movement. But for today, we'll focus on the importance of moving more in everyday life (i.e. more movement, less exercise).

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9 TED Talks On Neuroscience That Will Inform, Inspire & Move You

Neuroscience and neuroscientists seem to be a popular staple of TED. And as a Feldenkrais Practitioner, I’m pretty much interested in anything dynamically related to the nervous system — how we move, think, sense, and feel. Plus, I’m completely intrigued by ideas that explore the way we are shaped, and the way we shape, our internal and external environments. This makes TED basically brain-porn for me.

There have been so many excellent TED talks on the topic, and I wanted to collect some of my favorites in one spot (i.e. this post). Mind you, this list isn’t complete, it’s just representative a tiny taste of the TED goodness that stimulates my mind.

I hope that you’ll join the conversation.

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Mindful Movements in Laundry Moments

Are you moving through your day without fully living? It is easy to pass through daily activities and wait for something to happen — to wake us up and grab our attention. I have fallen into this mindless trap, where my subconscious was suspended in a subtle state of constantly preparing for something later.

One way to fully live today is by being mindful and practicing a bit of everyday awareness.

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