Archive: June 2017

Musings on wholebeing@work
Walking is good, hiking is better

Walking is good, hiking is better

Continuing on my study from last week of the G-habits from the book Sitting Kills, Moving Heals, by Joan Vernikos I began to think more about the stories of John Glenn. I didn't know that much about John Glenn before and as I searched story after story illustrated a man of great resilience and...

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Is gravity a friend or foe

Is gravity a friend or foe

Last week I was deeply immersed in understanding the role of gravity and movement in keeping our bodies strong and healthy. I was deep into an extraordinary book, Sitting Kills, Moving Heals by Joan Vernikos who was the former Director of NASA's Life Sciences Division. After reading about her...

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WALL-E, space and housekeeping

WALL-E, space and housekeeping

Did you see the Pixar movie WALL-E? It's a story about the earth being contaminated with garbage in 2805. A mega-corporation BUY-N-LARGE has evacuated everyone to live on a huge starliner spaceship, The Axiom. It is space so there is no gravity and The Axiom's passengers have a very automated...

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Sitting with Trust

Sitting with Trust

In the journey of yoga often when you first experience a yoga pose you believe it has one purpose, usually with a physical body benefit. As you practice you realize they are about so much more. Chair pose is like that. Chair pose begins with feet together, and knees together and hands on your...

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