Posts Tagged ‘Wellness’

 

 
Specimen of an unhealthy brain.
Specimen of an unhealthy brain.
 
 

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Posted by Sarah

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This is your brain without exercise.

Not trying to get preachy here, but as we are settling into 2012 and considering resolutions for the new year, getting exercise and healthy living is at the top of many lists. This article in Fast Company highlights how great creative thinkers often mistakenly trade-off healthy living for making great work. Feeling “too busy” or the “buzz of stress” can become an addictive part of the creative process, just like a double latte from LaCalombe. The author Murakami is just one example of success referenced in the article, for taking on a strict regimen of running and swimming when writing a new novel.

Here’s to more running, swimming, yoga-ing, or walks around the block in 2012!

 

 

 
One size does not fit all
 
 

Sunday, August 15th, 2010

Posted by Ryan

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When a mother-of-two, who happens to live at 10,000 feet on the top of a mountain, told us she had lost 40 pounds over the past year, the knee-jerk response, after the obvious “Congratulations”, was “How”?  The snow doesn’t melt until June and it’s a 30-minute drive down a treacherous road to the nearest store, not to mention a gym of any kind.

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Thursday, May 20th, 2010

Posted by Julia

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Britain’s second playground for old people has just opened in Hyde Park. The £40,000 facility features fitness equipment designed to provide gentle exercise, including a cross- trainer, body-flexer, free runner, sit-up bench, flex wheel and static bike.

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