The Mind-Body Harmonisation of Physical Exercise or Why Exercise is like Meditation



Physical exercise is so much more than just attempting to look good.  It’s not something necessary for ONLY some people nor should it be about being vain. Yes’s it is about losing weight if you need to for health, sometimes it is about rehabilitation after injuries, but much much more than that working out is about discovering your INNER STRENGTH, developing COURAGE, WILL POWER, SELF DISCIPLINE and DETERMINATION.

Working out teaches you to take the time for yourself and realise your SELF WORTH, the importance, benefits and the amazing results that come from looking after yourself.

The mind that was once the enemy, at first resisting everything, saying you’re not strong enough, fit enough, that you can’t do it, with practice because a powerful ally, connecting to the body in a harmonising union that not only teaches you how to power through the tough times in your workout but…

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20+ resources for better giving and living a more altruistic life

TED Blog

Every day, most of us do something morally indefensible — we go about our lives without sending help to the 6.9 million children under the age of 5 who will die this year from poverty-related disease. In today’s talk, philosopher Peter Singer makes the case that ignoring these kids is as inhumane as ignoring a child who’s been hit by a car on the street in front of you.

[ted_talkteaser id=1746] “Does it really matter that they’re far away?” asks Singer. “I don’t think it does make a morally relevant difference — the fact that they’re not right in front of us, or the fact that they’re of a different nationality or race.”

But he’s not saying this to make us feel bad and helpless. Today’s talk actually delivers good news: that through what Singer calls “effective altruism,” we all have the ability to make a difference. Effective altruism…

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Getting Ready

As work winds down, I start to turn my attention to the upcoming trip. I haven’t made the time to look through our travel books but plan to this weekend. I am excited and ready to go, almost.  We all have details to take care of prior, I’m certain, but June 27th will be here before we know it!  I look forward to both sight-seeing and relaxing, equally.  I have my camera and my journal and am ready to document our adventure!  I keep telling folks I am going back to “the motherland…!”….