Most would never consider ‘sitting’ a health risk. You read that right – sitting. It’s such a comfortable and common position that it’s difficult to imagine that there could be anything fundamentally wrong with it. In the West, we tend to do just about everything in a sitting position – eating, working, reading, and even […]
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Going barefoot – and returning to the minimalist ways of our caveman predecessors – is growing rapidly in popularity. For those seeking to reconnect with mother earth, return a natural flow to their stride or improve general health, a barefoot lifestyle could be an easily accessible solution. So, let’s take a look at the anatomy […]
The term ‘tai chi’ is somewhat familiar to most of us. It’s common to envision slow, measured, low-impact movements performed by elderly, zen-looking men or women. There’s a good reason for this, as most tai chi forms are rooted in intentional, meditative movements. Yes, this makes them perfect for older generations. But, tai chi can […]
Few things in modern times have been culturally appropriated as quickly and completely as yoga. What was once a relatively obscure Hindu spiritual practice in east Asia has become a mainstream form of exercise for overworked city dwellers everywhere.
It’s easy to scoff at the widespread popularity of yoga in the western world, but the […]
Working to live may be inevitable, but does the process have to slowly kill you in the process? Is your office job actually stripping away your body’s ability to thrive? Nature never intended for us to spend eight hours in chairs in front of a computer, and staring at a glowing screen for hours on […]
Do you feel often like life is passing you by? Is it hard to find a minute to calm down and really take things in around you? Grounding techniques, or simple ways to bring your body and mind back to the present moment, might be a good idea for you.
Why Get Grounded?
There’s no […]
When most people think about sleeping on the floor, chances are that the first thing that comes to mind is a hurting back, a crick in the neck, and a day of aches and pains. For this reason, one recent survey found that 47 percent of Americans plan on spending significantly more than $1,000 […]