Showing posts from April, 2011

Move it or Lose it

Most of us have heard that saying of "move or lose it"; however, until you get a little older or in a situation that halts you, you do not truly understand it. The "move or lose it" philosophy applies not only to the body, but the mind and foundation of emotions as well.

Even if you do not know the anatomical consequences of being physically sedentary, we all have experienced not being as flexible after being couch potatoes.
The body was born to move. The muscles,organs, blood and cells are in constant motion just to keep us alive. The least we can do is make the most of the gift of mobility that our body provides.

The mind is the same. Science has proven that regardless of age, the brain creates new connections as you exercise it. Repetition of old thoughts simply deepens old grooves. Feed it something new and refreshing to ponder and understand. It is kind of like trying something new to eat. At first, you may not be sure because it is so different; ho…

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