Don’t fake it!

Most of us  focus on the physical reactions— the rush of blood , the tightening muscles , even the involuntary contractions, the grunts and groans, the heavy breathing — as the signs of it. While psychologists look to the emotional and cognitive changes that accompany it,  the blast of  dopamine to the brain may even cause […]

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“Healing Nature”

As we continue to destroy the world’s natural systems we are beginning to recognize the rippling consequences on our own health. We spend much of our time confined, enclosed in vehicles, offices and schools, shuttled from one indoor activity to another – sometimes without even glancing up from a handheld screen. We panic at the […]

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Stop taking yourself so seriously!

There is the stereotype that if y­ou’re a runner, you’re the type of person who celebrates all forms of healthy living. They say you treat your body like a temple. Now some runners have a habit of taking training—or ourselves—very, very seriously. Any pursuit – career, music or sports— can lend itself to be taken […]

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