The Practice: Relax, you’ve arrived. Why? We spend so much of our time trying to get somewhere. Part of this comes from our biological nature. To survive, animals — including us — have to be goal-directed, leaning into the future. It’s certainly healthy to pursue wholesome aims, like paying the rent on time, raising children… Read more »
I’ve never pretended to be the smartest guy in the room, but it’s possible that I won’t get a whole lot dumber if I just keep sitting still for a half hour every morning. That’s the conclusion of new research out of UCLA measuring the effects of a long-term meditation practice on the brain. The… Read more »
A while back I had to have an IV put in but the nurse couldn’t find a vein. She started in the crook of my arm. When that failed she moved to my hand. When that failed she called in another nurse who assured me, “I’m the best at this.” When she couldn’t find a… Read more »
One of my editorial tasks at Experience Life is to find and review links to share on the RevolutionaryAct.com social media outlets. Most of the stuff I find is pretty dull, poorly written, we’ve already covered it or it’s not quite the right fit for our informed healthy revolutionaries. Often I find things that make… Read more »
I feel like I’ve been traveling for weeks. Mainly because I have been traveling for weeks: In a quest to greedily gather up all the best article ideas to share with readers of Experience Life, I’ve been hitting a number of fitness symposiums around the country. Happily, I can say that my workout routine hasn’t fallen by the wayside… Read more »
After almost a month of the rain denying me the experience of my first outdoor climb, our group finally got out this past Saturday. It was a sparkly, sunny day, mid-80s, not a chance of rain. We drove with the top down on the car and basked in the beauty that is a Minnesota summer… Read more »
Well, the walls are built, the patio is expanded, and I’m back in the office today grateful for the opportunity to sit on my duff for a few hours and recover from the weekend’s work. I love puttering around the house, but I gotta build in some time to recuperate. I’m getting better at that… Read more »
Many fitness enthusiasts and athletes are now blending Eastern and Western exercise techniques for better results, including mind-body health. Find out why this fusion works so well — and how you can create a harmonious fitness mix for yourself.
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