An External Force

“A body at rest will remain at rest and a body in motion will remain in motion (in a straight line) unless acted upon by an external force.” – Newton’s First Law You’ve pushed away from the shore; you are flowing down the river. You have officially launched. The fresh air of decisiveness surrounds you;Continue reading “An External Force”

Remain in Motion

A couple of summers ago my family did a multi-day whitewater rafting trip on the Rogue River in southern Oregon. The rapids on the Rogue are mostly Class 2 and 3 with a few Class 4s to get your attention. These latter few are the ones where the guides earn their money. When we approachedContinue reading “Remain in Motion”

A Body in Motion (II)

Begin and adjust or wait and wonder. Get started and discover what’s possible or delay until you’re “ready” and forever dream what might have been. “This is incredibly difficult,” is only said by those with the courage to begin. “This is extraordinary! Look what we found!” is only said by those who get underway. “TheContinue reading “A Body in Motion (II)”

A Body In Motion

“I realized that – in spite of all the risks involved – a thing in motion will always be better than a thing at rest; that that which is static will degenerate and decay, turn to ash, while that which is in motion is able to last for all eternity.” – Olga Tokarczuk,¬†Flights You don’tContinue reading “A Body In Motion”

Movement is Life

Every time I see the movie, World War Z, I am struck by the scene in which Brad Pitt’s character implores a small family to join his own in escaping the zombies. “Movement is life,” he says, pleading with them to go. He leads his own family away and they survive. The other family stays and dies. Continue reading “Movement is Life”

Get Moving

“I realized that – in spite of all the risks involved – a thing in motion will always be better than a thing at rest; that that which is static will degenerate and decay, turn to ash, while that which is in motion is able to last for all eternity.” – Olga Tokarczuk,¬†Flights You don’tContinue reading “Get Moving”

Movement is Life

You’re not stuck. You’re just not moving. It’s a choice. We know that physical movement is essential for a healthy life. And the evidence is mounting that short bursts of activity are just as valuable, sometimes even more so, than long workouts. The same goes for your project, book, program, idea, concept or initiative. ItsContinue reading “Movement is Life”