Stand While You Work to Improve Your Health and Productivity
 

by Deb Lee on May 13, 2013

You’ve probably read about the negative impact a sedentary lifestyle can have on your health — sitting for long periods of time can create a multitude of health issues, including lower back pain, poor mobility, and an increased risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

NBCNews.com reported: …the more hours a day you sit, the greater your likelihood of dying an earlier death regardless of how much you exercise or how lean you are. That’s right: Even a sculpted six-pack can’t protect you from your chair. But it’s not just your heart that’s at risk from too much sitting; your hips, spine, and shoulders could also suffer. In fact, it’s not a leap to say that a chair-potato lifestyle can ruin you from head to toe... click the title to read more.

 

 

 

Chiron, the wounded healer, 

 

by Christopher Buck  Dec. 22, 2104

Mythology is a method to identify traits within the human psyche and use these archetypes to translate human experiences.  In Greek myths, Chiron was the wisest of the Centaurs and the archetype of the Wounded Healer.  He was accidentally wounded by an arrow that had been dipped in the blood of the Hydra.  Because he was immortal, the venom caused him eternal torment.  In his search for his own cure, he discovered how to heal others.  In teaching others the healing arts, he found a measure of solace from his own pain.

“Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion”
~ Buddha     click the title to read more.

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