The Upside and Downside of Walking

February 17, 2021  by Dr. Suki Munsell

In 2020, with the closure of gyms, many people switched to walking.  Even hard core exercisers learned to love walking, one male writer dubbing it “the superior form of exercise”. Walking is Covid-safe, hassle free, and expands to fit the time you have. Fitness, therapy, entertainment, and transportation rolled into one.

Tags:  Walking, Stretching

Happier New Year

January 19, 2021  by Dr. Suki Munsell

As I watched Greta Thunberg in conversation with the Dalai Lama last weekend, I heard him say  “Our enemy is our greatest teacher.” Although I’ve heard this before, it struck deeply.

My mind leaped to the news reports of our county’s political convulsions, violent images, bodies clashing.

I feel a visceral reaction – confusion, anxiety, anger. Washington, D.C. is my home town.

Tags:  Walking

Bring on 2021 – Grow into the Light

December 28, 2020  by Dr. Suki Munsell

My hand slipped off the wet edge of the hot tub this morning. I tumbled to the ground. 
 
My ribs weren’t happy with me. “Why didn’t you look where you were going?” they admonished me. “It’s important to pay attention, especially in transitions.“

Tags:  Imagery

Be the Change You Want to See in the World

November 27, 2020  by Dr. Suki Munsell

We are invited in many ways to be the change we want to see in the world. 
Wear a mask. Drive courteously. Wait your turn. Don’t interrupt. Pick up litter. Leave only footprints. Plant trees. Do unto others.
 
Life is a Creative Act 
Daily we make and remake our world, our relationships, our bodies, ourselves. Each moment is an invitation to choice. To yes or no. To empowerment.

Your Pinecone Moment

October 29, 2020  by Dr. Suki Munsell

This week I’ve been watching the VERGE Conference draw together 10,000 of the brightest minds from business, technology, and sustainability to collaborate internationally on building a healthier future - the greatest human imperative and endeavor.

Liberate Your Cells

April 16, 2020  by Dr. Suki Munsell

In this time, when it is easy to feel estranged and lonely,
a doorway opens into parts of ourselves beyond time and space,
beyond perceived limitations, toward a greater resonance with all.

Tags:  Tai Chi/Qigong, Body Mindfulness, Body Mindfulness