Monthly Archives: September 2014

Discovering a sense of origin

Lao Tzu said, “A journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step.” This week my daughter begins a journey of several thousand miles when she flies to Bangkok. And this is not just the start of her gap year … Continue reading

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Roads are a record of those who have gone before

Reading Rebecca Solnit’s Wanderlust, she points out that there are so many movement metaphors in English that we hardly notice them. She suggests: “steering straight, moving towards the goal, going for the distance, getting ahead…move up in the world, reach … Continue reading

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Walking helps the brain work differently

The rhythm of walking, left and right, engages both the right and left sides of the brain.

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