We Are All Leaders Now: How We Treat Our Bodies Is Deeply Political

We Are All Leaders Now: How We Treat Our Bodies Is Deeply Political

As we begin to organize to cultivate clear-seeing and big picture vision, how we treat our bodies serves as the framework for how we treat each other and our country. Our presence is our greatest resource. We must redouble our effort towards equality by starting with ourselves. A quiet nervous system is the only way we can begin the hero's journey of creatively imagining the yet unimaginable, the world of our great grandchildren where walls are torn down not built up, where diversity is strength, where the earth is the sovereign and our leaders take their authority from her.

A new world is coming. We must strengthen our vessels.

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The Culture of Posture Blog Series #1: A Culture of Discomfort

The Culture of Posture Blog Series #1: A Culture of Discomfort

What laws of nature, our genetic code and our musculoskeletal structure are we systematically ignoring as a culture? How can we return to a friendly relationship with gravity, trading muscular tension and imbalance for enhanced energy and vitality? There are many populations around the world where human bodies function beautifully, without pain, until the day they die. Beginning around WWI, in industrialized societies like ours, preventable chronic and sporadic physical discomfort has evolved into an epidemic.

Just like language, how we sit, stand, walk and carry things are behaviors we learn by modeling, from our parents, friends, school and our environment. The musculoskeletal structure, however, is not really amenable to contemporary creative interpretation and you can only ignore universal laws for so long before you experience disk degenerating, muscular imbalance and physical discomfort, which we are now experiencing in epic proportion. There is hope for us and you are being called to be a leader in this cultural movement. Read on...

 

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