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Simple Daily Wake-Up for the Legs

This is a relatively simple mobility routine that you can do daily to wake up your legs and have them ready for a wide variety of activities of daily living.

The emphasis is on activating the tissues through your posterior chain - mainly your hamstrings and calves - and through the front of your ankle and foot region. Read more about Simple Daily Wake-Up for the Legs

 

Winter Kale, Apple & Pepita Salad

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Many thanks to Shelby for sharing this recipe and photo with us.

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For the salad: Read more about Winter Kale, Apple & Pepita Salad

 

Nut Butter & Jam Cookies

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Photo by Shelby

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For the Chia Jam:

If pressed for time and if chia seeds are not a must, you can use your favourite jam in place of this chia seed jam. Read more about Nut Butter & Jam Cookies

 

Hit Record by Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Hit Record - a gathering place for creatives who wish to collaborate with others:

https://hitrecord.org/ Read more about Hit Record by Joseph Gordon-Levitt

 

Posterior Shoulder Release

This is a relatively simple way of releasing tight tissues in the posterior shoulder region, mainly the posterior deltoid fibers and rotator cuff muscles and tendons that run through this region.

Ensuring optimal length of these tissues supports pain-free range of motion and functional strength of the shoulders while the arms are overhead and out in front of the trunk. Read more about Posterior Shoulder Release

 

Friendship Is Always A Sweet Responsibility, Never An Opportunity

Originally published in 2013

You know how it goes - you're pleasantly surprised to have someone take interest in you, thinking that they really would like to just hit some balls on the tennis court or chat over a smoothie or mug of tea. You're thinking that this person who has approached you thinks you're nice or interesting, and that this might be the beginning of a lasting friendship.

Then, you hear it. Words that make you feel like you just got greased.

"Now all I need is your credit card number." Read more about Friendship Is Always A Sweet Responsibility, Never An Opportunity

 

Kiva.org - Helping People Help Themselves

Several years ago, my dear late friend Harold Hoffman shared with me his interest in supporting Kiva, an international not-for-profit organization whose mission is to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty.

By lending $25 or more through Kiva, anyone can help a borrower pursue education, start or grow a business, access basic resources for survival, and realize their potential. Read more about Kiva.org - Helping People Help Themselves

 

Kai-Fu Lee's Letter to his Eldest Daughter as She Began University

Dear Daughter:

As we drove off from Columbia, I wanted to write a letter to you to tell you all that is on my mind. Read more about Kai-Fu Lee's Letter to his Eldest Daughter as She Began University

 

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