A SEA change: New Year’s evolution

So Christmas Day is past and…we begin the mental slide from silent-night-all-is-calm-all-is-bright, right into weighing and measuring and emotional bookkeeping. Replete with our annual mental house cleaning, time to re-shuffle the deck, making note of memories and regrets and lessons learned, readying for the New Year. Terry Hershey, Sabbath Moment Some people may not appreciate the accounting process…

Are we choosing the wrong battle?

Menace lurks in unexpected places. In Jane’s essay last week, she mentioned that prolonged sitting has risks. A recent trip to the library exposed me to dangerous ideas. Books, challenged for one reason or another were featured, appropriately wrapped in crime scene tape.  How horrible to be exposed to subversive ideas. Annually at the end…

2 More Articles on the DANGERS OF SITTING STILL

Did you know that sitting at a desk all day long actually decreases your ability to concentrate and increases your risk of cancer? Yet another study has shown that even regular exercising cannot mitigate the negative effects of stilling still for hours at a time. Inactivity can actually make us more anxious and depressed. Slumping at…

Live for today

Do you put things off for some special day in the future? Don’t wait. Find something to celebrate this week with its variety of cultural events, religious observances and natural holidays. “Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Fall starts on September 23, the equinox. Shorter…