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New study suggests “an association between creativity and physical activity in everyday life”

In my book Rest, I talked at length about the surprising research suggesting the virtues of physical activity for creatives. There’s lots of biographical data (or anecdotes) that

By |2021-02-10T13:11:39-08:00February 10th, 2021|Creativity, Exercise, Science|Comments Off on New study suggests “an association between creativity and physical activity in everyday life”

Leanne Spencer on fitness vs. weight

Great talk by author and fitness expert Leanne Spencer (she's founder of Bodyshot Performance) about the importance of focusing on fitness rather than weight. She starts with some startling

By |2018-08-15T13:49:35-07:00August 15th, 2018|Exercise|Comments Off on Leanne Spencer on fitness vs. weight

Embodied cognition and Rest

Recently I talked with Dutch company Made4Motion founder Sanne Clifford about rest, how we think about busyness, and the role that physical movement plays in stimulating creativity. The

By |2017-02-17T10:56:17-08:00February 17th, 2017|Exercise, Media, REST, Science|Comments Off on Embodied cognition and Rest

Deliberate rest in AskMen

I have a short piece about deliberate rest in the British magazine AskMen, in which I draw the parallel between deliberate rest in creative work, and rest and recovery days

By |2017-01-19T11:25:03-08:00January 19th, 2017|Articles, Exercise, Media, REST|Comments Off on Deliberate rest in AskMen
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