What’s Your Motivation?

I have a friend, Tyler, who is a college professor. While discussing student achievement, he has come to believe that a primary determinant of student success or failure is motivation. Given the right motivation, Tyler suggests, students can achieve great things. Lets say we…

Movement Matters: Get Busy Living

  ‘Get Busy Living, or Get Busy Dying’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46GwJbrMghQ is a favorite quote taken from a prison scene between Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman from a favorite movie, the Shawshank Redemption. It speaks to a pivotal moment in time when a person needs to…

Fear Everything, Fear Nothing

Fear is an interesting emotion.  The lack of fear can lead to taking extraordinary risk, and an abundance of fear can be paralyzing.  Fear can be justified by circumstances, or fear can be based on irrational thoughts.  Whatever the reason, it is real to…

Save it for the Memorable Moments

Stop me if you’ve heard this before.  You play in the company softball game, and can’t walk for two days.  You spread mulch all day in preparation for your graduation open house, but you are unable to sit without back pain during the ceremony….

Physical Therapy Myths – Busted

I have always enjoyed the Discovery Channel program Mythbusters, where special effects experts Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage consult with specialists in a variety of topics to dispel common myths and urban legends.  Will your airbag explode at the expense of your thumbs? Unlikely….