Storage

By: Gabriela Yareliz We often think of movement as something we need for our physical well-being, and while that is true, we often miss the deeper mind-body connection that occurs when we move. In 2014, I published a post called A Philosophy of Walking: Living Deeply, where I quoted philosopher and writer Gros stating thatContinue reading “Storage”

A Philosophy of Walking: Living Deeply

“The eternal child is one who has never seen anything so beautiful, because he doesn’t compare. […] But the walker who marvels while walking (the blue of the rocks in a July evening light, the silvery green of olive leaves at noon, the violet morning hills) has no past, no plans, no experience. He hasContinue reading “A Philosophy of Walking: Living Deeply”

Noticing the Details

By: Gabriela Yareliz While walking home, I opened my new textbook on criminal activity and the law. I always look for book dedications. I am that kind of person. Even though I was walking, it didn’t stop me from shuffling through the pages for the dedication. Even textbooks get dedicated to someone. Inside was aContinue reading “Noticing the Details”

To Live Longer, Walk Slowly

“Days of slow walking are very long; they make you live longer, because you have allowed every hour, every minute, every second to breathe, to deepen, instead of filling them up by straining the joints. Hurrying means doing several things at once, and quickly: this; then that; and then something else. When you hurry, timeContinue reading “To Live Longer, Walk Slowly”