Physical Exercise and Creativity

Some claim that sitting on a ball can aid concentration.

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You can read about Mrs. Mauldin’s Class here:

http://mrsmauldin.blogspot.com/2012/02/alternative-seating.html

Some experts like Dr. Charlie Seltzer, M.D. say that sitting on a ball at work is a bad idea.

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http://www.builtlean.com/2013/09/24/sitting-exercise-ball/

Nilofer Merchant says that “sitting is the smoking of our generation”

http://www.ted.com/talks/nilofer_merchant_got_a_meeting_take_a_walk

What it comes down to is that our bodies were created for activity. Stagnation of body results in stagnation of mind.

It seems obvious, doesn’t it?

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Watch this TED talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUEl8KrMz14

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Now you understand, don’t you?

Assignment today: Increase your creativity by doing something active. Perhaps go for a walk!

Steve Jobs was known for his walking meetings. It is also said that Charles Dickens often relied upon walks to help him with his writing.