The link between physical activity and better health, both physical and mental, has been proven in study after study. But understanding the reasons to reduce sitting and get moving, along with the amount and type of physical activity you need to experience significant, positive changes in your health, is key.
So whether you’ve never tried some of our activities before, or just haven’t participated for a while, here are some useful ways Movement Park will help you get back into the swing of things!
1 Physical Activity secret's for busy parents - Click here
2 Movement Park - Family participation challenge - Click here
3 Movement Park - Family Treasure Hunt - Click here
And whilst you are here why not check out our recommendations below:
The Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh
In this beautifully written book, Buddhist monk and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Thich Nhat Hanh explains how to acquire the skills of mindfulness. Once we have these skills, we can slow our lives down and discover how to live in the moment. Even simple acts like washing the dishes or drinking a cup of tea may be transformed into acts of meditation.
Buy the book on amazon here. Find this book and many other inspiring texts amongst our library bookshelves.
Recommended TED Talk
How to Start a Movement by Derek Sivers
With help from some surprising footage, Derek Sivers explains how movements really get started. (Hint: it takes two.)
Check out the short video here.
Unpacking the Growth Mindset by Train Ugly
At this point most of us know what a fixed mindset is and we also know what a growth mindset is. We’ve read the book, watched the Ted Talks, and seen hundreds of variations of the Growth Mindset vs. Fixed Mindset table. It’s time to unpack this a bit, to pop the hood, to look closer at the nuts and bolts to figure out how it all works thanks to Train Ugly.
Read the full article here.
Finally a really inspiring 'Pep Talk'... If you want your day to be uplifted then watch this short video.