No matter the size of the wave or its intensity, the beach gladly accepts each one as an offering from the sea. I smile and feel the rise of gratitude in my body for this lesson and for my teacher, the seashore. Without any fanfare, the sea meets the land and the message is simple: welcome everything.
Whether you travel to a traditional office or telecommute from a coworking space, sitting for hours can lead to poor posture and pain, along with an assortment of other maladies. Spending multiple hours every day parked at your desk, hunched over a computer or smartphone takes a toll on your neck, shoulders, spine, and overall good health.
Here is my advice to you parents, as you send your kids off to college: a little chocolate-covered dried fruit basket and a fluffy teddy bear might be exactly what your college-age kids need to stay healthy. Knowing they have your love and emotional support as they make this difficult transition may help them way more than any food or exercise plan.