In other words, flow is the opposite of feeling bored, disconnected or meaningless -- all too common afflictions of modern life. Experts believe there is a direct relationship between flow experiences and well-being.
When I attended BlogHer12 this summer and heard Katie Couric describe herself as "lazy" (regarding exercise) yet willing to ride a stationary bike in a spinning class, I began to wonder if this might be a good workout for me since I'm a little lazy, too.
Those walking by overhearing Katy Perry and Nicki Minaj blasting from our spin class may not see this as a place to learn much about the spiritual life. It can actually inform our understanding of the spiritual life, if only we have eyes to see and ears to hear.
While most New Year's resolutions take time, energy and planning, there are quick changes that you can make today that can improve your well-being and put you in the driver's seat on the journey to a new and improved you.
Has your relationship with a gym ever atrophied? Have your visions of a beach body ever become blurry? Whatever the case, maintaining a workout regime is often more difficult than actually starting one
I was lucky enough to get invited by new "Biggest Loser" trainer Brett Hoebel to ride alongside him in a new NYC-area spinning class called Flywheel, and I developed a deeper appreciation for the show's mission and the contestants' journeys.
Indoor cycling is an amazing experience. I call it an "experience" because, while its physical benefits are outstanding, indoor cycling has the ability to transcend the physical and have enormous impact on your mental and emotional states.