by Successful Aging in Action! | 5.28.19
We know physical activity is important for maintaining health, but who said it can’t be fun and playful at the same time? This month, the Movement Matters campaign brings awareness to the many benefits of physical activity.
Masterpiece Living considers physical activity to be any movement of the body that requires energy expenditure. This broad definition leaves plenty of room for creativity, self-expression and finding movement that brings joy and nourishes the soul. Furthermore, when the activity is something we enjoy, we will participate more often. Consider this, as a child, did you have a “to do list” that reminded you to play outside? To play tag? To run and jump and climb trees? Of course not! Your body just wanted to do it.
We challenge you to find your "joyful" movement and hope you are inspired to continue to move the throughout the year. To help get you started, consider:
Whatever physical activity you choose, find the movement that brings you joy and nourishes the soul.
Excerpt from the May/June 2013 Masterpiece Living Mosaic
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