This is part of Mindstream’s participation in the Wellness Moonshot, an awareness campaign for a world free of preventable disease that’s led by The Global Wellness Institute. Here’s our package for October 2020.

How can we move with intention? How can we reframe our actions more meaningfully?

This month’s theme goes beyond physical activity for physical health to ask us to be aware of the intention behind our movement.

Renee Moorefield, Ph.D., has captured this novel approach in her monthly story on the official Wellness Moonshot page on GlobalWellnessInstitute.org. She points to research that shows that we exhibit body language that speaks volumes about our primal emotions. “Groundbreaking global research shows that 70 to 80 percent of leaders lead reactively … we knowingly and unknowingly take actions that ultimately bolster our identity, defend our ego, and keep us safe, rather than challenge, adapt and grow as individuals,” Moorefield writes. “And we frequently move from our inner biases, rather than question if our biases are accurate and up-to-date.”

Awareness is a great first step, and it’s all part of boosting our wellness.

THOUGHTS ON THE THEME

Walking toward enlightenment on El Camino de Santiago
By Amy Hernandez
People embark on The Way of St. James in Spain for different reasons. For me, it was a 20-year aspiration to see the Galician coast. I got much more. Continue reading

Move with intention/potter image by Natallia Rak Pexels

Your reflections on moving with intention
By Mindstream readers
We asked, and you answered. Here are your tried-and-true ways to move with intention. They include observing ourselves, shifting energy, and respecting the body’s wisdom. Continue reading

Learn more about The Wellness Moonshot on GlobalWellnessInstitute.comImage courtesy Global Wellness Institute.

The Wellness Moonshot on MindstreamConnect.com. Image courtesy Global Wellness Institute

Mindstream invites you to join us by exploring each theme on the mission for a healthier world.

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