Category Archives: Mental health

Mindfulness On The Bike

I have written about mindfulness over the last several weeks. The writing has touched on the generalities of the practice. As I mentioned previously, mindfulness is certainly not an easy practice to master. It takes practice, consistency, and perseverance. The … Continue reading

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5 Reasons You Are A Better Person Than You Think

1. You Have Potential No matter who you are, you have potential. You have the ability, right now, to make someone’s day. As human beings we harness a lot of control. Often times this control is used in a negative … Continue reading

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5 Ways Being Uncomfortable Makes You Stronger

As human beings we are constantly seeking pleasure. We engage in activities that make us feel good. However, during our search for pleasure, we spend a lot of time avoiding any sort of discomfort. This makes sense though. Who wants … Continue reading

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The Wheels Keep Spinning

Wheels are what keep the bike rolling. Without them all we have is some welded metal. The bike would be useless. Wheels come in many forms, but they are all circular. Our wheels are the only part of the bike contacting … Continue reading

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Alternative Medicine: Citi Bikes

You read that right. I came across a study that was being conducted in an effort to determine the benefits of bicycling on severe and persistent mental illness. Yavar Moghimi, a psychiatrist out of DC was awarded a grant, which … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Cycling Makes Me Happy

1. I am in control

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Depression, Like Glass in Your Tire

Your BIKE transports you, your BIKE stabilizes you, and your BIKE relieves you. You understand your bike as a single unit with unlimited potential. However, as you know, your bike is made up of many parts. There is the chain, … Continue reading

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Brain Traffic!

  Have you ever been stuck in traffic? Have you ever ENJOYED being stuck in traffic? I am going to take a guess that the answer is YES then NO! I don’t blame you, I don’t either. Traffic is merely … Continue reading

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One Road Together

For the young, old, fast, slow, and disabled. The Netherlands infrastructure is exactly how it should be. All encompassing. Check out the video above. HEALTHY BIKE HEALTHY BRAIN

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“Thankful for bike rides”

  This is incredible. When Julia, age 5, was asked what she was thankful for she replied: “I’m thankful for my mom and dad, Aunt Carolyn, and bike rides!” That pumps me up. Bike rides are good for all. Hell … Continue reading

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