Posts Tagged ‘Zendurance’

Do What You Love; Love What You Do
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on March 30th, 2011

If the real goal of your athletic activity is to be happy, why defer happiness for several months by following a rigid or formulaic training schedule? Instead do what makes you feel good – physically, mentally and emotionally – and be happy NOW!

The Transformative Power of Movement
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on March 6th, 2011

Moving mindfully, with an intention to use awareness to improve, has a remarkable power to transform personality and consciousness.

Why Ease and Arduous Experience are in Harmony (with the Tao)
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on February 1st, 2011

Wu Wei or ‘effortless action’ is a key principle in Taoist thought. One translation calls it ‘swimming with the current.’ Swimming seems the ideal activity to pursue Mastery of Wu Wei.

Stay in the moment: Experience timelessness. Enjoy more. Swim better.
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on January 30th, 2011

The most valuable capacity one needs to develop for any endurance swim – more valuable than physical fitness or stroke efficiency – is the capacity to keep your focus in the immediate moment. Like any habit or capacity, this only happens through practice.

Do you swim for Exercise . . . or Flow?
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on November 6th, 2010

When you make swimming with grace an explicit and high-value goal, you transform swimming from Exercise into a Flow State and create happiness as well as health and fitness.