"Genius is in-born, may it never be still-born."

"Oysters, irritated by grains of sand, give birth to pearls. Brains, irritated by curiosity, give birth to ideas."

"Brainpower is the bridge to the future; it is what transports you from wishful thinking to willful doing."

"Unless you keep learning & growing, the status quo has no status."

Monday, May 11, 2009


Our physical bodies are designed to move, & not to sit down all day long! This has probably something to do with our forefathers who were hunters-gatherers.

In an earlier post, entitled 'Movement, The Essence of Creativity', Dilip Mukerjea wrote about the significance of movement to our creative brain functions.

At this juncture, I like to recap Dilip’s last sentence of his foregoing essay:

“Move, and with every movement, the world expands, offering up its infinite horde of creative treasures.”

All I know instinctively or rather have always experienced is this:

Whenever I am stuck with a problem, I just stand up & move, while still deep in thought, & invariably my mind often opens up to seeing many options.

Sometimes, I just stand up & do a number of fancy moves from Brain Gym, like 'Cross Crawl'.

So, the image of a corporate executive pacing in his office is not about random activity; he is thinking at his best!

Naturally, the title of this blog post also implies that once a solution or an idea evolves from the contribution of physical movement, one must also put it to work immediately.

[All the images in this post are the intellectual property of Dilip Mukerjea.]

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