Tag Archives: walking

Just Read: Unconscious bias is like an iPhone version 20 inside your brain, and walking helps manage it (?)



The construction of our social environment can be informed and adapted to take into account implicit attitudes that potentially run counter to our conscious objectives and beliefs. Stanley D, Phelps E, Banaji M. The Neural Basis of Implicit Attitudes. Curr. Dir. Psychol. Sci. 2008;17(2):164–170. [Accessed April 1, 2014]. Still continuing, and just about done researching » » » » on to the full article

Supporting active transportation, at tonight’s Transportation + Health Meetup



As part of the package of innovation for tonight’s Transportation + Health Meetup (98 RSVPs! Hashtag: #TechiesDCHealth), the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health (@KPTotalHealth) got this snazzy Transitscreen, which shows transportation options in real time from our facility. If you want to see it in real time, click this link, which is courtesy TransitScreen(@TransitScreen), » » » » on to the full article

#WalkingMeetings – story coming to your local CBS Station



View Filming Walking Meetings w CBS News 37665 on Flickr.com A pleasure to host Susan McGinnis (@SusanMcGinnis) from CBS News, at the Center for Total Health (@KPtotalHealth) to film a story about walking meetings – the revolution continues. She’s looking for other companies in the DC area that include walking meetings in their work – » » » » on to the full article

Partnership for #activetransportation – Hashtag of the year



Representative Eleanor Norton Holmes View on Flickr.com Yesterday, I went to the unveiling of Partnership for Active Transportation (@ActiveTranspo)’s Safe Routes to Everywhere: Building Healthy Places for Healthy People Through Active Transportation Networks. I have volunteered to represent Kaiser Permanente on the Partnership’s Advisory Board. And why wouldn’t I/we? I have the #activetransportation tagged photos to prove my enthusiasm. » » » » on to the full article

Photo Friday: Tilt-shift in the National Gallery of Art – @ngadc – in person is the new online



View National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC USA on Flickr.com I took this photograph when I ended up in the National Gallery of Art (@ngadc) on a mini-assignment, which was to post an image of art by Henry Matisse on my Facebook wall. I figured if I was going to post an image of his » » » » on to the full article

Just Read: The Third Mode: Toward a Green Society, (how engineers impact our health as much as doctors)



The Third Mode: Towards a Green Society When I walked around New York City with Jeff Olson, one of the pinciples of Alta + Planning (@altaplanning), famous for the bike sharing systems that are transforming city life, he mentioned that those of us interested in designing environments to promote physical activity should read his book. » » » » on to the full article

The contagion of walking meetings



New for 2014 – The Walking Meeting | David Haimes Oracle Intercompany Financials Blog. Hey this is great – a blog post on the Oracle Intercompany Financials Blog about a leader trying out walking meetings? Fantastic! Never too late to start. As I have mentioned previously, I have found that walking meetings are incredibly contagious, » » » » on to the full article