What is the Best Medicine?

When you look at a bird, you know it’s made to fly.
When you look at a fish, you know it’s made to swim.
When you look at a human, you know it’s made to walk.

Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, said that “walking is the best medicine.”

Friedrich Nietzsche, one of the most influential thinkers of all-time, said, “All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.”

So, when you’re at work tomorrow: stand up, and walk.

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Charlie Hoehn is the author of Play It Away, Play for a Living and Recession Proof Graduate. His work has been featured on NPR's TED Radio Hour, Forbes, Fast Company, and Harvard Business Review. Previously, he was the Director of Special Projects for Tim Ferriss. Currently, he is the Head of Video at Book In A Box. He lives with his wife and daughter in Austin, Texas.

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