Our Balance Keeps Us Learning

Person walking — balancing — on a rope hanging over a canyon, with a cliff face in the background.
Photo: Loic Leray / Unsplash

Some years ago, I headed out for an early morning downhill ski, and one run later ended up with nausea and a headache that lasted for 24 hours.

It was one of those not-infrequent days when the mountain was covered in fog so thick that visibility was near zero. I got off the lift, skied a few feet in the gray…



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Antonia Malchik

Antonia Malchik


Antonia Malchik is the author of A Walking Life: Reclaiming Our Health and Our Freedom One Step at a Time; walking, tech, community, and embodiment.