Monthly Archive:: February 2017

Tithira and Prageeth on JKD and Martial Arts

Tithira Perera and Prageeth Thoradeniya talk about the many benefits of practicing martial arts such as MMA, BJJ and JKD, and introduce us to the ladies self-defense class and the Damini CSR project they have initiated in Sri Lanka. More about the two, The Shed and its class schedules can be found on our site:

Why are Extreme Sports Good for You?

Overcoming difficult physical challenges can translate to experiential learning in other domains in life. This article on Lifehack shows us the not so obvious reasons why getting into adventure from an early age may benefit us: Gain the Ability to Stay Centered Individuals who regularly perform feats such as jumping out of an airplane actually

Julian on Learning to Swim

Inspiring three time Olympian and fifteen time gold medal winner at SAF games, Deshabandu Julian Bolling talks about swimming, his career, and what he currently does at his training school which trains swimmers for competition, and help kids learn the important life skill of swimming. More about Rainbow Aquatics can be found on our site:

The Most Effective Way to Be Happy

FastCompany published an article titled “10 Simple Science-Backed Ways To Be Happier Today” – one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Guess what made it to the top of the list? “Exercise more–7 minutes might be enough You might have seen some talk recently about the scientific 7 minute workout mentioned in The New

Angelica on Everyday Mindfulness and Yoga

Angelica talks about the mindfulness aspect of yoga and how being aware of your thoughts and body can help the practice of yoga and your everyday well-being. Angelica’s profile can be viewed on our site:  

Dharshana on Diving in Sri Lanka

Logging over 1,300 dives in the oceans of the world, Dharshana’s workout regime has usually been underwater. He gives an introduction to this fascinating activity which may inspire anyone who is an explorer at heart! Dharshana Jayawardena is a leading shipwreck explorer and his work has been recognized internationally. Visit his site for more