Does your mind keep going and going? Are you burned out from the chaos of life? During these times, it’s difficult to force yourself to take a break from all the noise. We want to engage, we want to speak up, we all have our opinions and it must be heard. But If we don’t allow that time out,…

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Today I am here to talk about the misconceptions many of us might have about FATS.  We NEED certain fats and oils in our diet for vitality, wellness, and longevity.  I am so passionate about this subject I quite possibly could write a book!  Since I want to keep your attention, I’ll have to make…

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Improve Balance – Prevent Injury Proprioception is walking up a flight of stairs without having to peer at each stair or hiking without constantly having to look at the ground.  Proprioception includes balance, coordination, and agility because the body’s proprioceptors control all of these factors.  Simply put, it is to know where a body part…

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Hello to all my fellow wellness followers.  I hope you had a wonderful summer.  This month I am focusing on getting back to a routine, getting organized and keeping organized.  Let me know how your summer went.  Thanks everyone for being a part of my life! Getting back to a routine means back to school,…

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Yin Yoga:  Deep Stretching Of The Body’s Connective Tissues This month I am focusing on stretching and meditation.  My current weekly practice, Yin Yoga, is a great way to achieve this.  Please let me know if you have any questions or comments.  Thanks!  Enjoy! Yin Yoga is a deep, powerful, and nurturing practice which targets…

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The Benefits of Massage Massage and bodywork is essential in creating and sustaining a nurturing life.  The physical and emotional changes massage brings to your body can have a positive effect in many areas of your life.  By producing a meditative state or heightened awareness of living in the present moment, massage can provide spiritual…

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LOW BACK PAIN and an INEFFICIENT CORE Researchers have found that individuals with chronic low back pain (85% of U.S. adults) have decreased activation of certain muscles including tranversus abdominis, internal obliques, pelvic floor muscles, multifidus, diaphragm, and deep erector spinae. Performing traditional abdominal exercises without proper lumbo-pelvic-hip stabilization has been shown to increase pressure…

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Living in complete balance is very hard to do.  What we can do is make small changes everyday to assist our mind and bodies into a more permanent/lifelong change.  We can start by living more in the moment, being more aware of our surroundings and who is in our community.  We can learn to live…

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Research shows exercise does more than build muscles and help prevent heart disease. New science shows that it also boosts brainpower! Aerobic exercise helps the heart pump more blood to the brain, along with the rest of the body.  More blood means more oxygen, and thus better-nourished brain cells. For the first time, scientists have…

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