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Gardening Ergonomics: Pull Those Weeds Without Pulling Your Back Out
Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 by Carolyn Collman
Now that Spring is here, many ofmy Monday aquatic therapy clients come to me complaining of aches and pains from a weekend of gardening. Ive found that gardenersare like artists in that they become so focused on their workthat they ignore their bodies and pay for it later. So for... Read more
Improve Your Fitness With Medicine Ball Exercises
Saturday, April 25th, 2015 by mike
Medicine Ball Exercises To Improve Your Fitness If you are stuck in the same boring workout routine and are not seeing results, adding some medicine ball exercises just may be the spark you need to put that fire back into your exercise routine. A successful exercise regimen makes... Read more
Ending Kegel Confusion: Here’s What You Need to Know
Thursday, April 16th, 2015 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
By Allison Romero I recently had the opportunity to get together with a group of moms through the Holistic Moms Network HMN in Fremont, CA. I had put together a talk on what I thought were the most common issues moms of any age might be facing, but I wanted to spend some time ask... Read more
Thanking that I'm not Planking anymore!
Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 by despitelupus
At the end of last year, November 7th, to be exact, I blogged about an exercise challenge that I'd heard about from one of my retailers. It was called the 30-Day Plank Challenge, and you can read about it here.I was excited to try it - it was supposed to work wonders on the abs, ... Read more
For Optimal Wellness Apply a Pro-Active Approach with These Tips
Sunday, March 1st, 2015 by Carolyn Collman
I get frustrated sometimes when people want instant results from working out and eating right. Wellness doesnt just happen overnight you have to work at it over time. It requires that you take a pro-active approach to health on a consistent basis. Eating nutritiously, exercising ... Read more
Exercising my good lupus decision making skills - by skipping the exercise, et al!
Friday, February 13th, 2015 by despitelupus
I never regret a good, healthy decision. So when I made three of them in a row earlier this week, I couldn't help but feel proud.When I woke up on Wednesday morning, I was tired. Like, really tired. I'd been up the night before with Deirdre who had a coughing fit around midnight,... Read more
Misdiagnosis, ADHD, Testing, Mindfulness, More
Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 by 76Trombones
SOME PERSPECTIVE on creativity, giftedness, and mental health is provided by a blogger at PsychCentral, who points to writings by creative people with mental health issues. The blogger touches on "giftedness misunderstood," where aspects of giftedness might be pathologi... Read more
FAST Action is the Key to Surviving a Stroke
Monday, December 29th, 2014 by Carolyn Collman
During the holiday season when were surrounded by loved ones of all ages, its always a good idea to make sure everyone is schooled in CPR and in recognizing the signs of a stroke. CPR training is available everywhere by the American Heart Association and the Red Cross.F.A.S.T. is... Read more
2e I, II, III... and More
Thursday, November 20th, 2014 by 76Trombones
2e I. Jen the blogger has a nice piece at Laughing at Chaos titled "To Be Both Normal and Extraordinary." She muses on the dual nature of 2e kids -- extraordinary but normal -- and how "the only way our kids, all of our kids, are going to thrive is if we celebrate ... Read more
I’ve Found Relief for My High-Arched Feet!
Monday, November 17th, 2014 by Carolyn Collman
Its been awhile since Ive recommended a product in this blog, but I want to tell you about a terrific athletic shoe insole Ive just discovered that caters to people like me who have high-arched feet. Until recently Id notgiven much thought tomy high-arches since my days as a youn... Read more
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