wellness Articles
Aquanimity: Balancing Mind and Body With Aquatic Movement
Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 by Carolyn Collman
Youve no doubt heard of equanimity, defined as mental calmness, composure, and evenness of temper, but did you know that you can achieve both mental and physical serenityby moving in warm water Hence Ive coined the term aquanimity as a wordto describe the balancing of mind and bo... Read more
Acupuncture at Centered on North
Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 by Lisa Reichert
You can schedule acupuncture with meat Centered on Northin Old Town on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The Pilates studio is located on the southwest corner of North Ave and Hudson Ave. There is parking on both streets and it is just 2 blocks from the Sedgwick Brown line CTA station. Rin... Read more
Six Reasons to Go Outside
Monday, November 2nd, 2015 by Lynn Jaffee
Just this past week outdoor retailer REI announced that it would be closed on the day after Thanksgiving, known to most as Black Friday. This is a bombshell in the world of retailing, as Black Friday is considered to be the biggest shopping day of the year. In my local paper, REI... Read more
A Short History of Ghosts in Chinese Medicine
Monday, October 26th, 2015 by Lynn Jaffee
Halloween is almost here; a time when small people transform from children to goblins, superheroes, princessesand of course, ghosts. Its a season of pumpkins, candles, and all things scary. We often forget that Halloween comes from the term All Hallows Eve, the night before the D... Read more
Are You Getting The Benefits Of Foam Rolling?
Sunday, October 25th, 2015 by mike
The Benefits of Foam Rolling You just finished your workout and did a little stretching but are you aware of some of the benefits of foam rolling could give your muscles Having greater mobility in your muscles is something we all could use and self-myofascial release, which is a ... Read more
The Healing Power of Chrysanthemums
Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 by Lynn Jaffee
Every fall as the leaves begin to change colors, Im overwhelmed with a wave of nostalgia for my New England childhood. As the summer days began to cool and turn into fall, we kids would pick out the most colorful leaves to iron into waxed paper and pick out pumpkins to carve. Sev... Read more
5 Cardio Bodyweight Exercises You Should Do
Sunday, October 18th, 2015 by mike
5 Great Cardio Bodyweight Exercises When it comes to better health, it is extremely important to perform cardiovascular fitness and in this post I will show you five cardio bodyweight exercises that can be very effective. Improved cardio fitness can lead to health benefits like a... Read more
Chinese Medicine and a Trip to the Dispensary
Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 by Lynn Jaffee
Just last week I was in Colorado on a well-earned vacation. Up in the mountains, the aspens were on-fire yellow, the sky was cloudless, and the daytime temps were in the low 80s. Our days were spent hiking the high mountain trails, and at night, we slept well, exhausted from the ... Read more
Is There Really Such A Thing As Exercise Addiction?
Sunday, October 11th, 2015 by mike
Is Exercise Addiction Real The topic for my post today is about people who seem to be overly obsessed with exercise and working out, but is this really something that should be classified as exercise addiction. The question is whether there really is some truth about having an ad... Read more
The Process of Healing
Monday, September 28th, 2015 by Lisa Reichert
There is a process to healing. I cant even count the number of new patients who were disappointed that I could not fix their condition in one treatment. A pill cant fix it. A needle cant fix it. A team effort starting with and including the patient all the way through can begin t... Read more
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