Category Archives: Health and Wellness

Review: Buoy Seat Is a Healthier Sitting Option

When my teenage sons wanted their own rooms, I gave up my office and created a space in the master bedroom. My little corner was transformed with a corner desk but I couldn’t find an appropriate seat. I wanted to … Continue reading

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Breathe For Two Minutes

This year I can’t seem to take on a whole New Year Resolution and think we would all be better by embracing a New Year Habit. I firmly believe that small changes in habits can lead to major life changes. … Continue reading

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Best Morning Routine

Over three years ago, I started a simple Ayurvedic routine upon waking each day. Although you can do much more, consistently repeating a few reasonable actions will not be overwhelming and can start the day right. Wake up While laying … Continue reading

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The Early Bird Loses Weight

If you can get 20-30 minutes of morning light, you could lower your body mass index (BMI). Can losing weight really be that simple? Yes. Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago found being in the sun before noon … Continue reading

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This Is Gonna Be the Best Day of My Life

As I was driving to teach a senior chair yoga class, “Best Day of My Life” by American Authors came on my favorite Sirius station. Since this was a typical day, I immediately stopped myself from identifying with the lyrics … Continue reading

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Aqua Therapy Really Works

After describing my knee as a boneless chicken breast beaten with a frying pan, the orthopedic doctor instructed me to exercise in a pool. “That’s the one thing I don’t do”, I blurted out. When I was a kid you … Continue reading

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The Yoga Art Connection

Whenever I visit an art gallery, I find myself completely refreshed. These brief excursions always feel like a vacation, a welcome break from reality. Since delving deeply into breathing techniques and meditation, I’ve begun to understand why. As I walk … Continue reading

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Working Out Might Save Your Life

My first kickboxing instructor reached out to me today. Unbeknownst to her, today happens to be six months since my husband and I were run over by a car walking home from an evening meeting. Until I answered her, I … Continue reading

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Thankful for Hands On Healing

Shortly after my husband and I were hit by a car while crossing the street, I was signed up for a Biodynamic Intuitive Healing workshop. I could barely get out of bed. Between the impact from the car and the … Continue reading

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Losing Weight With Support

No matter what method you choose, keeping your diet in check becomes difficult at times. A special occasion or craving can set you back, and often derail you completely. If it was easy to stay at a healthy weight, everyone … Continue reading

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