Can Positive Affirmations Improve Your Life? Have you ever stood in front of your reflection and said things like, “I’m a confident person,” or “I am healthy?” If you have, then you’re probably familiar with the concept of positive affirmations. Positive affirmations are statements or intentions that are said to
Six Easy Ways to Get Motivated How many of you struggled to stay motivated over the last year? If you nodded your head yes, you’re not alone. Research suggests motivation drops when you feel a deficit in three key areas: autonomy, competence and relationships—all of which COVID-19 wiped out overnight.
Stop Checking Your Fitness Metrics Just getting out of bed in the morning and lacing up your sneakers for a workout a few times a week is a big achievement. Why ruin your good vibes by obsessing over metrics? Fixating on metrics while you walk, jog, run or cycle can
Stretching is Good for Your Heart We’ve all skimped on our post-workout stretches despite knowing how beneficial they are for avoiding injury. You’ve probably heard your trainer, doctor or coach stress how this practice not only helps restore your body, posture and muscles, but it also reduces post-workout recovery time,
Winter Blues and COVID Got You Down? Jumpstart Your Motivation with These Evidence-Based Tips COVID had an immediate adverse effect on three areas of your life that are essential for motivation: autonomy, competence and relationships. Autonomy is the ability to control what you do, when you do it and whom
BREATHE YOUR WAY TO BETTER HEALTH James Nestor, author of “Breath: The Science of a Lost Art,” says “You can’t truly be healthy unless you’re breathing correctly.” In fact, certain breathing techniques can reduce stress, regulate emotions, prevent insomnia, influence weight and improve athletic performance. Breathing is a natural reflex
IS DEATH AND THE AGING BODY PREVENTABLE? Richard Feynman – Nobel Prize winning physicist – writes: “There is nothing in biology yet found that indicates the inevitability of death.” It’s a New Year and a New Decade so we, at Jason Ferine Physical Therapy, are taking a moment to research
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