What’s the Secret to Living Longer? Feeling Younger.

What’s the Secret to Living Longer? Feeling Younger. Have you ever heard the saying, “Age is just a number” or “You’re only as old as you feel?” It’s more than just a motivational saying; it’s a way of life. Scientists are finding that older adults who feel younger than their chronological age are

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Breathing Exercises Improve Athletic Performance

Breathing Exercises Improve Athletic Performance Looking for new ways to improve your performance, endurance, and stamina at the gym or on the playing field? The secret is in your breath. Breathing is crucial to life, but it’s often taken for granted (even during rigorous activity) until it becomes difficult. The

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Want to Lower Your Blood Pressure Fast? Just Breathe.

Want to Lower Your Blood Pressure Fast? Just Breathe. High blood pressure affects more than 50% of adults aged 50-60 and nearly 75% of adults over age 60. It’s a chronic condition that increases your risk for heart disease and stroke (the leading causes of death in the United States) and

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The Link Between Too Little Sleep in Middle Age and Dementia

The Link Between Too Little Sleep in Middle Age and Dementia Did you know that the right amount of uninterrupted sleep helps protect the body and mind from illness and disease? It also plays an important role in concentration, learning, memory, mood and overall health. In fact, getting enough sleep gives

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Seven Daily Habits That Will Change Your Life

Seven Daily Habits That Will Change your Life The trajectory of your life is determined by the choices you make each day. These small, seemingly insignificant choices affect your physical and mental health over time and ultimately determine who you are as a person. These choices become habits and, slowly but

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Three Ways to Turn a New Behavior into a Habit

Three Ways to Turn a New Behavior into a Habit The snow has melted, people are getting vaccinated, the weather is heating up and everyone is ready to get back to normal. Whether you picked up a few healthy new behaviors over the last year, or are looking to make

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How Sports Acupuncture treats muscle pain and tightnes

How Sports Acupuncture treats muscle pain and tightnes “It feels like there are rocks in my calves,” my patient explained. “And no matter how much I stretch or massage them they never go away.” This is a common refrain in the clinic from my multi-sport athlete patients. Calves, quads, and

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Can Positive Affirmations Improve Your Life?

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

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6 Ways to Get Motivated

Six Easy Ways to Get Motivated

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.

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