You’ve heard me talk about the importance of self-care countless times. By now you probably have a good understanding of why self-care is such a big deal. But do you know what I really mean when I talk about self-care? At its core, self-care is about taking care of yourself. Most of us, but women ... Read More about What is Self-Care?
You've been chastised your entire life to sit up straight and stop slouching. You know that keeping your spine straight and tall reduces back pain. You've probably also heard that good posture makes you look younger and thinner. Did you know that posture – particularly how you hold your head – can ... Read More about Forward Head Posture: A Modern Ailment
Summer has ended. Many parents are sighing with relief that their kids are back in school. And everyone is getting back to regular work schedules with fewer vacations, impromptu days off and weekend getaways. How many times have you heard someone mention that September is a busy time of year? ... Read More about Back to School, Back to You
We've all heard the phrase “no pain, no gain.” But should pain really be our goal? And what are the best methods for dealing with pain if you've pushed yourself too far? The idea of pain being beneficial is based in truth. If you want to increase your fitness, you do need to move outside of your ... Read More about No Pain, No Gain – Fact or Fiction?
Are you taking a vacation this summer? With a little planning, you can stick to your health goals, whether you're taking a quick weekend getaway or a 10-day cruise. Here are three things you can do to stay on track while traveling. Daily Stretching You should start each day with a full-body ... Read More about Healthy Travel