With the arrival of autumn, everyone is talking about the changing colors and the fall festivities. When we think of fall, we think of hiking, biking, and many other outside activities. It all sounds so exciting and enjoyable, but then you remember the soreness that follows, or back pain that accompanies it.
Don’t let those thoughts stop you from enjoying the beauty of the changing season. You can utilize the power of medical massage to prepare or recover from a long day outside.
Dr. Joan can alleviate those aches and pains that come from such fall activities. Whether you […]
Of course not, unless you want to keep the pain you’ve had for years; unless you want to continue feeling tired, sluggish, and fatigued; unless you aren’t concerned about your overall health; unless you want to continue in unhappy, non-supporting relationships.
We know we need to make changes in our life when our life is not bringing us joy, happiness, inner peace, physical vitality and a sense of “aliveness.” But, who wants to do the arduous work of making changes? Is it easier to just accept things as they are or is it better to begin to take an honest inventory […]
Every time you can offer gratitude for all that you have been given you are setting the theme of your life. Give thanks for the simple things in life…for the beauty of nature, for the love of a friend, a songbird in the early spring morning, dancing gardens of flowers, the aroma of a home cooked meal, the touch of a child’s hand, the “welcome home” greeting of your pet.
If you are like me and millions of other Americans, you really do love the holiday season…but, you remember how tired and worn out you have been every year at this time.
Beliefs are what we tell ourselves about the nature of life and everything in life. Beliefs are our assumed truths. Beliefs are our assumptions and perceptions, but often are not actually true. That’s disturbing isn’t it?
It really does seem that everything is a separate entity, doesn’t it? We do seem so different from other people. Even in our inner body, all our organs really do seem to be just parts. It is hard to imagine wholeness. It’s hard to realize that everything is intricately woven together in an unseen matrix that represents the background of all existence.
No one can live your life for you. No other person or group can make the decisions that are only yours to make. Taking responsibility for yourself is owning and claiming your own life.
Yes, we all face stress everyday, but how well we respond to it is something that can be learned. Actually, stress is something that appears to be out of your control. Our goal then is to learn healthy tools to adapt to stressors
Most people believe their genes determine their health and their susceptibility to get sick and suffer from diseases. This belief is so strong that people who buy into this actually often succumb to developing what they think are inherited and therefore, unavoidable disease states. Your beliefs really do create your reality, but you can question and challenge those beliefs with new information about how this wonderful body of yours actually functions.
For a little background information let’s go back to Darwin who, in his book, The Origin of Species, suggested hereditary factors passed from parent to child control the characteristics of […]
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Are you surprised to learn that what’s good for your brain is good for your metabolism, organ systems and total body health? Consider reading Dr. Daniel Amen’s book, “Change Your Brain Change Your Body.”
You can create a higher functioning brain along with a more youthful body by following sound principles of mind-body medicine. Dr. Daniel Amen, author of “Change Your Brain, Change Your Life”, has viewed over 55,000 brain scans (SPECT) looking for trouble with specific brain systems. The brain imaging work has opened a new window into why people do what […]