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Health and Fitness

Is healthy aging important to you? Are you interested in losing weight after 60? Let’s explore how fitness and gentle yoga for seniors can help!

Pandemic Pet Behavior: Are Your Pets Acting Strangely?
4 weeks ago

Pandemic Pet Behavior: Are Your Pets Acting Strangely?

Kismet is lying on my feet. Since the pandemic, that is her favorite place to be while I write. My study is the warmest room in the house, and for most of her 10 years of life my companion Border Collie has spent the daylight hours
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Strength Versus Stretch – Is This the Right Question?
4 weeks ago

Strength Versus Stretch – Is This the Right Question?

Traditionally, many trainers and movement teachers have considered strengthening and stretching to be opposites. But I would like to tell you why they are not, and how reframing your thinking will support you in more well-rounded…
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5 Nutritious Holiday Food Choices You May Not Have Considered
4 weeks ago

5 Nutritious Holiday Food Choices You May Not Have Considered

With the holiday season fast approaching, you may be feeling despair at the thought of facing all those tempting foods you so love. But you needn’t gain weight or eat foods with zero nutritional value. The key is to make the best…
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The Very Real Problem of Potential Guilt
4 weeks ago

The Very Real Problem of Potential Guilt

With Covid-19, we are drowning in statistics. Every day, I see the number of new cases, the number of hospitalisations, the number of deaths. For my country and the rest of the world. They are overwhelming, and it is hard to take them all in…
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Feeling Stressed? Put Down the Cookie and Try Something New!
1 month ago

Feeling Stressed? Put Down the Cookie and Try Something New!

When I am coaching clients around unwanted eating, we often discover stress as the reason. A lot of people are feeling stressed right now. Stress about the pandemic and their health, or the health of their loved ones. Many feel stressed…
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My Delicious Homemade Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe
1 month ago

My Delicious Homemade Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

As the winter weather approaches, many of us are ready to break out our favorite homemade soup recipes. So, today, I want to share one of my absolute favorites – homemade chicken tortilla soup. It’s easy to make, good…
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Oxygen’s Many Benefits for Boomer Health
1 month ago

Oxygen’s Many Benefits for Boomer Health

Recently, I came across the phrase “Rule of Threes.” It refers to the relative importance of water, oxygen, and food to our survival. While not a hard-and-fast rule, it says that the average person can go three weeks without food…
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Easy 2-Minute Knee Massage to Relieve Pain in the Back of the Knee
1 month ago

Easy 2-Minute Knee Massage to Relieve Pain in the Back of the Knee

Do you suffer from pain in the back of the knee? One of the most common culprits is the popliteus muscle. This small, triangle shaped muscle lives just behind the knee. Every day, it helps stabilize and bend your knee. But what happens…
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3 Signs Your Memory Might Be Failing You
1 month ago

3 Signs Your Memory Might Be Failing You

Do you ever find yourself in a fluster searching frantically for your phone, your wallet, or a set of keys that appears to have magically disappeared into thin air? If you do, you are certainly not alone. Every day, men and women of all…
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Pushing Ourselves to Stay Physically Fit without Hurting Ourselves
1 month ago

Pushing Ourselves to Stay Physically Fit without Hurting Ourselves

Staying physically fit, strong, and flexible into our 60s, 70s, and beyond is a worthwhile goal. We all want to remain active and independent, and our physical well-being is key. But it’s not easy to find that delicate balance…
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