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Happy Days Oatmeal Recipe

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Please note that quantities listed make one serving.

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Are You Drinking Plastic With Your Hot Coffee or Tea?

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If you often drink hot coffee or tea through a plastic lid, I would encourage you to find an alternative solution to the lid. Read more

 

Simple Band Work To Improve Shoulder Mobility

This is a look at how to use a resistance band to improve shoulder mobility. Read more

 

Thankful for Pleasant Surprises

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Not long ago, I stumbled upon a photographer named David Guerrero whose social media presence I find immensely heartwarming and uplifting.

David approaches strangers and offers to take free portraits to be uploaded to his social media pages. I just love witnessing the transformation of people's energy from the initial surprise of having a stranger say hello, to figuring out if the intent is benign, to being delighted by the results. Read more

 

Mobility Training to Help Prevent and Address Sciatica

This is a look at a handful of mobility exercises and foam rolling tips that are generally helpful to those looking to prevent or overcome mild to moderate sciatica. Read more

 

Yoga Headstand Bench

The many benefits of holding a headstand position are mostly related to improved blood and lymph circulation throughout the body. When we do headstands, we encourage more delivery of oxygen and nutrients to our brain, and decrease our risk of developing stagnation-related issues like varicose veins. Read more

 

Holiday Gift Ideas

A number of readers have asked me to share gift ideas for the coming holidays, so here is a look at some items that I have personally tried or have had family members try over the past year, and can vouch for as being helpful:

For those who can use help improving their quality of sleep, a quality weighted blanket (should be no more than about 10% of one's body weight):

https://amzn.to/3VdLiWl

In Canada:
https://amzn.to/3UP9QVR

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Post-Nasal Drip

A number of clients have asked what can be done about post nasal drip, a condition where excessive mucus gathers in the oropharyngeal region and drips down the back of the throat - this often manifests as a tickle or bothersome presence in the back of the throat that stimulates a chronic cough or a desire to constantly clear one's throat.

In my experience, post nasal drip has two common causes: Read more

 

Improve Balance, Core Stability, and Joint Position Sense

The key to benefiting from this seemingly simple exercise is to stay on the balls of your feet throughout the entire movement, and to maintain core engagement. Staying on the balls of your feet is what will lead to improved balance and joint position sense. Read more

 

Life Expectancy Calculator

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I've long held the view that it is good to be mindful of the finiteness of our days. In fact, I find value in having in mind the year that I will pass on according to life expectancy calculators - by having an exact year in mind, I'm naturally inclined to make the most of my days. Read more

 

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