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Harmonious Holidays

Whether you are someone who loves the festivity of the holiday season or someone who simply tries to survive it–or, most likely, somewhere in between–having a few ideas to manage the ups and down of such a busy time of year can go a long way in making the holidays healthy and harmonious. Here are … Continue reading Harmonious Holidays

Bring out the sun

Here we are, counting the days to winter solstice. Well, at least I am. Because, after that darkest day, slowly, incrementally, our days will start to brighten and become longer. We just have to endure a little darkness first. Really, the darkness is not so bad. It provides us with a natural place to rest and reflect, … Continue reading Bring out the sun

Legs Up the Wall

July was HOT. Have you been feeling sluggish? What about weary and swollen? As much as we can relish these beautiful, sunny summer days, heat can cause vasodilation, meaning our blood vessels expand, causing us to feel fuller, heavier and slower. With the help of gravity, legs up the wall can support healthy venous return–the rate … Continue reading Legs Up the Wall

Small is big

My dog has spring fever. And she’s got it bad. For the past couple of weeks, our walks have consisted of loooong sniffing studies at a tree, a flower or what must be some magical shrub, followed by a full-speed burst to the next enthralling tree, flower or shrub. Sometimes, 20 minutes will only take us a few … Continue reading Small is big