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Is Self-Care A Chore?

Is Self-Care A Chore?

You wake up in the morning and make a mental list. Cook breakfast. Do the laundry. Wash the dishes. Take out the trash. Vacuum the carpet. Feed the pets. Add in a family of bustling children, and you’ve got yourself a circus before you head for work. All day long...

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Is Your Medicine Keeping You Sick?

Is Your Medicine Keeping You Sick?

There’s a pill for everything. Yet nobody seems to be getting better. Modern society wants everything fast, and they want everything right now -- fast cars, fast food, and fast relief from pain. Like instant coffee, the convenience of a pill seems like the perfect...

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Are You What You Eat?

Are You What You Eat?

Can healthy food make you sick? I once spoke to a woman who suffered from a wheat allergy for twelve long years. After cutting out gluten, she discovered she couldn’t eat dairy, stock, starchy vegetables, grains or coconut. Finally, she cut down her diet until she was...

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Are We Addicted to Being Sick

Are We Addicted to Being Sick

“Oh, you didn’t sleep last night? That’s nothing. I’ve been working overtime for three days in a row.” Some people treat their pain like battle scars. They try to prove themselves by powering through the day. When they’re tired, they take caffeine. When they’re sick,...

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3 Pain Triggers You May Not Know

3 Pain Triggers You May Not Know

Pain, believe it or not, serves an important purpose in our bodies. It warns us of dangerous things like sharp objects and fire. Without it, we wouldn’t be able to gauge safety. Like a fire alarm, it alerts us when things go wrong. Yes, there are rare cases where a...

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Does Healing Demand Hard Work?

Does Healing Demand Hard Work?

Healing demands hard work.  We all know just how physically demanding certain body therapies can be.  Healthcare practitioners work long hours putting constant strain on their joints and muscles.  Many body therapists overextend themselves depleting their energy and...

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