How to Prevent 90% of Illness

Would you like to know how to prevent 90-95% of chronic illness?

I had the amazing opportunity a few weeks ago to meet briefly and hear Dr. Deepok Chopra speak.  I want to share with you today some of what he said and talk about what it might mean for your life.

If you'd like to know what Dr. Chopra said about
-How to prevent 90-95% of chronic illness
-How to increase your happiness

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Tips to Improve Your Concentration!

Concentration is not only an issue for school aged children – it’s also very important for adults, athletes and even younger children.

Our world is full of distractions and you will be interrupted or will interrupt yourself frequently.  According to the Washington Post, the average person get interrupted approximately once every 3 minutes and it can take over 20 minutes to get refocused after an interruption.  This can cause of loss of up to 6 hours of productivity per day!  

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Chiropractic and Pregnancy

Did you know that research demonstrates Chiropractic Care can support a woman throughout pregnancy and make both carrying and delivering her child easier?  Some research even demonstrates that women under Chiropractic Care throughout their pregnancy, may have shorter labor and delivery times.
 
During pregnancy your body goes through many changes, very quickly.  In order to be and feel your best, it is important that you support your body through these many changes, especially where alignment and posture are concerned.  

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Overwhelmed?

I’ve been hearing it a lot lately – “I’m so stressed, everything is so busy and so crazy that I don’t have time to take care of myself.  I just go, go, go, all the time”

What is the difference between being busy and being productive?

What is the difference between sitting and truly resting?

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Stress, Anxiety & PTSD

We’ve talked before about how people who are considered sensitive or have ‘sensory processing sensitivity’ show increased reaction within the brain when exposed to certain stimulus.

Research shows that those who suffer with post-traumatic stress disorder demonstrate increased activity within their brain when exposed to a trigger.  Increased brain activity was also found in those who are considered sensitive when exposed to a stimulus.  While the area’s that show increased activity are different between being sensitive and suffering from PTSD the brain and body’s reaction is remarkably similar.

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Sensory Processing Sensitivity

Did you know that approximately 15-20% of people are considered to be highly sensitive?  What does this mean for you?  What does it mean to be sensitive?

What does it mean to be sensitive?  While sensitivity can manifest in various ways being sensitive may mean that you or your child has sensory processing sensitivity.  This means that your nervous system is more active than the nervous system of your not as sensitive peer. 

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Happy Mother's Day!

As we approach Mother’s Day I’d like to take a moment to say ‘wow, moms are amazing!’  Are you a mom who would do anything for her kids?  Do you sometimes put your health on the back burner for your kids?

A big Thank You to all of you healthy moms!  You are amazing and a true inspiration!

Happy Mother's Day!

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Sensory Processing Sensitivity and How it Affects You

What does it mean to be sensitive?  While sensitivity can manifest in various ways being sensitive may mean that you or your child has sensory processing sensitivity.  This means that your nervous system is more active than the nervous system of your not as sensitive peer. 
 
Your nervous system is responsible for every function and sensation within your body as well as responsible for how you perceive the world.  This includes all of your senses like sight, hearing, touch, taste and smell.

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Movement and Your Health

We have become a very sedentary culture with many of us desk bound all day and then too tired to do anything save sit on the couch when we get home in the evenings.  Even children are spending less time outside running around and more time inside playing with technology.
 
This inactivity along with the use of technology can create havoc for both our posture, which some researchers say is the beginning of every disease process, and our body as a whole.
 
So, how does movement affect you?  Movement keeps you healthier, it keeps your muscles toned and helps you release stress and concentrate better.  It helps you metabolize your food and maintain a healthy weight.  It also helps your body feel better!

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Spring is the time to Bloom!

As we approach the beginning of spring what comes to my mind is about new beginnings.  As I've been out I'm noticing the beautiful pinks and whites as the trees begin to bloom and prepare for spring.

 

“…Healing instantly begins the second we make a more effective choice for ourselves, even though our body may not appear to be “fixed” or healed.”  Donny Epstein in his book ‘Healing Myths, Healing Magic’. 

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Are You in Harmony with Your Body?

Sometimes we lack harmony and congruity with our own body!  As bizarre as this may sound, it’s actually quite true.  How much harmony do you experience with your body?  Do you listen to what it’s trying to tell you?  Pain, discomfort or other symptoms appear because your body is sending a message to your brain that something is wrong or needs your attention?  How well are you paying attention to these messages?

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A Day in the Life of Your Child!

Did you know that Chiropractic Care can help your child deal with their everyday life?
 

Kids are wonderful, creative, beautiful and a source of what sometimes seems like never ending energy.

If you have kids some of this might sound familiar to you.  What does your kid go through in an average day, and how can Chiropractic help you and your child? 

Imagine it’s a Friday, after an already long week.  One day left until the weekend…

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How Healthy is Your Gut?

Indigestion is uncomfortable and inconvenient.  It is something that affects adults and children.  Often, colic in small babies is caused by indigestion or upset stomach.  Digestive health is very important for your overall health.  Your gut health affects your overall health as well as your quality of life and comfort. 
 

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Are You Ready to Reach Your Next Level of Potential?

Did you know that Chiropractic can help you reach your next level of potential and fulfillment. 

A large part of Chiropractic philosophy is about creating alignment within your body so that you are able to reach your full potential each day, from the inside out.   Reaching your full potential everyday, means that you feel as good as possible, and you're as happy and healthy as possible.  Isn't this a wonderful way to go through life? 

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Pause! Take a Deep Breath!

Do you hold your breath when you're stressed?  How deep are each of your breath's?  Be honest with yourself.  Pause and pay attention to your breathing.  Is your breath deep or shallow?  Do you feel tension or discomfort somewhere in your body?  Do you feel emotions of stress or panic?

Did you know that Chiropractic care can help you breathe deeper, and experience greater ease and comfort during breath? 

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Does Your Child Suffer From Frequent Ear Infections?

Often, ear infections are caused by pool or lake water getting caught inside the ear and because your kid’s ears are smaller, the water isn’t always able to drain out.  This allows bacteria to grow, and may cause infection.  Getting adjusted can help the ear drain properly. 

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Did You Know Posture Affects Your Health?

You probably know that poor posture can contribute to headaches, neck and back pain.  But, did you know that your posture affects your health? 

Did you know that posture affects your hormones and is correlated to your emotions?  This puts the importance of your posture in a whole new light, doesn’t it?  Posture, while simple, is so very important to your overall well being!

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Do You Suffer from Sleepless Nights?

New parents have many challenges and getting a proper night’s sleep is high on the list of priorities.  When your kids can’t stay asleep, being rested might seem elusive.

While it is so wonderful to watch a sleeping baby, being kept up all night by a child who can’t sleep is much less pleasant.

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5 Tips for a Healthier and Happier Back to School!

Here are 5 tips for a happier and healthier school year!  If you're not in school, keep reading as this might help you stay happier and healthier at work too!

This means that you will be less stressed and will be able to concentrate and remember things better!

 

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