How to Make your New Year's Resolutions Stick!

Did you make any New Year's Resolutions this year?
 

It's the time of year for new year's resolutions, goals and plans for what the year will bring and how you will achieve your goals.

The problem is - most new year's resolutions have been deserted by sometime in March, therefore lasting change is often not achieved. 

So, what can you do to help make your goals for 2019 a reality?

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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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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. 

Click ‘read more’ to find out what another mom is saying about her experience with Chiropractic and her son with Sensory Processing Disorder!

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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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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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