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How to Save Your Back This Winter

By |2019-01-17T19:47:25+00:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

During the winter months, many people feel their aches and pains more intensely. Not only that, the winter months can be hard on your back in general! Shoveling snow and winter sports can both cause serious damage, while a lack of physical activity can drain your strength and put unnecessary stress on your spine. Poor spinal [...]

Self Care to Beat the Post-Holiday Blues

By |2019-01-17T15:05:28+00:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

After the holidays, it can be difficult to get back in the regular swing of things. The anticipation of the holiday season is gone and, in some cases, may have been accompanied by quite a let-down. Days are still short, nights are still long, and it's hard to get outside. Worse, the bills may begin rolling [...]

Holiday Parties And Rest: Choose Both

By |2018-12-24T18:48:36+00:00December 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The six weeks from Thanksgiving through New Year's Day fills fast with shopping, visiting, traveling, cooking, gift exchanges and particularly holiday parties. From small dinners with friends and office potlucks to the bowling team Secret Santa and the neighborhood community center festivities, there's always more to do than time to do it. And when you want [...]

Being Grateful and the New Year

By |2018-12-14T02:02:23+00:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Expressing your gratitude by giving back The word gratitude derives from the Latin root gratis and means to have thankfulness and gratification. There are questions as to whether or not the state of being grateful also includes indebtedness, but the Google definition of gratitude definitely includes a reciprocal component. The word gratitude rhymes with attitude (perhaps not coincidentally) [...]

6 of Our Favorite Kid-Friendly Holiday Movies That Are on Netflix Right Now!

By |2018-12-11T02:02:52+00:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

There is nothing more cozy and festive than gathering with your loved ones to watch a family-friendly holiday movie! However, with so many movies to choose from on Netflix, where do you start? What's appropriate for your kids but also entertaining for the rest of the family? Well, we handpicked some of our favorite kid-friendly Netflix [...]

Surprise, Satisfy Yourself And Guests With A Stress-Free Holiday Party

By |2018-12-11T00:22:49+00:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It's difficult to determine whether the holiday stress increases every year because the shopping starts earlier, the lists get longer or the pressure to make it all look perfectly elegant is greater than last year. The time available never covers the cooking, traveling, planning, gift buying and visiting over the few weeks available, and the time [...]

Vitamin D – The role in pain relief

By |2018-12-03T16:15:22+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Vitamin D is a hormone which is synthesized in presence of sunlight by the skin. It is also produced through the consumption of certain foods and plays an important role in the functioning and different processes in the body. Vitamin D, which is important not only for a healthy immune system but also for a healthy [...]

What is Seasonal Depression, and How Can You Cope?

By |2018-11-20T23:30:20+00:00November 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

  You know how it is: the days get shorter, the air more biting, and sunshine seems like a thing of the past. For many of us, wintertime is a time of hibernation. We stay inside, exercise less, get less fresh air, and indulge in more baked goods — with the result that we [...]

Handmade Gifts Your Friends & Family Will Love

By |2018-11-28T00:07:17+00:00November 19th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

'Tis the season for gift giving--but it's also a season when budgets can quickly grow overwhelming. Handmade gifts are not only cheaper than many commercially-bought gift items, they also show a great deal of love and consideration. Are you hoping to put together some handmade gifts for much-loved people in your life this holiday season? Try [...]

Cultivating a Healthy Spine Supports a Healthy Life

By |2018-10-26T17:55:07+00:00October 24th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Our Central Supports: The Spinal Column & Spinal Cord   The spinal column -- an elegant stacking of 33 vertebrae -- provides the structural center of the human body: It's what keeps your body balanced and upright. It should come as no surprise, then, that the spinal column is of central importance to the [...]