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It's been over 30 days since I posted my last blog! Lest you think that I'm either not a serious blogger or a slacker, this was no accident.

Are you living with chronic health conditions that shake you in your core and often make it harder to get anything done?  If you've been reading my posts, you know that I've been  living this way for 30+ years. And, during the past month, in addition to taking care of my " job" (my own business as a career coach), I've been busy with another surgery, cataract surgery (the result of the glaucoma medication I took prior to the glaucoma surgery last fall, etc., etc.) that consumed my time and energy.

what to do about shoulder pain
Amateur or professional athletes who play tennis or baseball often need the help of physical therapists because of shoulder injuries. Often the shoulder injury is characterized by pain and weakness in the shoulder girdle, difficulty lifting the arm out to the side, and difficulty sleeping on that shoulder.   Continuing to use the arm may present more pain and cause the patient to react by starting to hunch his/her shoulders forward as if in a fetal position. This can aggravate the pain and a bad cycle can begin if the shoulder isn't properly treated by a physical therapist. Injections by orthopedists...

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"Can you tell me how I should look for a new job when I've  been told that I have to leave my job because of my bad health?"  what to do when you lose your job

I'd say that's a tough one, wouldn't you?  Esther is angry, feels totally alone and is really scared.  Seems understandable to me.

core strengthening exercises for your back
Abdominal strengthening You’ve associated it with lying on your back and doing the dreaded crunches! When I have seen people do this in the gym, often they strain their necks once their abdominal is fatigued and their form goes out the window. If their hands are behind their head, they are pulling their necks forward, rather than contracting their abdomens. If you have back problems, lying on your back doing crunches might not be the safest way to build up those core muscles.  Core strengthening is essential to good posture, strength in any kind of arm or leg swing while participating in...

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Simple mindfulness exercise for staying calm & centered. Greetings readers! Work can be hard. We’re all susceptible to stress and anxiety, but there are ways to counteract these things. Mindfulness is a mental state of awareness of all that is around us and inside of us. It is a state of calmness, where the body’s autonomic nervous system is activated. With repeated practice you can activate your own mindfulness at any time. Throughout the day and before you go to sleep take in a series of breaths. Instead of allowing your mind to wander over the day’s concerns and letting stress...