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Now that summer is in full bloom, are you looking for ways to make new beginnings yourself? You've been seeing flowers popping their heads up, risking bad weather to bloom once more. If you've wanted to make some changes in your old habits but have been bogged down by winter's heavy gloom, now's the time to take a chance and go for it.  Here are some tips to help you start instituting the changes you want make. This summer try out a new perspective as you look at the world in a fresh, new way. You'll be better able to see...

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As we age our independence becomes one of the most important aspects of life. Losing the ability to drive can make us feel "trapped" and decrease our quality of life.  We don't want to be a burden on family members and often have a difficult time knowing or telling someone when we no longer feel safe driving. So, how can we improve or maintain our ability to continuing driving safely? First, the ability to turn your head and neck is very important for driving and this is something that becomes limited as we age. Gentle range of motion exercises for the...

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Each year we go through the ritual of acknowledging our moms on Mother's Day. But how can we demonstrate this love and ever lasting appreciation throughout the year? Recently, I have been spending more time with my mom. Instead of buying my mom gifts or flowers, which are always happily accepted, I thought about the times that I saw my mom the happiest. I thought I would try to re-create those moments with my two brothers. The happiest I've seen my mom is when she is telling us about when we were little and all the fun times we had. She...

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What do yoga and visualization have to do with improving your golf game?  More than you think. In March 1999, Susan Morgan wrote an article entitled “Par Excellence” for Mirabella about a five-day workshop called “Golf in the Kingdom: An Exploration of the Deeper Game” at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California. Being a golfer, the article caught my eye and spurred curiosity. This workshop approach to improving one’s golf game was developed in 1992 by Steve Cohen, an Esalen Gestalt-therapy practitioner and self-described golf hacker. The workshop echoes the philosophy of Esalen cofounder Michael Murphy, who wrote about golfer...
Exercises that help increase mobility after a mastectomy
Breast cancer has become more prevalent over the years and research has helped make the recovery process more manageable. Although surgery is not always involved in the treatment of breast cancer, other forms of intervention can restrict a person's mobility and ability. A breast biopsy, lymph node removal, or a mastectomy, along with radiation can greatly affect how well a person can move their arm and even how they take a deep breath. Certain exercises have been proven to be beneficial for people recovering from breast cancer, but only after the doctor allows the start of gentle exercises. If radiation therapy...