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Sheri’s Rants # 53: Slow Down, You Move Too Fast

September 4, 2011 by


By the time I’d received my last wake- up call, I was spending a great deal of my earnings to maintain my body so that I could continue to over-work.  Weekly appointments for acupuncture, therapeutic massage, chiropractic, and a naturopathic doctor – it was now costing me a pretty penny to keep my overwhelmed endocrinal […]

How I Roll With Stress – Jayne Ottman, RN MS

August 8, 2011 by


A couple of years ago I would have blown a gasket if I looked out and saw my yard flooding.  This morning I awoke to a lovely 4 inch pond of Snake River water covering my yard-over the well-head, my raspberry patch, the horseshoe pit and flowerbeds.  And it was steadily creeping into the fire […]

Being (the) Present

November 28, 2010 by


Courtney Townley It would be illogical and absurd to expect that the simple act of reading a book would lead one to reach their weight loss goal and maintain it long term.  While a book may inspire, motivate and educate someone about diet and exercise, it is the “practice” of the suggested theory that ultimately […]

Body/Mind Perspective: Downward Dog

June 15, 2010 by


Samantha Ray Downward Dog Adho Mukha Svanasana The benefits of Downward Dog include : * Calms the brain and helps relieve stress and mild depression * Energizes the body * Stretches the shoulders, hamstrings, calves, arches, and hands * Strengthens the arms and legs * Helps relieve the symptoms of menopause * Helps prevent osteoporosis […]