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Live Dangerously: Sit.

Sitting is risky business. It’s no newsflash that sedentary behavior is unhealthy, but as a posture, sitting is detrimental in ways many people don’t consider. We think of sitting as a relaxing pose and it certainly doesn’t require much energy expen ...

Take a Deep Breath.

Breathing, it is something we all do, all the time, and yet many of us do it very poorly. Take a deep breath. Now exhale and let it go. If you are like many people, as you inhale, your shoulders rise to your ears. Then as you exhale, your belly relaxes fo ...

Balance: Forever Young.

The expression, “you are only as young as you feel”, may be revised to “you are only as young as your ability to balance.” Try this: Stand on one leg, close your eyes and count to 30. Repeat this standing on your other leg. How did you do? Unless ...

Spring Cleaning For Your Body and Mind.

Thank goodness spring is a time of renewal. Because if your post-winter yard is like mine it looks like it was hit by napalm. As the foliage perks up so will our spirits and energy levels. But there’s an often overlooked aspect of spring as important to ...