Is Stress Really the Cause of our Problems?

Most people think that stress is to blame for many of our disorders, and that if we remove or minimize the stressors in life and add in some healthier substitutes such as improved diet, more physical activity, mindfulness practices like yoga or meditation, and maybe get more sleep or take “stress leave” from work, that […]

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The secret to avoiding knee replacement and the arthritis that (usually) goes with it.

Today my hubby and I went for a hike in our lovely backyard of Whistler, BC.

The alpine wildflowers are in FULL bloom (as you can see above and below) and when they are in full bloom you want to be there.

A little info about my past first

About twelve years ago my doctors would have said […]

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Function Melts Form. Number eight in my FAQ’s and why taking some time to find proper posture is essential for longevity.

Function.  Melts.  Form.
I LOVE – like so love – those three words in that order. The order is important!

It’s a title from a chapter in a book called, How Buildings Learn, by Stewart Brand. When I read it I couldn’t let that concept go.

What this means is that as the function of as specific artifact changes (in […]

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What Happens When Muscles Act Like Bones & Why Stretching Won’t Get You Anywhere.

Imagine This (or better yet, TRY THIS!)

Take a chair and start to tip it such that it is only balancing on two of its legs. Now keep tipping. Then, take your hand away. If you don’t catch it in time, and bring it back to its other two legs what happens? It falls over. Bang!

Now […]