Mindfulness 101: You don’t have to be a monk

  • On January 6, 2017
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  • meditation, mindfullness, trend, wellness
Mindfulness. It’s the mot-du-jour, and likely to be the go-to wellness trend of 2017. We are all over-scheduled and over-committed in our professional and personal lives. We feel this need to do more, see more, be more. We want to step back and take a break. We want to breathe, and be more aware. But […]
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The Evolution of Health Concerns: For Her

  • On December 28, 2016
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There are many important women in my life: friends that I have grown up with, cousins who share my heritage, and family members who continually fill my life with support, love, and inspiration. Women have the propensity to care for others first, and only then to care for themselves. We give and share, support and […]
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Gentlemen, where are you?

  • On December 28, 2016
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What are the most common medical concerns for the young professional man? In all honesty, it was rather challenging to locate studies which examine medical complaints for the busy male. Young men are not well represented in the medical clinic – they are notoriously difficult to schedule, and reluctant to bring up personal topics. Similarly […]
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Listen up Ladies!

  • On December 27, 2016
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I want to let you in on a little secret – most women have very similar health issues. Our individual environments and stressors may be different, yet our underlying biology and physiology is remarkably similar. What does this mean? It means that throughout the life cycle, our bodies are prone to similar medical concerns. In […]
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Why you should never leave the playground!

  • On December 27, 2016
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The importance of play for both pediatric, and adult, development and well being is well understood in the scientific community. Fostering play throughout our lives should be a priority for parents, teachers, and even employers. Here is a short, and wonderful, interview with Stephen Jepson – a man who appreciates movement, and play. Energetic and […]
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The how-to guide for creating your superstar support team!

  • On October 30, 2016
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Can I help you? No thank you, I’m ok. I’m fine. I can manage on my own. We live in an ‘I’m ok’ society. A society where independence and self-reliance is applauded, and even the remote penchant towards dependency is a sign of weakness. Individual success is attributed far more often to personal ambition and […]
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Choose Health.

  • On June 21, 2016
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I love to run. My lungs tire. My muscles ache. My mind clears, and I cannot help but grin. There was a time though when I would run more out of necessity, than pleasure. I remember begrudgingly lacing up my running shoes, changing into my athletic gear, having experienced willingly slow exits from my warm […]
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