For many years, I was not ready to heal. I need the distraction of physical therapy appointments and *just one more* book that promised healing. So I would go from symptom to symptom – headache to ankle issues to the omnipresent backache. (My list of symptoms was quite lengthy btw and had me covered head… Continue reading Do you really want to heal?
I just finished reading SteveO’s latest book, Back Pain, Permanent Healing and HIGHLY recommend it. (Unless you care to suffer with back pain for umpteen years like I did.) This book is an easy read and focused primarily on back pain – a multi-billion dollar industry in the US. In it, Steve breaks down the… Continue reading Book review – a must read!
When I help a client purge a closet or a storage unit I often hear, Where did this STUFF come from? No one sets out to stuff a storage unit or have cluttered closets. It just happens with accumulation – little by little over time. Most folks just say they’ll deal with it when they… Continue reading Where clutter really begins
I was reminded of a conversation from several years ago that illustrated our tendency to cling to misery. I was picking up one of the kids from a friend’s house. While I waited in the living room, the dad was going on and on about his rental house. “There’s a leak in the roof and… Continue reading The devil you know
I made the mistake about mentioning, after a weight lifting class, that I was babying my shoulder. In times past, movement overhead with my arm would trigger muscle spasms followed by a headache of many days. During the height of severe MindBody Syndrome (MBS), even the back and forth motion of vacuuming would leave me… Continue reading Bad or weak and the stories we tell
Do you own a Fitbit? Wazz a Fitbit you say? It’s a smart watch for your health stats. It counts your steps, mileage and the vigor of those miles. But wait – there’s so much more! It can monitor your heart rate and according to the product description, “how well you sleep, and set a… Continue reading Why I don’t own a Fitbit
I left that blank because if your own imagination doesn’t fill it in, Big Pharma will be happy to do so. And then they’ll sell you a drug for your desperate condition. I was musing over this last week when I was doing something I rarely do anymore – watch TV. I was appalled by… Continue reading OMG! I am pre-