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Tips, tools, and techniques to help you and your pets be your very best!

 

 

 

"Spring Cleaning" your Life will never work long-term unless you do THIS...

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  • You try to get rid of one problem, only to have another pop up in its place (or the same one, over and over)
  • Why is letting go not enough?
  • How can you finally release the garbage for good?


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When Good Paws Go Bad: How Paw Problems Can Hurt Your Whole Pet

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When Good Paws Go Bad: How Paw Problems Can Hurt Your Whole Pet
  • What happens to your Pet's whole body when their paws have a challenge, and
  • What you can do to help your FurBaby start Spring on the Right Foot

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Pet Has Spring Fever? How to Help Your Furbaby Through the Pain Spring Can Bring

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Pet has Spring Fever? How to help your furbaby through the pain Spring can bring, including:
 
  • The trouble that can come from Springtime Zoomies
  • The painful effects Spring showers and warmer weather can have on pets young AND old, and
  • The mental and emotional impact of having to miss out on the Springtime fun

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What will you do with your new-found freedom, when your body (that's not used to it) holds you back?

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Why do you hit a breakdown just as soon as you break free...?
The reason it's harder to start again after a setback...
What to look for in the pro you're thinking of hiring to help you get the fresh start you deserve...
 

When you're unsure who you can trust this time AKA How to tell who REALLY has your back...

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You've been let down before by those who were supposed to help you.
 
Now you're finally ready to move forward and step into the life of you at your very best!
 
BUT how can you avoid being let down again AND how an you discover who's really got your back to help you achieve the life of your dreams?

What Can You Do When Your Pet has Lost the Spark in Their Life?

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What do you do when your Pet has Lost the Spark in their Life?
 
One of the most unconditional loves you can give OR receive is the one between you and your furbaby! And it can absolutely break your heart when you notice they're now missing that spark in their life
 
Here's 3 tips to help your furbaby reclaim their passion for life
 

Is your "subconscious scenery" sabotaging your view on life? AKA is what you see REALLY what you get?

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Is your "subconscious scenery" sabotaging your view on life?
AKA is what you see REALLY what you get?
 
1. How you view your life is the sum of this...
2. To get a better view, you need to upgrade this...
3. Your next step to reclaim a life you're passionate about living...
 

What to do when it feels like your body betrayed you

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What to do when it feels like your body betrayed you:
 
1. What really happens throughout every area of your life when this self-betrayal happens...
2. What your body's betrayal really means...
3. What can you do to repair the relationship in a way that's better than ever before AND restores your PASSION for life again?
 

Should your pet's End-of-Life Care include Chiropractic?

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Should your pet's End-of-Life Care include Chiropractic?

 

Maybe, and maybe not

 

- The 2 main goals of all types of End-of-Life Care

- What do you want your pet's experience to be like during their Golden Years?

- How chiropractic care might fit into that vision - and when it might not

 

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What would it really mean if YOU were a leader? (Functional OR Dysfunctional)

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When the world looks to the leaders, do they look to you?

 

But what does it really mean to be a leader? (Functional OR Dysfunctional)

Are you ready to step into being the leader who will guide those around you on the path to a better world?

What would it take for you to do that?

 

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Do you want your insurance to just fix you because they think you're broken? OR do you actually want to be healthy?

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One of the biggest secrets in the healthcare industry is what your insurance company is - and is not - actually designed to do for you

 

If you want to live a better life, you need better answers - and to get better answers, you need to ask better questions

 

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What does my CAT'S Response to Crickets in My House have to do with YOUR Health & Wellness Success?

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At some point, a challenge is going to come up where you'll need someone else's assistance
 
Do you know how to tell if the person you're working with is helping you in a way that's the very best for ALL aspects of you - physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually - all at the same time?
 
OR are they just smashing bugs, and creating an even bigger mess to clean up?
 

Is Your Tail Dragging? How to Raise Your Energy When You're Feeling Depleted

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My theme for 2020 has been "ADAPT!" And I was EXHAUSTED!! Sound familiar?


- Why feeling depleted can be from a cause much deeper than just inadequate sleep
- Quick tips to raise your energy right now
- The tools and techniques that will bring you long term success as they help you raise your energy so that you can be a light that shines bright in the world - now and for years to come

 

 

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Overuse Injuries: It's not just the Physical, it's the Emotional Overuse, too!

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- it wasn't just what I was doing
- why stopping or suffering weren't the only options
- how I was able to heal AND upgrade myself, while still participating in my life, all at the same time
 

The Dam in Your Garden of Life AND how it will flood you if you don't do this...

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- Your instinct to put up a wall after experiencing a flood of overwhelming challenges (physical, mental, or emotional)
- How that defensive wall will actually set you up for an even greater tidal wave that will flood you later, AND
- What you can do to transform the "ish" coming downstream into fertilizer to help your Garden of Life FLOURISH instead
 
All this and more in today's Quick Tip Tuesday video!
 

The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly of Ab Exercises - and How to Tell if You're Building Yourself Better OR Headed for Breakdown

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The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly of Ab Exercises - and How to Tell if You're Building Yourself Better OR Headed for Breakdown

 

When are abdominal exericises GOOD for your back, and when are they BAD for your back?

 

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The Hidden Danger of "Back to Normal"

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What do most people think of when life turns upside down?


- the all-consuming focus on getting "Back to Normal!"

 

But what's the hidden danger that will leave you stuck and struggling?
And how do you move forward in a way that leads to Progress toward the life you really desire?

The never-ending loop that's got you all knotted up

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Feeling like a contorsionist these days? There's a connection between a kinked up body, and your mind feeling all knotted up! What happens when either side goes too far, and how can you get that feedback loop working FOR you?

 

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Small Tweaks to Reach New Peaks

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When's the last time you got frustrated with yourself, because you knew you could be or do better, but you suddenly started falling short - or falling apart?
 
This was me recently! Learn from my life lessons in how small tweaks can propel you to new peaks
 

Back Braces for Back Pain:

Good Idea or Bad Idea?

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She was in a ton of pain, and thought she may have herniated a disc. She was going to call a provider for help first thing the next morning, but needed to get through the rest of the night til then. Her question to me: Should she use a back brace til she could get help?

 

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How changing up your space can STRESS out your pets, AND how you can help them

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What's it like for your pets when you move, declutter, or rearrange the house?


You're changing their whole WORLD! And that can lead to STRESS in our furbabies

 

How can that stress show up? And what can you do to reduce that stress so that you can ALL enjoy your home upgrade together?

 

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Just Who Do You Think You Are?

How Your Results Will Be Determined by the Identity You Choose to Step Into

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How you show up in the activities you participate in has a massive effect on the results you get from those actions. Does the identity you've been operating from match who you need to be to go from where you are to the life you desire, faster and easier?

 

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The Elephant in the (Doctor's Waiting) Room...

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If you're the type of person who has been following all the rules and taking every precaution you can to keep yourself and your loved ones safe and healthy, then you want to be sure those you let into your 6-foot Sphere of Health are doing their best to support you in experiencing as much freedom in your health as possible

 

it has come to my attention that some doctors are NOT doing everything that they can to keep you safe.

 

Here's what you should look for to be sure you're getting the very best from your support team...

 

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The Catch-22 of STRESS

What Prolonged Stress does to your Body, that forms an endless Stress Loop

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What happens to your physical body when you experience something stressful? And when the stress keeps coming, how does your body's response keep you stuck in a loop that prevents you from breaking through?

And what can you do to stop the cycle, and get more of what you DO want instead...?

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5 Tips to Shovel Snow Safely

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Do you love shovelling snow off your driveway - or dread it?

 

When winter weather hits, sometimes it leaves us having to dig ourselves out of our homes. BUT shovelling snow is one of the top ways you can end up hurt during the winter, and sidelined from doing what you love even after the roads have melted free

 

Stay safe the next time the white stuff falls with these 5 Tips to Shovel Snow Safely...

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Under pressure - SINUS Pressure!

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The sinus pressure that comes along with cold and flu season can leave you feeling wrecked - your head feels like it's going to explode, your teeth are throbbing, and even your ears are stopped up!

 

Here's a self-massage to try at home that can ease that built-up pressure and help you feel more like yourself again...

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5 Tips to keep your Pet Safe this Fall

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Are you ready for Fall after all this summer craziness? Is your PET?? 

Fall is fun for everyone BUT it has its share of hazards for our Furry Friends. Here are 5 simple tips to keep your pet safe this Fall...

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Why do joints "pop," AND do chiropractors HAVE to "pop" you?

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What is that sound? When is it a good thing? When is it NOT a good thing? And do you really HAVE to experience it when you get chiropractic help?

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FSA? HSA? ...WTH?

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[video] What's the difference between an FSA and an HSA, and what are your options when your favorite care provider is out of network?

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Ever get that sudden, PAINFUL catch in your neck?

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It hurts like hell and you can't even turn your head!

 

Here's a major reason this happens, and super simple tips to prevent and ease it...

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How to relieve that pesky pain in the butt...

... the muscle, not the person

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Ever feel stuck with a nagging pain in your hip or butt? It could be your Piriformis muscle! And when it's tight, it can cause a world of hurt. Here's a way to stretch it out at home...

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The Top 5 ways to show yourself the love this Valentine's Day

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Are you feeling the love right now?

Is your body?

 

Check out these Top 5 ways to show yoursef the love this Valentine's Day - because if your aches and pains are making you cranky, you'll be your loved one's pain in the ass, instead of the joy in thier heart...

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The Top 5 gifts for your Furry Little Valentine

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Do you love your pet more than you love most people?

 

We furbabies show you our unconditional love every day! This Valentine's Day, you may be thinking of returning the favor with something extra-special for your favorite four-legged friend...

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Why would My DOG need a Chiropractor??

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Many of you have been asking my Mom – “Dr. Vicky – why would my dog need a chiropractor?” Some of you have even asked that while doing that confused head tilt thing your dogs do.

 

Never fear! I’m here with: The Top 5 Ways Chiropractic can Help YOUR Dog...

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The information contained in this blog is is provided for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always check with your doctor before starting or discontinuing any treatment or healthcare technique, and to ask any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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