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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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Is your BODY ready for adventure OR will your next trip land you right back on the couch you just escaped?

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If you've spent the past month on your couch, you're probably ready to hit the road on a new adventure to check out the world outside - BUT you might be in for a world of HURT if you don't transition in the right way

Why is it that your body betrays you like that, just as you finally get back the freedom of doing what you love?

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Stretches for Travel and Adventure

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Whether you're lacing up your hiking boots, or prepping for a road trip, start your day with these stretches to help you avoid feeling rough around the edges before your journey's over

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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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Do Face Masks REALLY Help against Sickness?

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As the Coronavirus, aka COVID-19, spreads closer and closer to home, many are wanting to prepare whatever might be needed to keep from getting sick

 

But how well do face masks work against illness...?

 

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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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Part 2: Success OR Failure

How to identify the hidden forces that will sabotage your goal-getting results AND how to make them work FOR YOU!

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Ready to quit?

 

Most of us start off with toward a new goal with the best intentions, BUT end up giving up in 6 weeks or less - long before we reach that goal

 

Here's how your own emotions will hold you back from making your dreams a reality AND how to work with them to finally achieve success...

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Success OR Failure:

How to identify the hidden forces that will sabotage your goal-getting results AND how to make them work FOR YOU!

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When you're reaching for a goal, you'll do everything you can think of to set yourself up for success – BUT most of us actually fall into FAILURE in 6 weeks or less!

 

It's not your fault: Here's Part 1 of how to identify the hidden forces that will sabotage your goal-getting results AND how to make them work FOR YOU for success...

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Before Santa Snaps

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Are you already faking the holiday cheer, hoping the pretty wrapping paper and ugly Christmas sweaters are hiding the "Oh Holy Night" you start to feel in your soul this time of year?

 

There is so much stress!! Santa's about to snap! And it's not your fault - let's work together on your plan to ease that stress, soothe your soul, and reconnect with your holiday spirit...

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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 Top 3 Signs to Look for - that Other Parents Miss

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Now that the kids are back in school, you may be feeling relief that they’ve got a schedule, a routine again, and time out of the house!

BUT what your kiddo goes through in a school day – physically and mentally – is a LOT different from Summer Mode AND sets up the framework for how they will experience the rest of their lives...

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I've got "Con Plague"

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What that is, & how it could impact you…

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Mayday! Mayday!

What to Watch Out For this month

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Ever been to one of May's fun & fancy events (wedding, graduation), only to suddenly get crabby for no good reason, wake up the next day with a splitting headache, & back pain a couple days later?

What the heck is up with that??

And what can you DO about it?

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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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