Foam Rolling How Tos & Videos

  *Three mistakes with using a foam roller. *What it is and isn't:  In sharing some how tos on foam rolling, much of what you know about it is contrary to what it actually is.  It isn't a workout; yes it can be uncomfortable and painful in the beginning, no it doesn't take a lot … Continue reading Foam Rolling How Tos & Videos

🐻Momma Bear(s)🐻

In my recent read "Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Learn" by John C Maxwell, I stumbled across a humorous story. The particular chapter was on "what happens when we don't take responsibility". Point 2 in this chapter is when "we have unrealistic perspective of how life works" and the pitfall of comparing ourselves to others. … Continue reading 🐻Momma Bear(s)🐻

Yoga For Healthy Aging ~ Understanding Vagal Tone (Part 1 &2)

There’s been a lot of talk lately about vagal tone and how yoga can help to maintain healthy vagus nerve function, in effect providing “high vagal tone.” (That’s a good thing.) It basically means that the body and brain function more resiliently under stress. It can even reduce allostatic load, which is the amount of … Continue reading Yoga For Healthy Aging ~ Understanding Vagal Tone (Part 1 &2)

Yes, the Pandemic Is Ruining Your Body

“Even if you don’t get COVID-19, the pandemic might destroy you anyway.” Muscles, bones, skin, hair, even vision - “For many people, the physical ramifications of a year or more in isolation will be temporary, or at least largely reversible. For some, though, the accumulated toll of the pandemic’s disruptions to daily life could be … Continue reading Yes, the Pandemic Is Ruining Your Body

Just Move: Debunking Myths About Exercise And Sleep

"The more we study physical activity, the more we realize that it doesn't really matter what you do," Lieberman says. "You don't have to do incredible strength training ... to get some benefits of physical activity. There's all different kinds of physical activity, and it's all good in different ways." *On how chairs with backs … Continue reading Just Move: Debunking Myths About Exercise And Sleep

What’s In My (Your) Cup?”

Shared from someone whose cup is full of goodness and inspiration. You are holding a cup of coffee when someone comes along and bumps into you or shakes your arm, making you spill your coffee everywhere. Why did you spill the coffee? "Because someone bumped into me!!!" Wrong answer. You spilled the coffee because there … Continue reading What’s In My (Your) Cup?”