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Sleep Matters, But Your Bedtime Probably Matters More

I was reminded recently (and for the 78th time) that getting to bed by 11 changes how I feel in the morning, regardless of how many hours of sleep I get. It’s been a bit of a challenge to get … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Omega-6, and Magnesium

I’ve been away too long and I have so much to tell you but not enough time for all of the details, so I will start posting daily until I’ve brought you up to speed withe everything I’ve learned since … Continue reading

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Pink Blues

Sorry I’ve been away. It’s not for a dearth of things to say, just out there doing things and less time to compose. The new motto for this month is “good enough is the new perfect”. All you recovering perfectionists … Continue reading

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The Power of Belief

I have been reading a lot recently about the mind/body connection in my research on mindfulness and meditation, but also in other places, like literature about alternative medicine. EFT is one form of such alternative healing. Others include Reiki, acupuncture, … Continue reading

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Free Online Talk about Mindless Eating

This series has already started, but I wanted to make you aware of the opportunity. The National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine (NICABM) has a weekly teleseminar series. I try to tune in to these when I can. It’s free … Continue reading

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Failure IS an Option

Last year I had started to read on Dr. Mercola’s website and in other blogs about how interval training was showing benefits beyond traditional ways of exercising. I had heard about Fartlek training’s superior ability to improve fitness for runners … Continue reading

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How Not to Sleep

As a follow-up to my challenge to you to get more sleep, I thought you might like a reminder of what we currently know about having the night of your life – sleeping, that is. We all do things all … Continue reading

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No Rest for the Wicked

I am sure you’ve heard a lot about how important sleep is. I see Dr. Oz and the morning shows occasionally talk about sleep hygiene (aka, habits that increase quality of sleep), but I think a lot of people just … Continue reading

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Don’t Believe the Hype

Okay Kiddies, time for school. Let’s learn how to read some of the junk fired at us daily that tells us what to do with our health. Here is yet another example of how the “scientific” research model (breaking things … Continue reading

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Health vs. Fitness

I have been more and more interested lately in nutritional health, and in finding a balance that works for me. I am gluten intolerant and have dairy allergies, both confirmed by EnteroLab testing. Went on a Paleo (aka, low carb) … Continue reading

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