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In my previous newsletter, I mentioned an inspiring trainer’s concept of breaking away from one-size-fits-all “Starbucks thinking.” To honor my new-found adventurous spirit, I signed up for an activity that I hadn’t tried before. It’s called Nia. Nia is a fun, go-with-the-flow group cardio workout that combines martial arts, dance, and healing arts. Based on… Read more »

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You’ve been following my series on maintaining energy. You understand all the common Energy Zappers and Energy Fixes in theory. But in practice…maybe it’s not so easy to see how the 3Rs fit into your own experience. How about an example to demonstrate? Meet Janet. Janet is a middle manager at a corporation that has… Read more »

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In the last article, we discussed three lifestyle habits that can deplete energy reserves. But the damage doesn’t stop there. A person who runs out of steam typically either sinks to a lethargy fueled by exhaustion (yawn), or launches into a stress-filled attempt to beat the clock to get every last thing done (whew). This… Read more »

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Last week I handed all the patients who came into my office a checklist of health challenges that they face. They were asked to rate them by priority. The results: #1 was lack of energy. It even outranked weight issues, much to my surprise. So in May’s newsletters, I will share some of the ways… Read more »

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Allergies, pardon the expression, are nothing to sneeze at. Countless people suffer symptoms triggered by things as harmless as spring blossoms. All the sniffling, sinus headaches, itchy eyes, and other symptoms of the season can add up to lots of work and leisure time lost. But it doesn’t have to be that way. In my… Read more »

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Getting relief begins with understanding yourself and making a decision to take control—yep, it’s my 3R System to the rescue. You can do something to help your situation. Suffering is optional when you Recognize, Reframe, and Reclaim. RECOGNIZE what’s going on. Start by taking stock of your situation, then ask yourself what you have done… Read more »

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If you answered “yes,” believe me, I sympathize with your discomfort. I buy extra Kleenex for myself every spring, too. When patients come in looking for relief from allergy symptoms, we always start with the basics. Here are the questions we most often address. I know something in this will help you, too. Is it… Read more »

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If you’re a headache sufferer, you know that there are times when it’s virtually impossible to look, feel, think, and live your best. Debilitating headaches can cripple your personal as well as professional life, often resulting in postponing activities, deadlines, and daily tasks for hours or even days. My 3Rs are great for identifying solutions… Read more »