What a perfect time to create a virtual book club! It’s an opportunity to see friends who you miss due to COVID restrictions (from anywhere in the country or world!) and an opportunity to get healthy with the support of like-minded friends.
When most of us think of ‘spirit’ or ‘spirituality,’ things like a moral code, religious services or houses of worship come to mind. And that’s fine. But, tending to your spirit doesn’t necessarily require a heavenly choir or a donation box. Spirituality can be thought of in broader, less religious terms and still help guide you through tough times, supporting your emotional health.
We are constantly bombarded with ideas to create a healthier lifestyle. Change your diet, increase your exercise, meditate daily, sleep more, be grateful… And while we probably need a little of all of these, most people aren’t going to wake up tomorrow and perfectly implement every “health tip” you read. Baby steps will help you get there.
Thanksgiving, the official kickoff day of the holiday season, is upon us, and yes, this one is going to be a little unusual. For many of us, plans are still somewhat up in the air. With the pandemic in full swing and showing no signs of abating, the smart money is on the ‘abundance of caution’ approach as we make our way through this particular holiday go-round.
After a workout or fitness class it's common for people to reach for a foam roller to apply deep pressure into their muscles. Used by athletes and fitness enthusiasts, foam rolling is now the most popular form of ‘self manual therapy’ due to its low cost and its widespread availability. While many praise their effectiveness, there is still great debate amongst practitioners and researchers in the medical field regarding their efficacy and effect on the body.