What Happens When We 'Throw Out Our Back'?
by Cheryl Harris, Licensed Massage Therapist
Oftentimes I hear clients tell me they were reaching for something, or lifting something and they tried to move back to standing straight and BOOM! The back seizes up, there is a LOT of pain and they sometimes can't move, or if they can, it is very, very painful. So why did their back do this? My experience in helping people through this type of injury is that it often has to do with posture or muscles that have tightened down and can't 'breathe' anymore, and so they throw themselves into spasm. The pain is merely a direct voice to your brain and neural system that something is wrong or off and "can you please pay attention to this part of your body?"
The next question someone may ask is "What do I do about this?" Massage. Yep, I'll say it again. Massage....Click here to continue reading
Free 21 Day Meditation Challenge
Oprah and Deepak
Manifesting Grace Through Gratitude
Starting July 13
To follow up, Tammy White, certified instructor, Chopra Center, will be offering an advanced course on mediation starting in August at EQUIVITA. The dates of the training are August 8, 9 and 15, with a two hour session each day.
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Acceptance is a tricky thing. It is a word often used to encourage people to give up the stress that they have over things that are not within their control to change. Which brings up an even more challenging notion of trying to determine how to know what is within your control and what is not ...click here to continue reading
July Freedom Streak
I took my eye off the goal and let it wander to anything and everything else.
All of this brought me around to a conversation Tami and I had a few months ago about creative process and what it looks like for us, and by extension how different it looks for everyone. And how to roll with it. Now, to be clear, creative process doesn't limit itself to art. Everything we do is a creative process. Our ideas become intentions and move into action. And a million other things in between. So start to notice what that's like for you. Do you move directly into action?....click here to continue reading