Pumpkin Power

Ingredients 800 grams kent or butternut pumpkin peeled, seeded and diced canola oil spray 150 grams snow peas trimmed 1/4 cup walnuts or pecans roughly chopped 75 grams spinach leaves Dressing 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon honey Directions Pre-heat oven to 180°C Place pumpkin on…




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Learning to manage the three types of stress

There are many kinds of stress, but they tend to fall into one of three groups – physical stress, chemical stress, and emotional stress. Frankly, most of us experience all three at some time in our lives, but often there may be one or two main areas that can be…




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June is Men’s Health Month.

Men are a complicated breed. Some are all fist bumps, cold beers, and sports. Others are more finger snaps, chai tea, and a weekend at the theater. But where ever you or your loved ones fall within this vast spectrum, one thing for sure- men need to take better care…




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The power that made the body.

The power that made the body heals the body. Nature needs no help, just no interference. We live in an age where awareness of the right thing to do in respect to our own wellness is ubiquitous. The challenging question is why we do not. Why would we not choose…




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Simple steps to prevent tech neck.

Raise the phone. Move the cell phone (and other devices) to eye level so the head doesn’t have to be tilted. Take frequent breaks. Spend some time away from the phone—or any type of head-forward posture. Change positions when texting—lying on one’s back is an excellent way to relieve pressure…




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Fond Farewell…

As some of you know, in my crazy work schedule/life I’ve been juggling three different jobs plus the pursuance of my performing career; in that order. Recently I found myself wanting to give more to my passion in theater and have finally, after three years of hard work, found myself…




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Ouch!!! I’ve got Tech Neck! What do I do

  First of all, DON’T just treat your pain by taking over the counter meds, or even worse, prescription pain drugs. DO get professionally assessed. Tech neck is chronic. Reminding yourself to “sit up straight” doesn’t’ work. Your head being too far forward is embedded in your neurology, and the…




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Tech Neck

  On Thursday our office is closed to patients. But that doesn’t mean play time for me. Thursday is the day I’m glued to my computer all day long getting caught up on patient notes, emails, and other things like…. writing newsletters. So by mid-afternoon, my neck is stiff and…




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