Years of obesity takes it toll on the body. Back pain, joint pain, and other types of chronic pain are common ailments even after we’ve dropped our excess weight. Anyone who suffers from chronic pain understands the time between pain medication refills or doctors appointments put you under a lot of stress. And when you […]
Home is our sanctuary. Or it should be. In the past I used to get home from the office and de-stress with food. Some folks replace stress eating with alcohol after bariatric surgery. But I love to come home now and know that I will relax and unwind naturally, without turning to food or alcohol. […]
Is meditation just New Age mumbo-jumbo? Hardly. Meditation, nearly as old as humanity, always has been part of Eastern religions. Through meditation, we learn mindfulness, which focuses on self-empowerment through increasing awareness of being in the present moment. This enables us to overcome matters that stress us. “It’s not the events of our lives that […]
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