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4 Tips for Grieving and Letting Go
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4 Tips for Grieving and Letting Go

2020 has hands down been the hardest year for so many people–myself included. For a lot of people, it was a year of major transitions, transformation, challenges, obstacles, loss, and letting go. For some, it was the year of many blessings, of finding or confirming love, and a year of new beginnings. I’m writing this […]

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How to Have Good Posture When Sitting

with Caitlin Parsons, owner of Caitlin Parsons Yoga Therapy and Aligned, a monthly wellness membership program. Let’s be real, sitting for extended periods of time is simply not good for our bodies–we need to find a way to have good posture when sitting. Our bodies were simply not meant to be in the same position […]

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How You Can Use Yoga for Neck Pain

According to MayoClinic, neck pain is a really common complaint for many people. So the question is–can we really use yoga for neck pain? I believe neck pain is so common due to the increase in technology–looking down to use our phones more often and sitting more than normal. Neck pain is often caused by […]

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My Journey With Pain + What’s Helping Heal.

          I’m experiencing back pain like I’ve never experienced before.           Low back pain, neck and shoulder aches, and pain, hip pain, knee pain… I’ve had them all but they don’t compare to this time.           It’s a stop-what-you’re-doing-and-listen-to-me kind of pain.     […]

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The Magic in Learning to Slow Down & Stop Forcing
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The Magic in Learning to Slow Down & Stop Forcing

          As I was crawling across the floor, I wished for the moment to be over and for all of these eyes to be looking anywhere else but at me. I felt restricted. My chest felt tight. I started to breathe faster and more shallow. Anxiety was creeping in but I […]

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How to Reduce Stress and Live a Balanced Life //
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How to Reduce Stress and Live a Balanced Life //

          Before we dive into the juiciness of this post… let’s get really real.           Like, really real–let’s talk about Stress, baby!           Stress, according to Medline Plus , stress is “a feeling of emotional or physical tension. It can come from any event […]

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Five Things You Need to Consider To Overcome Hip Pain
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Five Things You Need to Consider To Overcome Hip Pain

          Hip pain can be really challenging for a lot of people and also really scary.           Have you ever went to get up from sitting down for a while and feel like your hip has given out?           🙋🏽‍♀️I have… and it’s […]

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5 Stretches for Low Back Pain: A Guide for Every Adult
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5 Stretches for Low Back Pain: A Guide for Every Adult

          Low back pain is one of the most common reasons people visit the doctor, according to HealthLine, and nearly 80% of adults will experience low back pain throughout their lives, according to The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.           Understanding your low back pain […]

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5 Ways to Have Good Posture: A Guide for Dental Hygienists
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5 Ways to Have Good Posture: A Guide for Dental Hygienists

          Having good posture isn’t something that comes naturally in our day in age with the increase of technology and sitting in general, especially as hygienists. In fact, most hygienists struggle to have good posture even AFTER going to ergonomics classes and implementing what they’ve recommended.           […]

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3 Reasons Why All Dental Hygienists Need Yoga Therapy
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3 Reasons Why All Dental Hygienists Need Yoga Therapy

The saddest thing I’ve realized lately is how much the dental hygiene profession has normalized pain. What I mean by this is… practitioners who DO NOT experience pain in our profession seem to be the minority. With all of the research I’ve done and people I’ve talked with, I’d say there is less than 5% […]

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5 Stretches That Have Drastically Reduced Shoulder Tightness & Tension
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5 Stretches That Have Drastically Reduced Shoulder Tightness & Tension

          Do you, or have you ever experienced pain or discomfort in your shoulders or neck? You are NOT alone! Students, friends, family, co-workers, and even strangers are constantly expressing that they are in pain, and specifically, that their neck and shoulders are so tight they hurt.         […]

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Stress Less: how letting go of my attachment to to-do lists released so much stress and anxiety
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Stress Less: how letting go of my attachment to to-do lists released so much stress and anxiety

          I grew up with the understanding that the more you do and the quicker you do it, the more productive you were.            If you know me well enough, you probably know that I have a love for making to-do lists.  I’m a go-go-go person and […]

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