Wellness Tuesday: 9 Ways Emotions Effect Health

    Recently, our pastor did a series on choices.  One of his first sermons in the series was on emotions. Naturally, he used emotional eating as one of his points.  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve turned to food to squelch not my hunger, but my emotions. Some affects our emotions have on our health are: Back […]

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Wellness Tuesday: 5 Cases Studies on the Effect of Wellness

I’ve written previously about the effects of being overweight.  However, I want to share some real life examples. Randy* has been overweight all of his life.  He’s done as little physical exercise as possible and ate whatever he wanted.  Now in his mid-50’s, he has had a heart attack, is unable to walk, sleeps in a recliner, takes a shot […]

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Wellness Tuesday: 5 Exercises to Help Upper Back Pain

Last week I shared 5 exercises for lower back pain.  This week, let’s look at exercises for upper back pain. Again, consult a physician before trying any type of exercise. Lying knee twists– Lie on your back with your legs extended straight out. Bend the right knee up and cross it over the left side of your body.  Hold for […]

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Wellness Tuesday: 5 Exercises to Help Lower Back Pain

  For years I have dealt with significant back pain.  This has been a Catch-22 because I need to lose weight, yet I often injure my back when exercising. I move frequently in my job and am beginning to see some weight loss. However, there are times when the pain is too much.   When this is the case, I just […]

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