Life at the Basic Level…. Survival

This past week I witnessed and experienced first hand to see how the body can be amazing, and frightening, all at the same time. If we want to get down to the very basic level of the human body’s experience… our only “job” is to survive. I know that sounds

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No is a Complete Sentence

I was reminded a lot this past week that “no” is a complete sentence. For many of us, we have been conditioned or subconsciously taught that anytime we say “no” to a question we have to then add our justification for that simple decision. Maybe it is due to us

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Short and Long Term Effects of Trauma

Yesterday I was reminded that 1 + 1 doesn’t always equal 2. It’s fascinating how you can learn new skills by breaking up the task in smaller chunks of work and once you excel at those smaller chunks, the total task may still need some work to make everything cohesive.

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Playground Fitness

Hello Everyone! Sarah Eldrige, DPT here. It can be hard for all of us to make time for exercise. For me it has become harder since becoming a mom; currently mom of Isabelle 5 and Declan 3. I also know the tremendous benefit of regular physical activity so as much

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Using “and” Instead of “but”

A lot of my conversations lately, both in the clinic and privately, have seemed to evolve into a discussion regarding language and how it can shape a person’s experiences, belief systems, and actions. This blurb can go in many directions but I want to focus on one conversation that I’ve

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I Am Driving the Struggle Bus Today

Today, I asked for help. I (Christina) have been consistently writing this newsletter for a year and recently I have been starting to get a writer’s block…. that’s why the email lately has been reaching your inboxes on Tuesdays or Wednesdays. So, I reached out today for some help from

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