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Don’t let the same things slide every day. Find balance to find joy.


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Change Your Movement, Change Your Brain: Using Your Body To Increase Your Brain Power

Brain Power

Being aware of how you move your body can help you think more clearly and turn up the dial on your brainpower. Research shows that the brain can take cues from body movements to understand and solve complex problems.

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Bust A Move: Your Brain Loves It!



“A living body is not a fixed thing but a flowing event, like a flame or a whirlpool.” -Alan Watts

The above quote from British author and philosopher Alan Watts in his book of essays Does It Matter reminds me that I live in a very adaptable, fluid chamber and in every moment I have the choice and ability to move in it…. and with it.  And when I do, my engine revs up, my brain turns on the creative TV channel in my mind’s eye and my body joins in the dance by relaxing, yet feeling energized at the same time.

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This Will Make You A Hero

super hero

I have a challenge for you. But first, check out one of my favorite quotes:

“You are the hero of your own story.”  —Joseph Campbell

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How To Be In Your Body - Part Two

For years, I was a walking cerebrum.  Most doctors are. It’s what we’re trained to do. As a physician, you can’t sleep when you’re tired, eat when you’re hungry, pee when your bladder is full, rest when you’re sick, get it on when you’re horny, or stop operating when your arms are killing you from manipulating heavy instruments in a small dark hole. So you learn to dissociate from your body. It’s a healthy adaptation that gets you through medical school and residency and helps you keep on keepin’ on when you feel like quitting.

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A Healthy Way to Lose Weight

Movement: A Healthy Way to Lose Weight

No matter where you are with your health, consider today your fresh start – even if you are already active and eat well, each of us can stand to “kick it up a notch.”  Today, you can begin a journey that has no destination; it is a journey of discovery and action – a healthy way to lose weight.

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Nia: Embody The Skin You’re In

When I heard that Debbie Rosas, founder of the Nia movement classes was going to be teaching a dance class at Mama Gena’s School of Womanly Arts, I thought “Sign me up.” I grew up taking dance classes and was in a ballet company in my younger years. Someone told me Nia was part dance, part martial arts, part healing arts, and as a dancer/doctor, I thought, “Perfect!”

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