A Surprise Law of Healing


The last frontier of medicine is the body-mind connection. How much easier of a job medical doctors would have if they started incorporating this aspect! Many years ago, as a result of stress, I had developed what the medical doctors called a “pre-ulcer condition,” which was basically a made-up name that indicated that the doctor didn’t have a clue as to what Continue Reading →

Salad Days the Easy Way

Do you ever find yourself in this scenario that has played out all too often in my household? It’s dinnertime.  The main dish is nearly done, but I haven’t had time to make a salad and I realize that I really would like a salad.  Well, it doesn’t make itself, and it isn’t made in a snap, what with all the cleaning, drying and chopping. Continue Reading →

Another Silly, Fun Exercise You’ve Never Heard of


Laugh all you want, call it silly exercise for people who don’t give a whit what others think, but is your body as sleek as this gal’s? And are you having this much fun when you exercise? You can watch Joanna Rohrback in action and read more about her here:  http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/05/exercise-youre-doing-it-wrong/276395/; her website is http://prancercise.com. I have wondered how people in Continue Reading →

The more TV I watch, the fitter I get

Aunt Edna on the rebounder

Maybe you’ve heard that one of the deadliest things we can do is sit around a lot.  Well, modern life involves a lot of sitting.  We sit and eat breakfast, sit in our cars on our way to work, sit at work, on our way home, while eating dinner, watching TV, browsing the internet, reading, crocheting, quilting, playing games.  With Continue Reading →

Vacuum and Sweep Without Backache: Waltz With Your Vacuum

Boy sweeping

I imagine you know how to use your equipment — what I’m concerned with is:  How are you using your body? My Bowen Therapy clients often complain of back pain when sweeping or vacuuming; they have had to find someone else to do it for them.   There is a pervasive tendency to bend forward when doing these chores, but Continue Reading →