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In a nutshell: You can expect it to be difficult to start exercising regularly. Obstacles will be in your way. You will find that everything is against you. You will think that everything is bad. This is normal and it happens to all of us. Be gentle with yourself, but also keep doing it, removing … Continue reading Resistance
My latest endeavor is pole dancing. I'm terrible at it, but I know I'll do it better, I get a kick out of it and it's physically challenging. I could also use a bit of grace and yes, it's sensual, and I felt funny about that at first. I had that feeling that I don't … Continue reading We Need Coaches
Peter Elias, MD recommended this website with stories from medicine. It also has patient stories. In a time when there's seemingly never enough time to read a good book, you can fit in sometime to read a good story. Pulse - Voices from the Heart of Medicine - https://pulsevoices.org/index.php Telling the personal story of health … Continue reading Online Resources, Stories: Pulse – voices from the heart of medicine
I suspect you too have wondered what's going on with all the health news that seem to contradict each other: coffee is good for you, coffee is not good for you; butter is good for you, butter is not good for you. How do you make sense of it and how do you make decisions? … Continue reading Online Resource: HealthNewsReview.org Quality Health News Journalism
The JAMA®, the Journal of the American Medical Association published a series of articles showing the benefits of exercise for everyone, pointing out exercise types for each age group, and promoting exercise in general as the best way to keep healthy. The project was funded by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). … Continue reading JAMA article: The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans
I found Dr. Mirkin's newsletter both informational and inspirational. Gets me back to exercising when I feel like slacking, and reinforces how important it is to keep pushing. "I think everyone should have a regular exercise program, and it is never too late to start. See How to Start an Exercise Program. Do not start an … Continue reading Exercise a little, exercise a lot… It’s all good!