Essential Oil 101: Clove

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Did you know that our mouths can tell a lot about our internal health?  There have been research studies that linked our oral hygiene to coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and cancers.  For example, mouth lesions may be the first signs of HIV infection, aphthous ulcers are occasionally a manifestation of Celiac or Crohn’s disease, and pale and bleeding gums … Read More

Finding The Balance in The Journey to Stopping Neck Pain, Part 3

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Finding the right balance in life is crucial for happiness in life.  The definition of happiness is different for everyone.  This cannot be any more true for the care of neck and head pain.  In “Our Mighty Duck…Quack! Quack! Quack! (How to Manage Neck Pain)” I explained how this balance is important in the role of the neck, metaphorically and literally. … Read More

Hidden Reasons for Nagging Neck Pain, Part 2

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Nagging.  What do you think of?  Something that does not go away and annoys your personal space of serenity.  You tell that person or remove that nagging thing but it comes back.  One may think of a nagging spouse.  One may think of a nagging boss.  In this case, I am talking about the nagging neck pain.  If you have … Read More

Hidden Causes of “Nagging” Neck Pain, Part 1

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Do you have a pain in the neck?  Literally or metaphorically, physically or emotionally, managing neck pain can be a simple fix or something more comprehensive.  In the first article of this series, “Our Mighty Duck! Quack! Quack! Quack! (How to Manage Neck Pain, Part 1) ” I elaborated on how our neck is heavily impacted by the idea of … Read More

Our Mighty Duck…Quack! Quack! Quack! (How to Manage Neck Pain, Part 1 – The Why)

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Remember the movie, “The Mighty Ducks” staring Emilio Estevez?  It was an 80’s feel good movie of a group of underdog children overcoming many challenges to win the hockey championship.  I love this movie and apparently I am not the only one because there are two sequels to the original.  I am dating myself by choosing to use this analogy … Read More

3 Easy Tips On How to Love Your Liver

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What would you give for an effective and reliable “right hand” assistant?  Behind every great leader or CEO, there is an assistant that keeps the day organized and “flowing”.  In “Welcome to Our “Right Hand”, the Liver”, I used this analogy to explain our liver Qi in eastern medicine.  Our liver is responsible for the smooth flow of qi.  When … Read More

Welcome to Our “Right Hand”, The Liver!

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When a company or a leader does well, there is usually an assistant that does all the grunt work.  Overworked and underpaid like Andrea “Andy” Sachs from the movie “Devil Wears Prada.”  This does not always have to be the case and should not.  The “right hand” can perform much better when one feels their work is appreciated and important.   … Read More

How to Undo Butt (Gluteus Maximus Muscle) Amnesia or Just Get a Rear Lift

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Do you suffer from knee pain? back pain? neck pain? hip pain? ankle sprains or pain?  Do you want to walk up the stairs easier, carry your grandchildren, play golf or tennis with your friends, jump higher, move faster?  The gluteal region is important for everything but we sit on it all day long.  Technology and society makes it too convienent to not engage … Read More