Ignoring The Bid

Have you ever been in a conversation with someone and right after you finish, the other person starts talking about a different topic? I mean the moment you stop. It’s as if he didn’t hear

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Why Stretch?

Because you feel tight. Or maybe something hurts. Maybe it’s because you think it’s the right thing to do like before a run or a workout. I had a “ah-hah” moment a while ago when

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Let’s Hang On

I didn’t think too much about getting older until about 60 years of age. Then my sense of time changed. Suddenly, it feels as if there’s not enough time in front of me to do some of things I want

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Why Do We Do The Stuff We Do?

An eternity ago, I fractured my lumbar spine in a failed attempt at dunking a basketball. Yeah, I know. You can save the commentary. Now, you would think, with me being a physical therapist with a long

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Are You Forgetting Stuff More Often?

Yes, I am “directionally challenged”. I kid you not. I can drive a well known route, miss my exit and end up in Round Rock wondering how I got there. Did I forget how to drive home? Do I have,

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How to Use Your Head to Get Ahead

The game was close with each team trading off the lead. With the clock ticking down, we were losing by two points. I got the ball, glanced at the clock. Four seconds. I gave my defender a head fake, he

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Straight Roads Are Boring

I’ve never met a client who has said, “I hope there a lot of twists and turns, unexpected things, and major setbacks in our work together.” Everyone wants a straight road.  Full speed

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How This One Thing Can Help Your Joint Pain

You’ve probably heard that you should be drinking 64 ounces of water per day for optimal health. Have you ever wondered where the suggestion of 64 ounces came from? How is it that everyone needs

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How to Improve Your Balance Without Working on Your Balance

I hear this a lot. ”My balance is just not very good. Doesn’t matter what I do either. I just don’t get much better.” What does “good balance” mean exactly? And I don’t know who

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When Slowing Down Is Not So Good For You

A friend recently said she was concerned about her weight. ”Why is that?” I asked. ”I don’t know. I guess there’s not much you can do about it. It’s just what happens as you get older anyway,”

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