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Breathing is Underrated!

You probably didn't know that next week is National Capture the Sunset Week. Personally, I don't believe anyone could actually capture something as beautiful as the sunset. Here in Otis, we have gorgeous sunsets every night all year long. I have attempted many times to photograph this natural beauty...

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Have You Heard of International Yoga Day?

Yoga originated in India over 5,000 years ago, now that's staying power! On December 11, 2014, The United Nations declared June 21, to be International Yoga Day. This date was selected because it is the longest day of the year and holds special significance in many cultures. Cool! It's also pretty ...

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Balance an Egg on its tip on the Solstice!

My Aunt Millie could balance an egg on its end on the summer Solstice. She insisted that everyone could do it, but only on that day. As kids, we could never manage it at all. As an adult, I looked it up, and sure enough, you should be able to do this; BUT on any […]

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What Do Snowshoes and Brain Health Have In Common?

This past weekend, I tried out my new snowshoes. Saturday was a glorious day in the Berkshires – I didn't even need my big arctic coat! It didn’t take long before my heart was pumping right along with my arms, and it was fun to breathe in air that didn't freeze my lungs on its […]

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Is Brain Degeneration Avoidable? – YES!

Did you know that scientists predict that the number of people with dementia and Alzheimer’s will triple in the next few decades? The most important NEW information is that this is not a disease of age, or something that everyone just gets In fact, memory loss is not a “normal” part of aging a...

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Halloween Fun Just For You!

Recently, a reader remarked that much of what I discuss and share in these posts is very serious. Although I attempt to bring a bit of humor into my writing, it's true that relieving back pain or preventing dementia is something that I take very seriously, and I share anything I learn which can help...

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Surefire Way To Accomplish Your Goals by Year End!

Wow, today is 10-17-17. That seems crazy to write. How did it get to be 2017? Where have I been since singing along with Jimmy Buffet “where the party will be on Jan 1, 2001”? The years have flown by and now I’m 65. (Paul McCartney reached this age long before I did, and he […]

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