Kathi's Blog

Fitness For Your Brain

One of the most interesting bits of information that I have come across when researching for my program on Neuroplasticity is the finding that the combination of aerobic exercise (not Yoga, Tai Chi, or even strength training) and a strong social network gives us a MUCH better chance of retaining goo...

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Is Being “Pain Free” Really Possible?

Is Being "Pain Free" Really Possible? That depends on what those words mean to you. Do I wake up with aches and a bit stiff sometimes? You betcha! I didn't get to be an adventurous 65 year old without sprains and breaks at some point. BUT, am I pain free? YES! Because I know exactly […]

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To Gluten or Not To Gluten…

Have you thought about going gluten free? Have you wondered what all the buzz is about? Well, I have just reached my one year anniversary of being gluten free. I originally went gluten free to see if it would help my psoriasis. Sadly, it has not. There have been other benefits that I hadn't counted ...

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Pilates Proven To Help Back Pain!

So many people with back and or neck pain, and so many options for relief that they have not been told about... It’s frustrating when you go your doctor, get an examination and a referral to a specialist, then go through more test and exams with that doc – sometimes after waiting months for your...

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A Remedy As Old As #Hippocrates

A while back I wrote about a remedy I'd found which science showed dated back to Hippocrates. It was Black Elderberry Extract and he used it for upper respiratory issues, ear infections, etc. I passed the recipe around at that time and I tried it myself a few times. While it most certainly tasted li...

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Is Your Brain Plastic!?

The progress that medical science has made in recent years is truly amazing to me. From using 3D medical technology to replace lost limbs and heart valves, to the deeper understanding of brain plasticity (neuroplasticity) and how we can repair brain damage that was previously thought permanent... Th...

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Can Your Mind Really Heal Your Body?

I'm sure you've heard things said before like, "mind over body" or, "your mind can heal anything," but do you ever think to yourself, "that's easier said than done!" After all, if you're like most people, you don't have time to sit around like a Buddist Monk, meditating for hours a day, focusing on...

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Make 2017 Your Best Year Yet!

With the start of each new year, many of us take an inventory of what we've accomplished in the past year, contemplate where we'd like to go this year, and then set some goals for ourselves. It's a tradition that has been around for at least as long as I've been alive... The problem is […]

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