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Workplace Wellness: Start Managing Missed Work Due to Back Pain

If you could improve your employees’ health and reduce absenteeism, would you? “I threw out my back.” “I was injured at work.” “I’m on disability.” The stinging pain points of missed work from back pain: Scary statistics of back pain in the USA “Low back pain (LBP) is the most common type of back pain, […]

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Bipolar Disorder Shock to Sadness author Gwenn Jones

Raw Bipolar Disorder Shock to Sadness; How I Diffused a Volatile Encounter

Ever had a frenzied ordeal inches from your face? Did you wonder how you might cut and run with no bloodshed? by Gwenn Jones, CPT May 25, 2023 Among the endearing, history-laden towns in the Sierra Nevada foothills sits a precious king of the Mother Lode. My several visits to this tender territory begged a

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Fix Your Slouchy Posture with Minutes Using the Farmer’s Walk

Streamlining the farmer’s walk 2X per week spawns gangsta-like power by Gwenn Jones, CPT April 10, 2023 Q: What is a healthy hurricane for the body, yet simple for the brain?  A: The perfect recipe called the Farmer’s Walk.  As a functional training specialist, I’m all over this like hot lava whether you’re a gym

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Wildlife article about Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer from YogaGrit.com

My Saturday Breakfast with Earth Odyssey’s Dylan Dreyer in the Jungle

I never miss Saturday mornings with TV’s Earth Odyssey. My prep is crucial: 1) cushions fluffed, 2) piping hot French roast, and 3) my laptop. Laptop? Yep, now guns are loaded. Article by Gwenn Jones, CPT March 22, 2023 Lion photo by jean wimmerlin on Unsplash Flamingo photo by Alan Emery on Unsplash Animal TV

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Proper focus during a stretch exercise, Gwenn Jones from YogaGrit

Refining focus: My Sumptuous Stretch Recipe for You

Refining focus to take your stretch to the highest level and reclaim your body by Gwenn Jones, CPT September 1, 2022 A little harmony is offered here to follow-up YG’s article on Better Body Function: Effective breathing during stretching is a vital contributor. Smooth, steady breath relaxes the muscles while increasing circulation. All things great.

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Interrupt, Disrupt, Destroy (a dark poem)

The Good Club converts looming ruination to reclamation INTERRUPT, DISRUPT, DESTROY… A hard-hitting, dark composition representing reactions of today’s unthinkable wave of fraud and violence – against the innocent. This piece was written during a particular week of severe and unnecessary acts in the U.S.. Honest thoughts are torrent here. [Not for the weak-stomach.] by

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Raisins: Benefits, Side Effects & How Best To Eat

They may appear unappealing with their aged appearance and shriveled texture, but raisins are whole, nutrient-dense, and minimally processed foods that are extremely versatile in the kitchen. They can be rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals, energy, and electrolytes.  by Meenakshi Nagdeve; last updated June 16, 2021; Medically reviewed by Vanessa Voltolina (MS, RD)  Known to

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Using eye pillow in corpse pose yoga shavasana

Want Easy Extra Bliss for Your Yoga Savasana? Try this

Just when you think yoga savasana couldn’t get better… this easy-peasy, cheap prop will bring you to new ecstasy. It will enlighten you, release you, and seduce you into yoga paradise by Gwenn Jones, CPT July 18, 2022 Yoga Savasana might seem ineffectual if you’re relatively new to yoga practice or have a distracted mind.

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Three people at the beach doing 5-pointed star pose in yoga in article Tackling clinical depression using group exercise activities that benefit YOU and build accountability

An Outstanding Way Group Exercise Masters Long-Term Blues

Whether a Corporate VP or a stay-at-home parent, use this constructive advice to pull you out of depression from this writer’s own experience by Gwenn Jones, CPT May 26, 2022; updated June 30, 2023 Group fitness has flipped far and away from the old 80s coddle to young skinnies in shiny tights. (Thank you.) Still

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