Posture Affects Your Health

I just finished teaching my annual Chakra Healing Class… and one of the most interesting topics came up. On of the participants (thank you Steve!) mentioned that he noticed becoming more short of breath when his posture slumped.   That brought on a wonderful discussion of all the different ways that poor posture literally physically affects your health… …everything from dry mouth and dental issues to decreased oxygenation, decreased sleep quality and even increased ADHD symptoms!     But posture affects more than just our physical body… it affects our spirit.   In class I shared a link to this […]

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The Secret To A Long Life

Recently published on Jan 24, 2015 in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition yet another study has come out showing that prolonged sitting each day is associated with an increased risk of death from all causes… …including: cancer cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. And important to note: exercising did not protect against this risk or prolong life… …even those who exercised strenuously had a higher risk of death if there were prolonged periods of sitting in between work outs.   Turns out, sitting 6 hours or more a day raises your mortality risk no matter how hard you exercise

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