Lebanon, PA-Who is not familiar with the amygdala hijacking ‘CRUSH IT’ culture? You know; the screaming fitness or business coach telling you to go out and crush it, sleep less, and stomp upon your enemies. It is a wildfire in my profession, and I find it to be one of the unhealthiest behaviors in an industry about health.
It has been said, "first me, then and then me", but how do we consider this phrase? do we really pay attention to our self? Or do we simply use these words to increase our ego and show people that I am as they want me to be and that if I help myself in things, I am wrong?
In an era where everyone seems to be discussing mental health, it may be time for each of us to do a self inventory. So many of us relate to the faces of depression, the sad, expressionless, apathetic masks worn by so many suffering from Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). However, many of us face the day with a smile, a sustainable routine and attend to all of our daily needs, including work, children, and other needed obligations. Does this mean we are NOT depressed? Or just not “ happy”, “ satisfied” or is this just considered being “content”?
Only a few dozen addiction recovery homes in Pennsylvania have applied for a license despite the licensing program being designed to bring more oversight to the critical industry.
Teaching is also being the student. I learned a great deal more about my martial arts when I actually had to teach it. I developed a greater awareness of my own physical training through the coaching of my clients. Having to articulate my understanding so others could understand, caused me to look at myself from the outside in. The reciprocal experience of student and teacher is the portal to great magic.
Primary care doctors can perform a fall risk screening if you are old enough to see the risk of you having a fall. Sometimes, to help people prevent a fall we use canes or walkers.
I want to promote a healthy relationship between physicians and the community. I believe prevention is many times the best treatment and building a life with healthy habits is the best way to achieve that.
While the shelter, which can house between 20 and 40 people at one time, has fluctuated it’s numbers in years past, during the COVID-19 pandemic the shelter has been consistently full, according to Erin Timmins, advocacy and prevention supervisor at the YWCA.
Opioid addiction is a treatable, chronic medical disease involving interactions among brain circuits, genetics, the environment and the individual
by Vandon Tricamo, Certified Personal Trainer, Moon Dragon Fitness If you want change, you must...