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Why Does Positive Change Take So Long to Stick?

Perhaps you’re finding it takes frustratingly long to recover from an injury or build up the stamina and strength you need for something you aspire to do.  You may wonder, “What’s holding things up?!? Why is this taking so long?!?”. Well, a lot of it comes down to habits – good or bad – and … Read more

Are You Making Things Worse?

Just like Shrek; humans are like onions. We both have layers. Sometimes when you’re on a path towards better mobility and strength, you will find yourself wondering if you’re creating new problems.  While the ability to tell the difference between pain that is injurious vs the discomforts that come from good challenge and growth are … Read more

The Pain Isn’t Always Where The Problem Is

Are stretches, exercises, heat, massage or something else failing to get rid of your symptoms?! Maybe… The pain is not where the problem is! Ok, I’m using the term ‘pain’, but you can insert any annoying and undesirable sensation you might be experiencing… Either way, it’s easy to zoom right in on the area that is most obviously … Read more

Embracing Challenge: When Stress is Used for Good

The word ‘Stress’ gets a bad wrap – poor guy… Most minds immediately go to the kind of stress concerning things like bills, confrontation, deadlines, and big responsibilities. But stress – or ‘a stressor’ – is actually just an umbrella term for any event, circumstance, or condition that triggers a response – be it physical, … Read more