Just 10 more days until Christmas, and if you’re like most, you still have some items left on your shopping list (if not the whole thing!) Here are some great health-conscious suggestions for last minute gift ideas, most under $50. Finding the right gift for that special someone can often be a challenge, but when it comes to crunch time, Christmas shopping can really get overwhelming. To add to your worries, you haven’t been able to come up with any good gifts ideas for the health and fitness minded targets on your list. Or maybe you’re the healthy one and you’re looking for the perfect inspirational gift idea for those.
Oh the irony! When we were kids we wanted nothing more than to stay up late and never go to bed. It felt as though going to sleep, whether at night or for naps, was more of a punishment than a necessity. Little did we know then just how much sleep we actually needed. As we get older, and we find ourselves wanting some much needed rest, the need for more sleep becomes less important than getting quality sleep. Recent studies and science have shown that the need to meet minimum sleep requirements is, in fact, vital to our health, no matter what our age. Why We Need Sleep.
As a Neromuscular Therapist and health practitioner, I will often speak with clients about daily exercise as a way of staying fit and preventing injury. If you’ve read my Healthy Guide to Great Hiking Spots in South Orange County, you know that hiking is an activity that helps me stay fit and that I suggest to others. But for many, that kind of strenuous exercise isn’t possible due to injury or fitness level. Or maybe they just don’t have the time to spend an afternoon hiking around our local hills. Living in South Orange County, we are afforded some of the most beautiful weather anyone could ask for and we.
As a Neuromuscular Therapist, I get to know my clients really well. Through many years of working with my clients at Sagewood Wellness Center, and my training in clinical psychology, I became aware of the fact that oftentimes, their physical condition was a result of something deeper. Stress, fear and anxiety can have a radical detrimental effect on the body and can cause a multitude of physical problems. Many times these conditions, and their symptoms, are treated with prescription medications which can compound the problem. This prompted me to integrate Holistic Counseling into my practice. The techniques that I use in Holistic Counseling sessions (sometimes referred to as Integrated Mind-Body.
Sagewood Wellness Center – Health, Wellness and Balance As a Certified Neuromuscular Therapist and Wellness Practitioner, maintaining balance in body, mind and spirit is a subject that I often discuss here on my blog as well as with my clients. This balance is also the basis for Integrative Mind-Body Therapy which I employ in assisting my clients. I believe that living a balanced lifestyle will typically provide the best health results. Unfortunately, this isn’t an easy journey, and we could all use some inspiration to support us along the way. With this in mind, I wanted to share 25 quotes that relate to health, wellness and yes, balance. They resonate.
I love to hike! It’s a great way to stay active and healthy and I really enjoy exploring and interacting with nature. Between the gorgeous weather and all the beautiful locations to choose from, South Orange County is a hiker’s dream.