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If you're looking to stick around in this life and live it to the fullest, you might be interested in ways that you can optimize your health and give yourself a great shot at living a long, happy, healthy life.
Below are a few easy tricks you can incorporate into your daily routine that have been shown to help boost your health and vitality on multiple levels.
Meditation is a key component of many successful individuals' daily routine and you should try to make it yours. You don't have to get all ritualistic with it, either. Just find a way and a place where you can sit and quiet your mind for 10-20 minutes. You'll catch yourself thinking, to be sure, especially when you first start out. Don't be hard on yourself, just identify the fact that your thinking and let your thoughts drift away along your stream of consciousness.
Instead of simply lifting weights, incorporate some vigorous cardio. Learn a new skill or sport. When you exercise 3-5 times a week you'll achieve more restful sleep and have a more positive mindset.
Make it a point to start eating clean, whole foods. Pay close attention to your diet and incorporate plenty of veggies and clean protein. Stay away from sugars and processed carbs.
Chiropractic treatments have also been shown to help people live healthier, happier lives and also provides drug-free pain relief to injuries and daily wear and tear. Contact Holmes Chiropractic today to schedule your consultation in order to learn more.
So we all feel a little down in the dumps sometimes. Some of us are impacted by depression more than others, some of us clinically so. But, the fact remains that nobody who participates in daily life is impenetrable. Life can deal us all some serious blows. But there are ways to deal with adversity that can often end up leaving us depressed for long periods of time.
Read on for a few ways to get out of depression and increase your productivity and usefulness in your daily life.
If you're feeling bad, maybe you can work your way out of it. The best way to do that is to help other people and get out of your own human drama. You'll be amazed by how quickly you forget your troubles. What was bothering you might even disappear when you're helping those less fortunate.
We know this is cliche, but sometimes we lose sight of the things we have. And, if we don't appreciate the things we have, we're bound to lose them or at the very least take them for granted. Even if it comes down to having free air to breathe, consider yourself fortunate and carry on.
In our technological age, we might seem like we're more connected and closer than ever. But, the fact remains that many people are suffering from adverse health conditions that are magnified by loneliness and depression. The best way to counteract this effect is to get involved with a community of some sort. It's therapeutic in more ways than one!
Getting a chiropractic adjustment will make you feel amazing and has been shown to reduce and treat anxiety and depression the drug-free, all-natural way. Contact Holmes Chiropractic today to schedule your consultation.
During your recovery days it's tempting to sit back and relax. Some of us might even end up cacthing up on entire seasons of TV shows, streaming while maybe not sticking to our healthy diets, and most likely not taking full advantage of daylight hours.
Below are a few ways to make your recovery days a little more active.
Taking a yoga class or building your very own yoga practice at home is a great idea to help reduce overall wear and tear your body experiences on your active days. Yoga helps your joints and muscles, not to mentions strikes the perfect mind/body balance.
Shoot some hoops or take that nature hike you've been meaning to take. You won't need to get too strenuous, but simply getting outdoors will make you feel good and feel like you've gotten something done on your off day.
Going to the chiropractor on your off day is a great idea because you'll be giving your body pain-relief, not to mention increase your range of motion and flexibility. You'll also glean countless benefits from chiropractic care, from physical to neurological.
Contact Holmes Chiropractic today to schedule your chiropractic consultation.
Advanced Biostructural Chiropractic has to do with restoring the spine, giving it the structure it was meant to have all along. ABC is effective in a way that other chiropractic techniques due to its enhanced immediacy and its progressive nature, meaning your spine will get better and better over time.
You'll start to feel a difference after your very first adjustment. Your body will feel more balanced, light, centered, almost like you're floating.
If your vertebra gets pushed forward, there are no muscles that can pull your vertebra back to the center as there are on the sides of your body. So any sort of trauma that pushed your vertebra forward could be lingering with you still.
ABC is a cutting-edge system that analyzes and adjusts your spine and body over time. ABC inspires the body to recover, release, and unwind from previous injuries or distortions. First, we'll check and release tension trapped in the meningeal system. We then gently adjust stuck-forward vertebrae (anterior), allowing the spine to unwind itself backward in a more posterior and normalized direction again.
If you have any questions about ABC, contact Holmes Chiropractic today to schedule your consultation.
Patients going through pregnancy have very specific reasons to explore chiropractic care during all stages of pregnancy. Below Holmes Chiropractic discusses some of the ways that chiropractic adjustments can help facilitate a smoother, more successful pregnancy and labor process.
The fact that your body changes during pregnancy is something you cannot avoid, but something you can take measures to address. Your back and spine can become seriously out of whack as you're forced to haul around another life. Chiropractic adjustments will help provide posture correction, not to mention provide drug-free, all-natural pain management solutions that are good for you and your baby.
It's pretty common for pregnant patients to feel anxiety during their process, and chiropractic care is the perfect antidote to boost mood and have you firing on all mental cylinders when you need it the most.
Chiropractic treatments help loosen the body up, which has been shown to improve overall labor time and reduce delivery time as well.
If you have any additional questions about the efficacy of chiropractic care during pregnancy, contact Holmes Chiropractic today.
Proper lifting technique is an important precaution to take, especially considering that 80% of human beings on the planet will experience some sort of back pain during their lifetime. Back injuries are common in the workplace, too, and many of them come as a result of failing to utilize proper lifting technique.
When lifting heavy objects, both at work and at play, please try to take some of the measures we list below.
Make sure your feet are shoulder-width apart. Ideally, you'll also have one foot slightly ahead of the other, to establish a good, sturdy foundation before you lift.
Never lift with your back. Always squat down to lift a heavy object, remembering to put all of the pressure on your legs.
When lifting, keep your head up, looking straight ahead, and make sure that your back is straight. As an extra measure, make sure that you carry whatever you're lifting close to your body to avoid back injury.
If you have any questions about how you can practice perfect lifting technique, or if you experience a back injury at work or outside of work, contact Holmes Chiropractic today to schedule your consultation.