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Running therapy 101: Training your brain to spot the open door

The topic for last week’s running therapy sessions – and many more to come, I’m sure – was set on Sept. 11, when my husband lost his job and his car on the exact same day. Neither event in itself … Continue reading

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Synching mind and body on an impromptu 3-day fast

  I’ve been reflecting quite a bit, during an unplanned three-day fast, on the nature of that “when one door closes another one opens” concept.   Seems like I’d no sooner got in a groove with an injury-recovery workout routine … Continue reading

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A kayaking couple’s amazing quest

“The hardest part of doing anything is simply deciding to do it.” — John Abnet, who along with his wife, LaNae, kayaked 1,591 miles from the origin of the Wabash River in an Ohio farmer’s field to the Gulf of … Continue reading

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A kid’s point of view: A funny way to get happy

By Colleen, age 12 Did you know that mimicking a smile can actually make you happier? According to Psychology Today, the logic is that when you use the muscles you use when you’re happy your brain thinks you are actually happy. The same … Continue reading

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