Is Your Life Falling Apart or Falling Into Place?

Is Your Life Falling Apart or Falling Into Place?

I was pushed hard, so that I was falling, but the Lord helped me. The Lord is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation. Psalm 118:13-14 One night, not many months ago, I got up to close the bedroom door that led to an outdoor sitting area. I usually sleep with a door or window cracked to keep the…

10 Super Sneaky Ways to Do Your Postural Exercises

10 Super Sneaky Ways to Do Your Postural Exercises

We’ve talked a lot about the importance of posture, moving the way God designed, and how it can affect your health. Now let’s get practical and introduce some “corrective” exercises in order to undo any *ahem* not-so-perfect posture habits we may have learned over the years.   Since I’ve been a little busy moving (due to mold) and resting (due…

Does Just a Little Compromise Matter?

Does Just a Little Compromise Matter?

The other day I was pouring a smoothie for supper. And I noticed that I was doing it teapot style. You know …   “I’m a little teapot short and stout Here is my handle, here is my spout When I get all steamed up hear me shout, Tip me over and pour me out!”   Yeah. That one. I…

Is it Better to be Right- or Left-Handed?

Is it Better to be Right- or Left-Handed?

  Is it better to be right- or left-handed?   No.   Next question.   Maybe the question should be, “Was Adam right or left-handed?” Because however he was created is how we were designed to work best.   While the Bible doesn’t really spell that out, we can do a bit of digging using the Bible, what we know of God,…

How to Make Like a Tree and Be Flexibly Strong

How to Make Like a Tree and Be Flexibly Strong

The other day a runner mentioned how she struggles with tight iliotibial bands and even though she stretches them, they still seem to get tight.   Makes sense.   When we move in one direction most of the time and repeatedly for long periods of time, we can expect that tightness will develop in certain areas of the body. And…

How to Have the Happiest Feet on the Block

How to Have the Happiest Feet on the Block

Look closely at these two pictures. Something doesn’t belong! What is it?? If your answer was, “A heeled shoe,” then you’re absolutely right! Humans, unlike any other mammal, were created to walk upright exclusively. Our calcaneus, or heel bone, was made to touch the ground and bear weight during normal standing and walking. An animal’s foot is shaped so that…