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To Push or Not to PUSH!

Motivation….by definition is that process which initiates, motivates, and maintains goal oriented behavior. motivation determines what we actually do, not what we just think about doing. Motivation is taking what we are capable of and creating something bigger, better, and rewarding. So how do you motivate your children? How do you teach them the value… Continue reading To Push or Not to PUSH!

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Ignorance Just Might Be Bliss

I am a proponent of cardiac screening for young athletes. As a physical therapist and the mom of four I take a very personal interest in the safety of our young athletes. But when the screening comes back abnormal for one of your own it’s a shock. And when the screening comes back with an… Continue reading Ignorance Just Might Be Bliss

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2014 the Year of Potential!

It’s January 1st. How many people do you think are caught in that crazy state of commitment to achieving new and aspiring heights of health, weight loss, fitness, clean eating, proper parenting, goal setting, income generating, novel writing, organized, fully decorated, and deeply insightful living? Just checking my email this morning I was faced with multiple… Continue reading 2014 the Year of Potential!

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Next Time….excuses and heart trouble

Next time….   That’s how I ended my last blog. I didn’t realize it would be over a month before I blogged again!  Sometimes life just takes over and the days slip by with ZERO word count!  I had good reasons this month, but don’t we usually have good reasons?  I wonder how many other adventures,… Continue reading Next Time….excuses and heart trouble