Health and Happiness Secret #3: You Are When You Move

“Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.” ~Edward Stanley

A few years ago I heard a wise man say “if you move just this much (showing index finger and thumb close together) it is illegal to bury you”. For most of us it is self-evident that movement is essential to the human body.

The question is: what is the best exercise a person can do? Answer: the one he’s willing to do. Whatever you choose to do, don’t overdo it. There seems to be a law of . . . → Read More: Health and Happiness Secret #3: You Are When You Move

How Chiropractic Care Can Improve Performance With Your Horse

Today, a local chiropractic patient from San Luis Obispo County, we’ll call her Sue, expressed her concern that she was unable to ride her horse with her usual effectiveness. She said she has been feeling crooked in the saddle.

Sue explained that her horse has been less cooperative during training sessions, and she can’t keep even weight in her stirrups. Her lower back is tight and painful and her horse feels this tension and is unable to perform as well for her.

Sue recalled a similar time when this happened, and that after her chiropractic adjustment her balance and effectiveness . . . → Read More: How Chiropractic Care Can Improve Performance With Your Horse

Health and Happiness Secret # 2: You Are What You Drink

Water is life’s mater and matrix, mother and medium. There is no life without water. ~Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Many of us along the California Central Coast like to enjoy a tall latte, a glass of wine with dinner or an occasional Pepsi. While they fit in fine with a healthy lifestyle if they’re an occasional treat, when they’re the only drinks in your daily diet you will probably feel the negative consequences sooner or later.

I’ve made some suggestions below for keeping these drinks in perspective.

Rule of thumb: treat these drinks as though they . . . → Read More: Health and Happiness Secret # 2: You Are What You Drink