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We have been told our entire lives to take “deep breaths” without a proper definition. This has been based on the misconception that taking big breaths will increase the oxygen to your body. False. Breathing should actually be measured by how quiet and gentle it is. In the second of this two-part podcast on how to breathe better, learn how to breathe light to breathe right.
Do you need to relax right now? Follow along with Executive Director Jeff Ford for some relaxation breathing as he takes you through one of the most popular breathing cadences: 4/7/8 breathing.
Find out how LoseSmart guest Vickie changed her life during her Skyterra stay. After arriving at Skyterra using a cane, she left with increased strength, mobility and endurance, and even finished a 5k. To anyone considering LoseSmart, she advises: “You’ve got this. There’s a place for you here.”
In the last of the seven-part series on rest, find out why you need spiritual rest. No matter what we believe or practice, no matter what strategies we implement, we all need to feel a deep connection with the people and world around us. Spiritual rest allows us to connect beyond the physical and mental, to feel a deep sense of belonging and purpose.
Find out how Skyterra LoseSmart guest Brian put the time in, invested in himself, and changed his life. His advice to anyone who is considering this four-week program for sustainable weight loss: “Do it. It’s worth it. It’s going to change your life.”
What’s that one thing that you do every single second of the day? It happens without thinking and it is the number one thing that keeps you alive. Breathing. Find out how to breathe better to improve your health.
Do you have trouble shutting off your brain? If so, you need more mental rest. Find out how to take small breaks in your day to systemize your thoughts, allowing your mind to feel free.
Technology has facilitated the ability to work uninterrupted, but we need to be cognizant of how it’s affecting us. Here’s how to maintain your digital health and create boundaries around technology use.
You can’t spend 40 hours a week staring at jumbled surroundings and expect to feel passionate about anything, much less come up with innovative ideas. Creative rest awakens the awe and wonder inside each of us. Here’s how to cultivate creative rest so you can again find inspiration and great ideas.
In the third of our three-part series on fixing pain, find out what causes knee pain, and how to provide yourself some relief.
When it comes to social rest, your social life is strongly associated with better mental and physical health. Failing to uphold social boundaries or time around people (speaking from experience) is a recipe for burnout. Find out how to get the social rest you need.
In the second of a three-part series on fixing pain, find out what causes lower back pain, and how to provide yourself some relief.