Carrie Nowik

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Hip Bursitis

I probably see four or five patients with this every day. It’s either the primary reason they come to see me, or they mention it at the end of the …

Talking back: Why it happens and what to do about it (ages 6 to 8)

Why grade-schoolers talk back<p>You ask your grade-schooler to stop reading because it's time for bed, and he retorts "whatever." Does this display of …

One Thing That Will Ruin a Perfectly Good Relationship

As Oscar Wilde put it, “Criticism is the only reliable form of autobiography.” It tells you more about the psychology of the criticizer than the …

Psychology

Why Complaining May Be Dangerous To Your Health

Need to get something off your chest? Choose your words wisely; complaining might not make you feel better.<p>Quit whining. The truth is nobody likes to hear it, and it’s bad for you.<p>A half hour of complaining every day physically damages a person’s brain, according to research from Stanford …

Self-help

The Science of Happiness: Why complaining is literally killing you.

(New Video — A Casual Overview for those who’d like the less wordy version.)<p>Sometimes in life, all the experience and knowledge simmering around in …

How to make DIY kid-safe bug repellant

Essential oils natural bug spray<p>When it comes to natural bug spray that's safe for kids to use, essential oils are the easiest and safest bug …

Alternative Medicine

My journey with the five Tibetan Rites

The five Tibetan Rites are a daily practice to build prana and power up the chakras…or so I’ve heard. <i>But are they really?</i><p><b>The inner scientist in me</b> …

10 Creative Ways to Use Props in Your Practice

8.3K<p>SHARES<p>I’m a huge advocate of props. Not only do they help you find more space and stability in your poses, they’re also great teaching tools with …

Yoga

The Buddhist View on Karma (& How we can Cleanse Ours).

The last discussion I had about karma occurred in my Introduction to Buddhism course.<p>One student asked our teacher whether we should believe in karma …

Spirituality

Helichrysum Essential Oil: Uses, Benefits & DIY Recipes

<b>What is Helichrysum Essential Oil?</b><p>Helichrysum is a natural medicinal plant that’s used to make a beneficial <b>essential oil</b> that boasts many different …

Alternative Medicine

15 insanely nice things to say

Mark Twain said, "I can live for two months on a good compliment."<p>A knee-melting compliment, delivered directly and sincerely, can be life altering. …

CRYSTAL OF THE WEEK: Citrine

<i>Our fourth Cystal of the Week! Crystal information from several sources will be provided in the body of the post, with all credit going to the</i> …

5 Signs Your Body Is Aging Too Fast, and How to Reverse it

One of the human body’s most masterful tricks is its ability to give us clues about what’s going on inside. These biological breadcrumbs can alert us …

Wellness

Oil Substitutes - Essential Oil Blends, Flower Based Essential Oil

Occasionally formulas for essential oil blends call for a particular oil that you may not have. Well instead of running out to the store to get those …

Coffee Grinders

My Journey

<b>WHY?</b><p>I am starting this blog because I have searched high and low for answers on how to heal my hip labral tear but most of what I found pointed to …

Hip Impingement Exercises: Can You Fix It with Therapy and Avoid Surgery?

on July 30, 2014<p>Can hip impingement exercises help avoid surgery? The diagnosis of hip impingement that leads to surgery has been all the rage …

Pain

Seven Lovely Logics

I’m not too big on inspirational quotes. I find myself far too complex to settle for one quote that stands and aquires on only one or two aspects. …

DIY Whisper Blend

This is a trial recipe posted for a request, you may need to adjust amounts.<p>Let me know what you come up with!<p>Whisper Essential oil blend<p>30 bergamot …

Essential Oils And Their Effectiveness In The Treatment Of Allergies

We all have wonderful and complex immune systems that protect us from evil foreign invaders such as harmful bacteria and viruses. When such an …

Alternative Medicine

Mold and Biotoxin Illness

MOLD DISEASE AND BIOTOXIN ILLNESS<p>My story – what happened to me and my father:<p>I lived in a split-level home in an exclusive suburb of Philadelphia. …

Harvard

Our Forums Have Moved

We’re starting new running conversations on Facebook groups. Join us there!<p>We recently closed down the Runner’s World forums and The Loop. In their place, we created 11 new groups on Facebook:<p>Beginners Running<br>• Intermediate Runners<br>• Advanced Runners<br>• Women’s Running<br>• Masters Running<br>• Ultrarunning<br>• Running …

New York City

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ISPs

10 Reasons To Have A Himalayan Salt Lamp In Every Room Of Your Home

Shares 487K<p>You don’t know what you’re missing if you’ve never owned a Himalayan salt lamp. It’s like having an open window – a softly glowing natural …

Free Shipping

Hey Dads, Your Moods Impact Your Kids Big Time

New research links dads' stress levels and moods to kids' development in major ways.<p>My husband often reminds me I am the center of our family, and my mood affects everyone living under our roof. It's a responsibility I don't take lightly. Each day, the impact my mental health and happiness has on …

Parenting

Does Yoga Provide Enough of a Cardio Workout? - Diet & Exercise

While, doing my research for this blog I have come across many heated debates on this topic. Since more and more people are practicing and enjoying …

Yoga

Is Yoga Enough to Keep You Fit?

We sent three yogis to the lab to test the theory that yoga is all you need for optimal fitness. See the results.<p>12.9K<p>SHARES<p>We sent three yogis to …

No Hands or Hands Free Yoga Flow | Perfect for Arthritis, Broken & Injured Wrist, Hand Yoga Sequence

10 Yoga Poses For Long, Sexy Legs

Are you planning to sport that short, sparkly dress for New Year's Eve?<p>2015 is right around the corner, with holiday parties still in full swing …

7 Fantastic Yoga Poses That Tone Your Butt ...

You may think of yoga as a gentle practice, but there are actually many yoga poses that tone your butt! Yoga can be used for a variety of purposes …

Yoga