Your Best Foot Forward

Well-Being for the Open-Minded Sceptic # 77-  Keeping our Best Foot Forward – Dec 2020 First I just want to acknowledge what a year 2020 has been. With all that has gone on in the world this past year, I am grateful to call Tasmania my home. I feel sorry for my friends and familyContinue reading “Your Best Foot Forward”

Posture is like learning a new language. It takes time and practice.

We in modern society have forgotten how to use our bodies. We suffer a lot of aches and pains because of that. The good news is that we can heal most of the neck pain, planter fasciitis, back pain, repetitive stress injuries and more.  We can do it simply by going back to our primalContinue reading “Posture is like learning a new language. It takes time and practice.”

Autumn in Australia

Autumn Brings New Beginnings and Change. It’s that time of the year again, when the sun seems to disappear too quickly and it’s dark by 5:30pm. We’re starting to feel the crisp chill in the air. I have gone through my closets and stored away my most of my summer wear and rediscovered my cosyContinue reading “Autumn in Australia”

An Interview with Esther Gokhale on Back Pain and more…

Interview by Molly Tynjala “Experience Life” assistant editor. Esther Gokhale | In the ninth month of pregnancy with my first child, I experienced excruciating back pain. I had previously had back spasms doing yoga poses but returned to an active life after each episode. This time the back pain was accompanied by sciatica. I was told the pain would goContinue reading “An Interview with Esther Gokhale on Back Pain and more…”

Moving with Grace and Efficiency

My partner Knut and I were in Bali in August. It was an amazing journey as we had never been before. I particularly loved watching the local people move about in their daily lives. I was fascinated watching them carry heavy loads on their heads instead of in their arms. I marvelled as I watchedContinue reading “Moving with Grace and Efficiency”

Warm Weather…Get out the Push Bikes!

Ride your Bike! I was recently visiting family back in the US. The weather was warm there and I found myself riding bikes everywhere. I don’t normally ride very much in the winter months in Tassie. Maybe it’s just me being a wimp, but I think more people tend to ride when the weather warmsContinue reading “Warm Weather…Get out the Push Bikes!”

Winter Mood Boosters

It’s coming into winter here in Australia. But these tips work all year round. So even if it’s summer where you are, try them anyway. Whether you embrace a cold day or grumble and hit the snooze button on your alarm for the third time, the depths of winter can result in many of usContinue reading “Winter Mood Boosters”

Aging – How You Move Matters!

“You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.” George Burns. I love that line. I often hear my massage clients say that their pain is a result of old age. This amuses me, as often enough, I am the same age or older than they are. They will ask me afterContinue reading “Aging – How You Move Matters!”