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Want a great stretch that will improve your posture? In the demonstration video below, Krista Magnoli explains how to perform gentle stretches for the chest and arms. This helps improve posture and reduces the rounded shoulder posture we often see. First, Cathy performs the pectoralis stretch up against the wall. One arm will stretch at a time and this should be felt in the front of the shoulder and in the chest muscles. A picture of the muscle group you are stretching will be shown on the video clip, as well. The arm is bent and not elevated past shoulder level,...
Loss of balance can be a very disabling problem, especially for the elderly. Current research shows that one out of three older adults, age 65 and older, fall each year. Falls are the most common cause of nonfatal injuries and hospital admissions each year.
As we age the risk factors associated with falls become more apparent. Muscle weakness, vision problems, side affects to certain medications, low blood pressure, diabetes, and environmental hazards, like throw rugs and even pets, can increase an individual’s risk for falls.
The importance of joyful work
Sadly, most people did not learn at school about the importance of enjoying their work, unless they were fortunate to have a parent who taught how important it is. Most commonly, the notion of work to most people is the necessity for providing an income and a way to support one's self and a family. Career theories and assessment tests focus on the right fit but rarely joyful work. As a result, many people find themselves in a career which they may be good at but are rarely passionate about.