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6 Bedroom Secrets to Sleeping Better

I can honestly say that when I wake up in the morning I feel rested and fully energized to take on the day ahead.  And I don’t drink coffee!

 

But this wasn’t always the case for me.

 

For many years, I struggled to get out of bed in the morning, and I suffered from a host of nagging health problems like chronic fatigue, brain fog/inability to…

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Added by Melissa Koerner on February 13, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

6 Stretches to Reduce the Stress of Sitting at Your Desk

Back pain, tight hips and a stiff neck.  These are the typical results of sitting at a desk all day long.

 

When you sit for extended periods of time without stretching and moving around your natural flexibility progressively decreases and this sets the stage for muscle imbalances, pain and injuries. 

 

It doesn’t take long before simply bending down to pick up a bag of groceries not only becomes challenging, but it becomes potentially…

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Added by Melissa Koerner on July 31, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

The BEST Exercise to Reduce Stress and Boost Your Energy (Yoga)

You’re tired, you’re stressed, you know you should exercise, but you just don’t have the time and motivation to make it happen. 

 

In fact, just the very idea of “working out” exhausts you.

 

Well, I have some good news for you.  You don’t actually have to work out to boost your energy, reduce your stress and get fit.  In fact, if you’re really stressed out I discourage you from working out!

 

You see, most people make the mistake of thinking…

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Added by Melissa Koerner on July 11, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

5 Things NOT to Do Before Bed

Before you reach for a sleep aid, make sure you’re not doing any of these things that keep you awake and disrupt your sleep/wake cycles.

 

 

Consume Caffeine

 

Did you know that caffeine has a half-life of about 6 hours?  That means if you drink a cup of coffee (a strong 8-ounce cup typically contains about 300 mg of caffeine) at 6…

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Added by Melissa Koerner on May 18, 2012 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

3 Common Causes of Poor Digestion

As a health and fitness professional having worked with a lot of clients over the years, I’ve found that many people have digestive issues.

 

Poor digestion often manifests as gas, bloating, burping, reflux, bowel irregularity and abdominal distention.  But did you know that there are also some not-so-obvious signs of digestive dysfunction that could be making you feel bad?  For example, headaches, fatigue after eating, constant hunger pangs, and pain in your muscles, joints,…

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Added by Melissa Koerner on April 20, 2012 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Secret #4 Reduce Your Stress to Reduce Your Belly Part 1

It’s 6 am on a Monday morning and you’re jolted out of your not-so-restful sleep by the buzz of your alarm clock.  You hit the snooze button a few times—you just can’t seem to get your butt out of bed!

 

Just as you start to fall back asleep, your alarm sounds once again and this time you have to get up because now you’re 30 minutes late!…

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Added by Melissa Koerner on June 13, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

7 Ways to Wake Up Feeling Refreshed

If you struggle to feel energized in the morning, these tips will help you sleep more soundly and add some spring to your step as you start your day. 

 

Get ready to awaken the lively, new morning person in you!

1.  Get in Tune with Your Body’s Circadian Cycle.

Your circadian what?  You might be asking.  All this means is that your…

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Added by Melissa Koerner on April 25, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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