Motivation for Movement By: Megan Piersol, DPT Exercising can be a hard thing for some people to get motivated to do. I did some research on some motivational quotes to hopefully help those of you struggling to find inspiration to get moving. I tried to keep them related more to the mind, body, and therapeutic benefits of exercise since it is what I tend to preach daily to my patients. “For me, exercise is more than just physical – it’s therapeutic.” – Mic...
Posted on 2019-04-26
Balancing Vacation and Your Exercise Routine By: Megan Piersol, DPT. Vacations can be a very stressful time, but also a very relaxing time. Often the stress comes from actually taking time off work, feeling somewhat guilty for doing so, and also the stress of trying to fit in your exercise. Why can’t vacation also equal exercise? Let’s face it, you actually might have more time to fit in an exercise routine on vacation than you do when you go back to your rigid personal and work ...
Posted on 2019-03-25
Brain Smarts By: Megan Piersol, DPT There are many ways that you can help keep your brain healthy with just daily activities. When you start doing the same thing over and over again, the brain turns to auto-pilot and tends to not have to stay sharp or work as hard. Ever drive home and realize that you weren’t paying attention and just went through all the motions? That’s your brain on auto pilot. Your brain needs “change ups” to help keep it working better and...
Posted on 2018-12-05
9 Things To Stop To Save Yourself Time, Stress, and Create A Healthy Mind and Body: Part 3 By: Megan Piersol, DPT You have now made it to the last of the nine things we need to stop telling ourselves for a healthier lifestyle and mindset. The last one is more of something we need to stop doing versus telling ourselves. Without further ado, here we go: Stop dwelling on the past. Give yourself some time to learn and recover from past mistakes or occurrences and then try and let it g...
Posted on 2018-10-12
9 Things To Stop To Save Yourself Time, Stress, and Create A Healthy Mind and Body: Part 2 By: Megan Piersol, DPT It has been about 3 weeks since I last posted on this topic. I hope you have had some time to reflect on, and have success with. The first three things I suggested to stop telling yourself were: stop comparing yourself to others, stop being afraid to fail, and stop focusing on the “can’t.” I am now going to bring up three more things you can stop doi...
Posted on 2018-09-21
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