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Why Water is Great!  By: Megan Piersol, DPT We have all heard that is important to get enough water during the day, yet it can sometimes be a struggle. An excuse I get often from patients, and one I can relate to, is that there isn’t enough time during the day to be able to go to the bathroom if they drink the required amounts of water. One way I try to combat this issue is that I drink water in the morning knowing that I can go to the bathroom before I start work. I then drink gl...
Posted on 2019-01-30
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 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
. The Easiest Way to Change. Your Health & Life in Just 5 Seconds. by Tamer Issa, PT, DPT. I recently finished reading The 5 Second Rule: Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage by Mel Robbins. I believe the 5 Second Rule is a simple but profound tool to help people reach their goals. Let me tell you how you can use the 5 Second Rule to improve your health and life. In the book, Mel writes, “The fact is that thinking about being healthier won&rsqu...
Posted on 2018-04-08
Spring has arrived in the DC area...which means cherry blossoms, inconsistent weather and pollen! We have reached a point now where we increasingly see and read stories about 'putting your phone down', technology sabbaticals, and being more in the moment to our surroundings.  This certainly seems to be a tipping point and somewhat reasonable, as you can go to any concert,sporting event or airport and take note of how many people are living life through the lens of their phone.   &nb...
Posted on 2016-04-04

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