By: karengray | November 19, 2018

There is no question that moving more benefits us both physically and mentally, and in the lives of a diabetic, maintaining that balance between diet and exercise can be life or death. But I feel like “exercise” sounds a whole lot like “work.” And what’s more, it feels like one more thing that I’m not sure how to fit into my day and when I don’t get to it I am going to feel bad about myself.

So, how about we not exercise? Let’s just move more.

Moving more can be a challenge for many people. Chronic pain, fatigue, work and family obligations, and so many other factors can make moving your body seem like a chore, especially when it seems like we just don’t have the motivation or energy to do anything else with our day.

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By: karengray | March 08, 2018

The fast-paced and super-connected world we live in now is taking its toll on all of us. Everyday we must navigate through a constant stream of emotionally-charged information, both from current events and the changes and challenges we face in our own lives.

Our subconscious mind stores information from emotional experiences to be used later as a reference when something similar comes up. You can think of this in the same way that we notice landmarks when visiting a new town. We store information about those landmarks so that when we travel that way again, we have a reference for what we can expect on that route, and we can navigate more easily.

Just like making a mental note of the landmarks, the subconscious mind records information about ...