Weaving Self-Care Into Your Day

Weaving Self-Care Into Your Day

I had the entire day off today, so I decided to give myself a “spa day” with all the things that nourish me. I used to think I had to get away and spend $$$ at a spa to be pampered. I now find it’s the simple things that truly nourish me, things that I can weave into every day.

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Winter Boots List

Winter Boots List

I’ve compiled a list of 2015 winter boots I like. Obviously, which boot you choose depends on how severe your winters are. I looked for boots that are flat, flexible, have wide toe box with minimal to no toe spring. Not all of the boots meet all of the criteria, but at least they’re headed in the right direction. Also, it’s worth pointing out that not everyone is ready for a minimalist shoe. If you want to transition wisely to a minimal shoe, I recommend starting with

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Mechanical Causes of Heartburn

Mechanical Causes of Heartburn

There are different schools of thought on the cause and treatment for heartburn. The mainstream medical model sees the problem as too much acid, which makes sense at first glance. “If I had less damn acid I wouldn’t have this problem!” But, if you look a bit deeper, you may come to the conclusion that you have too little gastric acid.

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Inner Medicine

Inner Medicine

Have you ever come across a message in a book that resonates with you so deeply that it seeps into your daily consciousness? For me, that book is The Path of Practice
by Bri. Maya Tiwari. Path of Practice is about igniting your inner medicine through finding wholeness by reconnecting with the earthly and cosmic web we are all a part of.

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Don’t Just Sit There Program

Don’t Just Sit There Program

Ok, this is super cool! My teacher biomechanist Katy Bowman and Mark Sisson of Primal Blueprint created this Don’t just Sit There Program. I can sincerely say that I believe that if everyone followed these simple suggestions, they would be less fatigued, have fewer back, feet, shoulder and neck pain and have better reproductive and digestive health.

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Poopy Pants

Poopy Pants

I love this animation detailing what happens when you ignore the urge to poop and how soiling accidents happen.

The consequences of ignoring the urge to go apply to adults as well. If you chronically ignore the urge to poo, your rectum may not return to its natural size and tone. You also increase your chances of anal sphincter dysfunction.

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Uterine Scarring

Uterine Scarring

The following video demonstrates how scar tissue within the posterior uterine wall can influence uterine position. I also talk about how clothes can influence how you move, chlamydia, and yes it’s all related…kind of.

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Are Those Really Your Hamstrings?

Are Those Really Your Hamstrings?

In this video, I troubleshoot the double calf stretch. I know this Restorative Exercise™ seems super simple, but I find most people who learn it from reading a blog post aren’t doing it correctly. I’ve noticed some folks aren’t moving their pelvis at all!

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Hi, I'm Barbara Loomis. I combine abdominal therapies and Restorative Exercise™ for pelvic floor, diastasis recti repair, reproductive and digestive health.

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