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4 Steps to a Better You
“We can always choose to perceive things differently. You can focus on what’s wrong in your life or you can focus on what’s right” – Marianne Williamson (and that can make all the difference!)
I have done all the things I am about to share. I believe many of these unhealthy habits led to my getting sick. Can you relate to any of them? 
Overcoming addiction 1.I have an addiction to TV (especially when I’m stressed). I can watch for hours and tune everything else out. (Interestingly the average American watches 5 hours of TV a day, so I guess I’m not alone). The problem was that I was not getting my work done. Heading to bed late and waking up early only made me more tired and frustrated (leading me to watch more episodes of Friends or the latest Netflix series).
My feelings of guilt over not writing my book (on the benefits of laughter) because I was too busy engrossed in a TV show, did not help.
What I did to overcome this Changed my vocabulary from “I have to” (go to…
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Can You Reverse Arthritis Naturally?
My Story No one told me there was an alternative to surgery. I hurt bad and my doctor recommended immediate surgery. In fact, without even consulting me, he told his MA to schedule surgery for me early the following week.
I was diagnosed with severe arthritis in my neck with bulging discs (no car accidents or specific trauma). Baffled and then crushed when the neurosurgeon told me I would never run again. Not words an avid runner wants to hear.
Running was my life. It’s where I met my friends, where I could burn off all of the calories I ate, and also where I let go of stress. I could always just ‘run it off!’
After this diagnosis, I had to stop running because every time I ran it hurt. My arm went numb and felt heavy. One place I found respite was in the swimming pool. There I could run without any pain (check out pool running).
My doctors did their best, but all they could do was recommend prescription pain medicines which tore up my stomach (from the anti…