How much sleep does a teenager need? Most teens need 9 to 10 hours per night of sleep to function normally and to reduce the significant risks that sleep deprivation or sleeping 8 hours or less a night bring. Here is ONE HABIT that parents should focus with their teen and 5 Tips to increase your chance of success.
Shockwave Therapy or Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) is a device that sends a high intensity sound wave into the body. ESWT was first used in a procedure to break up kidney stones also called Lithotripsy. Based on these positive effects on calcium in the human body clinicians conducted research on calcium deposits in the shoulder, called calcific tendonitis. If Shockwave Therapy worked on kidney stones, then maybe it could work on shoulder calcific tendonitis. Positive effects of healing were noticed with complete resolution of calcium with normal x-rays. Prior to Shockwave Therapy there were not many good treatments for shoulder calcium deposits. From this success started an increase in Shockwave research leading to FDA approval in many conditions.
There are so many opinions on when and how to stretch, but what does the research say? Change your thinking to focus on flexibility as it relates to your sport or hobby.
When we feel anxious our fight or flight response is activated. We have a tendency to isolate ourselves from those around us, and are more easily irritated. This post discusses how we can build our support systems and the resources available to help us improve how we are feeling.
Introduction to the 21 Day Anxiety Challenge. Understanding anxiety as an emotion and the triggers that are unique to our emotions are the start of your journey. We will unpack the process of identifying the cause or causes of our anxiety and our behaviors. There is one activity or challenge for you to practice.
Of all the grounding exercises focusing on your breathing is one of the most important when you are anxious. Learning how to breathe can help you with your feelings of anxiety. It is also a great tool in improving your posture, reducing pain, and even helping with headaches. Check out other exercises you can try as well.
Sleep and anxiety are connected. Struggle with anxiety or worry and you have trouble falling asleep. Getting too little or poor sleep and you increase your anxiety. This vicious circle can be broken. Let us help you unpack the connections of sleep and the feeling of anxiety. You will learn the most important habit/activity that you can focus on to improve your anxiety.
Emotional Intelligence or EQ is the ability to be aware of yourself as well as the needs of others. We all have a story and our story frames how we interact with the world. Determining the trigger that is causing our feelings can help us choose better behaviors.
Have you ever had trouble sticking with a New Year’s Resolution or a goal? Here are 5 steps that will increase your chance of success. The first step is to align your goal with your values. Who do you want to be? As you work through the steps there is one important thing that you will need to focus on once you have created the .
The beginning of taking control of your anxiety is identifying what is in your control and what things are out of your control. This is your Locus of Control. This post starts us on our