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Eating to Fuel Exercise

Published: June 15, 2018   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

I read an interview with a nutritionist in the New York Times recently.  Since many Balance Atlanta patients and friends are very active and make exercise an important part of their lives, I thought I would share this helpful information with you. Now that I have decided I am a runner  (OK – so I […]

Books about Peak Performance & Mindfulness

Published: June 5, 2018   |   Category: Books   |   Service:

100 Ways to Motivate Yourself, Steve Candler What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast, Laure Vanderkam Mindfulness in Plain English, Bhante Henepola Gunaratana Quiet Mind, David Kundtz Calming your Anxious Mind, Jeffrey Brantley Awaken Your Stronger Self, Neil Fiore Focal Point, Brian Tracey Mastery, George Leonard Mind Gym, Gary Mack Superhuman by Habit, Tynan […]

Books about Courage, Purpose, and Creativity

Published: June 4, 2018   |   Category: Books   |   Service:

Courageous Dreaming, Alberto Villoldo Daring Greatly, Brene Brown Brave Enough, Cheryl Strayed David and Goliath, Malcomb Gladwell Do the Work, Steven Pressfield Fear, Thich Nhat Hanh The Gifts of Imperfection, Brene Brown The Motivation Manifesto, Brendon Burchard Do You, Russel Simmons How to Think Like Leonardo DaVinci, Michael Gelb Pathways to Bliss, Joseph Campbell The […]

When You Eat Too Much

Published: June 1, 2018   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

We all know we’re supposed to eat healthy portions. So why is it that a rough day at the office or even just the smell of chocolate-chip cookies can cause us to throw our best intentions out the window?  If you overeat, think about what triggered your overindulgence so you can do better next time. […]

Better Sleep by Real Simple Magazine

Published: May 30, 2018   |   Category: Blog   |   Service: ,

Most of us have experienced those maddening midnight moments when, no matter how tired we are, we either can’t fall asleep, can’t stay asleep or our sleep is of such poor quality it feels as if we were awake. For anyone who has tossed and turned at night, here’s some expert advice for solving nine […]

Learning How to Rest

Published: May 25, 2018   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

Taking time for rest and rejuvenation is an essential part of a balanced lifestyle.  It helps keep us healthy, whole and focused upon what is important in our lives. With our full and busy lives, many of us push ourselves until illness forces us to slow down.  Some of us lead such hectic lives that […]

A Personal Trainer Talks About Vegetarian Diets

Published: May 24, 2018   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

By Chris Buckley. Here’s an argument a trainer would lose with a vegetarian client…”You don’t eat enough vegetables!”  Now, an argument a trainer would most likely win with a vegetarian client…”You are not getting enough protein!”  The practices of vegetarianism and veganism have been around for quite some time now, and they are here to […]

Are you lacking Vitamin D?

Published: May 18, 2018   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

Vitamin D promises to be the most talked-about and written-about supplement of the decade. While studies continue to refine optimal blood levels and recommended dietary amounts, the fact remains that a huge part of the population — from robust newborns to the frail elderly, and many others in between — are deficient in this essential […]

Alicia’s Allergy Story

Published: May 13, 2018   |   Category: Blog   |   Service: ,

I would like to share my personal story with all of you.  I am 24 years old, and I have been in and out of the hospital more times to count on 10 fingers and toes. I have had numerous kidney infections and severe allergies.  I have seen specialists, have had procedures done, and prescribed […]

Your Health – Fate or Choice?

Published: May 4, 2018   |   Category: Blog   |   Service: ,

We all know some people who get sick all the time. They’re just getting over one thing when here comes the next round of illness. We also know people who just seem to be full of energy. Those people never get sick or so it seems. What are the key differences between these North and […]

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