Make Your Holiday Season Enjoyable With Exercise

Make Your Holiday Season Enjoyable With Exercise

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Date : November 27, 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The holiday session that begins around Thanksgiving and ends on New Year’s Day is supposed to be a time of joyful celebration and relaxation. However, many of us go through an entirely different experience during that month-and-a-half. There are those among us who simply dread the holidays for a variety of reasons.

Many of us don’t have the money at this point in our lives to buy the essentials to...

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Exercise plus Music: Grief makes a Full Circle

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Date : November 12, 2013

Forty seven years ago today was the day of my father’s funeral. I am out on my daily five mile run and I am listening to the iconic What Becomes of the Broken Hearted. I must have listened to this song over one thousand times. I have a powerful memory of sitting on my bed in Highland Park, New Jersey and listening to this song on my tiny transistor radio. It was moments before I would be driven to the funeral and I was trying my best to take in the lyrics about devastating loss that came from the...

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Exercise plus Music leads to Discovering Unconditional Love

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Date : November 4, 2013

 

I was in the beginning of my five mile run and was listening to Lou Reed’s Heroin. This may be the most honest and stark description of drug use ever recorded. The speed of the song starts slowly then hits an intense crescendo with jangling guitars; this haunting pattern is repeated throughout the song. I was wondering what caused so many people to escape their reality by taking potentially lethal substances.

 

Drugs and alcohol act like a sledge hammer to the part of...

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