Regressions – Book Review

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Dr. Constance Avery, a middle-aged, workaholic psychologist thriving in Beverly Hills is asked by her partners to stop using what some would call an unconventional treatment – regression therapy. She chooses the alternative to leave the comfort of their successful practice. Little does she know the day she started her own practice and continues using regression therapy as part of her patients’ treatment, her life would take a dramatic change. A chance meeting with Lauren, a waitress at a local deli suffering from panic attacks, leads the two women on a journey leaving no ability return to life as they […]

Advantages of a Standing Desk

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I have back problems. I’ve had them for a good number of years, due in part by some rough and tumble years in my teens and twenties when I thought I was invincible. Now that I’m older, I find that my back goes out a few times of year which brings my life to a crashing halt for a few days to a week. Until this past year, when recovery time took multiple trips to the doctor, three weeks of physical therapy and treatments and a strong suggestion that I stop sitting so much during the day. Stop sitting so […]

Seekers – A Book Review

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Title: Seekers – The Quest Begins Author: Erin Hunter Genre: Young Adult/ Middle Grade Occasionally, I enjoy reading Young Adult books. There’s a purity or maybe a simplicity to them, I don’t always get in adult fiction. Seekers – The Quest Begins is the 1st in a three part series, recommended to me by a friend. It is a story about three bear cubs who, for different reasons, find themselves alone in the big world, trying to survive. One is a young female polar bear named Kallik; one a young male grizzly cub named Toklo; and a female black bear […]

Polar Bear Swim Day

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Around the world people come together on January 1st to test their mettle against Mother Nature and resolve to do great, adventurous things in the new year. One way is with the annual Polar Bear Swim, where ordinary people jump and swim in freezing cold bodies of water to prove they’ve got what it takes to succeed in the future. Well known swims happen yearly all across the U.S. and Canada. The Coney Island Polar Bear has been meeting for the annual ice bathing on New Year’s Day since 1903. Thousands flock to the seaside to start their year off […]