I call it self-inflicted because I might’ve been able to prevent it if I’d been more careful. I know from personal experience what habits I need to stick to in order to prevent migraine headaches. [Read more…]
As you may remember, I wrote about changing my mood by changing my behavior two weeks ago. I remember thinking that if I spent the rest of my day watching television and reading I would feel better.
In other words, I assumed that watching television) is some kind of “quality time”. [Read more…]
During a stressful period I typically drop my self care routines for a while. [Read more…]
The fact is that hunching over computers, laptops and smartphones all day long creates a never-ending reserve of shoulder tension. I’m a naturally flexible person and I barely stretch my lower body to stay limber, but I need to constantly work to relieve my shoulder tightness so I’m able to have a relatively pain-free existence. [Read more…]
I had a first-degree encounter with a bad sleep position a couple of weeks ago. It was a miserable start for a day: I was woken by an overeager telephone salesman and with a mild crick in my neck.
I can’t actually remember what position I woke up in – must’ve been that bloody salesman’s fault – but in all likelihood I was sleeping on my side, which shouldn’t be such a bad position to sleep.
The crick in my neck reminded me about what I learned about good sleeping positions a few years ago. [Read more…]