What to do About Stress & Pain: The Follow-Up

In my last post, The Most Common Cause of Pain, I explained how I have found mental stress to be the most common cause of pain in the body — Now, let’s discuss what to do about it! A popular stress combatant is exercise. Exercising helps because it releases hormones that reduce stress and don’t make us […]

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The Most Common Cause of Pain

I have been working with people for about the past 12 years. I graduated with my doctor of physical therapy degree about 10 years ago, but I started really working with people who have pain during clinical rotations during school.  I have learned a ton about life by working with people who have pain, injury, or […]

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I am a New Dad

  I’m a new dad.  Our son, Weston, is about 7 weeks old.   Having a child has only enhanced my desire to live a peaceful, loving life and to really experience the life Kait and I want for our family.   Becoming a father for the first time at the age of 34 is […]

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Nostalgia: Ocean City, NJ

Honestly, I’m not typically one for nostalgia.  I tend to forget a lot of my childhood, not because it was bad and I need to block it out, quite the contrary.  I think I don’t remember a lot because it was actually very good, and quite frankly, my life has been so far.  My low […]

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Gratitude Amidst Change

Let me tell you about my experience trying to get home from Tucson… I was flying American Airlines from Philadelphia to Tucson.  I will pretty much always pay more for a direct flight than for connections, but there are no direct flights from Philadelphia to Tucson.  So I choose roundtrip flights that are a decent […]

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A Quick Trip to Tucson: My Reflection

(Written on 8.18.2019) Reflecting on my visit to Tucson, my initial feelings are no, I don’t know, maybe.  Now, I am aware enough to know that those feelings may be my ego pulling me back and clouding my true self. However, I do know that I cannot make this decision alone. I have to decide […]

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How do You React to What You Don’t Understand?

Why does asshole tend to be the go to mode for a lot of people when they don’t understand something?  Yesterday morning, as I was walking to a client’s condo I observed a guy beeping at a couple who was towing a food truck onto the sidewalk.  A thing they do every single day, for who […]

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A Quick Trip to Tucson

(Written on 8.16.2019) I am currently in a plane to Tucson, Arizona for the first time. I have been to Arizona twice before, but only to the Phoenix area and Sedona.  Well, I guess I spent about an hour at the Grand Canyon once with my family while on a trip to Vegas in high […]

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Conditioned Mind

Our minds are conditioned. My mind is conditioned. Your mind is conditioned. All of our minds are conditioned. Even “my thoughts” in this post are conditioned. They are not fully my own.

The thoughts we think are our own, are mostly made up of things other people have said…somewhere, sometime.

We are all part of a larger collective mind. …

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