Shoulder Pain Relief

Shoulder Pain Relief

Your shoulder is the most movable and flexible joint in your entire body being able to move 360 degrees. This mobility comes at a cost: stability and increased chance of injury. The purpose of this blog post is to help you assess, and begin correcting any underlying imbalance(s) you might have with your shoulder. Please go slow, and…

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How To Fully Recover From An Injury

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Is there anything more annoying than being injured and having to recover from that injury while taking time away from the thing(s) you love? Actually, there is… Whether you’re an athlete that needs to take time away from their sport or someone who just joined the gym excited to lose weight and get healthy having…

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Goal Setting That Works

Goal setting

Depending on what data you read, your New Year’s Resolutions fail by the 2nd week of January or the 1st week of February. Either way, everyone agrees New Years Resolutions are next to impossible to keep! The purpose of this post is to give you an inside to my process of how I can keep…

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Think By Design in Action

Monday mornings are one of my favourite times of the week! I know, I’m a weirdo…but hear me out! Mondays I get to sleep in a bit, enjoy cooking breakfast with my kids, walk my dog, train at the gym, grocery shop, have a yummy lunch, and spend the afternoon with some of the best…

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Why You’re Workout Plan Is Failing

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If you are not satisfied (‘pissed’ would be a better term) with your results at the gym, then keep reading. Whether it’s your lack of weight loss, inability to get toned, trouble finding the motivation to keep showing up or whatever it is, here are the 5 reasons your workout plan is failing you. What…

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Yummy & Fast Greek Salad

greek salad

Amongst my favourite things about following an Eat By Design model, is how easy it is. As a mom of teenagers, office manager, small business owner, wife and HUMAN…trust me simple is the key to my sanity. Here’s how that looks for our family: Every week, with a little conscious planning (polling family members, creation…

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Cabbage Noodle Pad Thai

Cabbage Noodle Pad Thai one of my family’s favourites!  Double the recipe because it ALWAYS tastes better the next day! Great with either chicken or shrimp. You can find tamarind, or tamarind paste at your local international grocery.  I bought tamarind paste (looks like dates) and I just soak it in a little hot water…

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“I Can’t Afford Sick Days.” Here Is How I Never Get One

Justin Plet

For me, Gainsborough Family Chiropractic and living my Life By Design has been crucial. I am a self-employed, full-time musician and am the only one that can do what I do. I can’t afford sick days. If I get sick, I can’t send another musician in my place. A lot of important events count on my…

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How You Can Quit Smoking Forever, Even After Doing It For 20 Years

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Have you ever tried to quit smoking? First, and let me be very clear here… I loved smoking. If you’re a smoker you know exactly what I’m talking about. I won’t even pretend like it wasn’t one of the highlights of my day… It WAS!! But, get this… As of January 1st I’m celebrating three…

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Use Mindfulness To Keep Your Sh*t Together Over The Holidays

mindfulness

Mindfulness doesn’t need to be weird or complicated, and it can help you get through the stressful holiday season. Are you finding the holidays a bit overwhelming? Are the lights, presents, obligations, social pressures and the like getting to be too much for you to handle? Does it feel like you have loads of things to…

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