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A SENSE-ble Look at Healthy Living: Sound

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The next sense on this refracted journey to a healthy lifestyle is the sense of sound. This will require you to listen closely through all the noise out there on weight loss. It’s hard to focus on what is true, … Continue reading

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A SENSE-ble Look at Healthy Living: Stretch Receptors

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I remember a conversation I had with my director when I was working at the Maine Public Health laboratory. He referenced the time he taught anatomy at Harvard and commented on the complexities of the human body. I replied that, … Continue reading

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A SENSE-ble Look at Healthy Living: Equilibrioception

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A sense of balance or equilibrioception is important for many reasons. I know just how important it is when I get up too fast or turn around too quickly. That feeling of dizziness, nausea and losing control is difficult to … Continue reading

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A SENSE-ble Look at Healthy Living: Smell

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“Memories, imagination, old sentiments, and associations are more readily reached through the sense of smell than through any other channel.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. The science is very direct behind why this fourth sense is so powerful, bringing forth … Continue reading

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A SENSE-ble Look at Healthy Living: Proprioception

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Before we go any further, I need to remind you that even though I’m sharing my personal investigation of eighteen human senses, please use your common sense. I’m not offering medical advice but just attempting to use topics to think … Continue reading

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A SENSE-ble Look at Healthy Living: Sight

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To do something sensibly means taking a rational and practical approach to a situation. Making this move requires information. However, where can you get the facts you need to be sensible? The answer lies in our senses. When asked how … Continue reading

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Deadlines

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No matter what we do in life, we are all faced with some type of deadline. April has a famous deadline. If you don’t file your income taxes, you’ll be subject to a major hassle. Other deadlines such as projects … Continue reading

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