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A SENSE-ble Look at Healthy Living: Magnetoreception

city map with a pointer showing location

I have a sense from the comments I’ve read that you all are enjoying this SENSE-ble look at a healthy lifestyle. I’ve enjoyed writing these refracted blogs and learning from them. I hope you’ll be attracted to the fifteenth sense … Continue reading

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A SENSE-ble Look at Healthy Living: Nociception

man meditating in nature

I’ve talked about the ways my many senses are used to help along this continuing journey to a healthy lifestyle. The next one is complicated but may be one of the key reasons for either a successful journey — or … Continue reading

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A SENSE-ble Look at Healthy Living: Itch

woman scratching her skin

Before I got to the halfway point on my sense-ble look at this journey to a healthy lifestyle, I wrote about the sense of touch. As I learned further about how all our senses must work together, I can now … Continue reading

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A SENSE-ble Look at Healthy Living: Pressure

businessman struggling to push a boulder

I sense, by now, it’s been established that the eighteen senses being refracted upon are all linked, working together to achieve a healthy lifestyle. Today’s sense-ble look deals with pressure. Pressure is the physical force exerted on an object by … Continue reading

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A SENSE-ble Look at Healthy Living: Thermoception

woman standing in front of a blowing fan

As you read this latest refracted sense-ble look at a healthy lifestyle, you may feel warm and fuzzy or possibly turn a cold shoulder. The sense of temperature is not an easy item to describe. How else can I explain … 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: Touch

little girl reaching for a pot on the stove

It takes thousands of nerve endings (receptors) throughout our skin to process four basic sensations: pain, heat, cold and pressure. The sense of touch is very complex. As with the other senses shared on this journey, I really don’t think … Continue reading

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