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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: Thirst

variety of water bottles filled with fruit

I hope you’ve enjoyed this series, and you’re probably thirsting for more. Yes, this installment of a sense-ble look at healthy living is all about the sense of thirst. I was taught that I needed to drink eight glasses of … 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: Sound

couple eating pizza in front of the TV

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

unbuckled brown belt

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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A SENSE-ble Look at Healthy Living: Equilibrioception

merry go round

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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