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The Kind of World You Carry...

A pretty wonderful thought from James Russell Lowell. Somedays it is easier than others to remember to think positively. On those days when I catch myself failing to do that, and I turn it around deliberately, it always surprises me how much more beautiful the world becomes...it's May. It's beautiful outside (even when it's raining!) Go enjoy it. Live Well - Diana

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Invincible Summer

We've made it through another winter. We are so very glad that Spring is springing up all around us. And with it come fresh air days outside, filled with the garden and all our favorite outdoor things. While we may not have felt the last blast of cold air for the year, we are glad to know that ahead of us, and within us, is the warmth and strength of summer. Live Well -  Diana Shop Hot and Cold Collections

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The beginning is always today.

Spring brings the idea of new beginnings sharply into focus for me every year. Somehow dirt and a tangle of roots brings an unending variety of life to the surface. Maybe that's why I'm addicted to digging in the dirt, and the bulbs and perennials that fill my yard. But even though I plan the garden and the way I think it might be in bloom, it is never quite what I expected. You can never really plan for what actually takes root and comes to life. And so it is every day with each thing we do. You never quite know which seeds you are sowing, which new things you are trying, will be the ones that might change your life. So keep...

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New Recommendations for Back Pain Treatment

The American College of Physicians (ACP) released new guidelines for the treatment of the most common form of "non-specific" low back pain this week. Nonspecific pain is when your back hurts and "you're not sure what you did to it." The headline? For pain that has lasted less than 12 weeks, non-drug treatment is recommended as the first line of treatment, including heat-wraps, massage, acupuncture and spinal manipulation.  You can read more details in US News and World Report, and a number of other publications. If you want to go straight to the source, The American College of Physicians website has all the details. We know superficial heat works wonders on low back pain. We believe in it so much, we have a...

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Just Keep Swimming

Simple words - but such great advice. Experts say that January resolutions start waning this week without that extra bit of determination. You may have taken the first step towards where ever it is you want to go. Stick with it. If it takes 66 days to form a habit, you are half way there! 

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