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Heart-Centered Wellness Journey

Ayurveda and Yoga advocate surrender over exertion, emphasizing gentle, supported steps when making healthier choices like overcoming overindulgence. Small, well-supported changes prove more effective, reducing the likelihood of rebound. The goal is to replace habits initially perceived as beneficial but causing issues, with truly supportive routines that foster trust. These changes, purifying and nourishing on all levels, eschew intense sensations in favor of developing profound feelings of enjoyment and contentment. Take advantage of an introductory rate saving $26 when booking three sessions for a total of $199, ensuring a subtle, holistic approach to well-being.

Clean Eating Recipe

Easy Red Lentil Soup. Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil. 2 carrots. 1 onion. 3 cloves garlic. 2 tsp each ground cumin & turmeric. 1/2 tsp each salt & pepper. 1/4 tsp cayenne. 1 pkg. 900 ml. vegetable broth. 1 cup dried red lentils. 1/4 cup chopped parsley. 3 tbsp. lemon juice. Directions: Heat oil in large saucepan. Cook carrots, onion, and garlic until starting to soften, 3 to 5 min. Stir in cumin, turmeric, salt, pepper, and cayenne. Cook 1 min. until fragrant. Stir in broth and lentils; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and cook 25 min. Stir in chopped parsley and lemon juice.

February is Heart Month

Did you know that 80% of cardiovascular diseases are preventable through healthy lifestyle and diet. By adopting a healthier lifestyle, you can delay the onset of heart disease or stroke by as much as 14 years! You can further reduce your risk by considering these heart-healthy steps: • Be physically active • Control your blood pressure • Keep your blood cholesterol levels in check • Eat a healthy diet and look for healthy ways to reduce your stress. Talk to your professional CAREGiver™ to discuss how they can help you to make some positive changes in your life.

Relocation Stress Syndrome

While remaining at home is possible for some seniors, many others may need to move to Independent Living with Services to get the best care possible. Since moving is a major life stressor, some seniors may experience relocation stress syndrome, with symptoms like confusion, loneliness, and anxiety. To help make the transition to assisted living as smooth as possible, it’s important to: 1) avoid rushing the process; 2) focus on their well-being; 3) make their new home look familiar with personal belongings; 4) help them get involved in their new community; and 5) ensure they have frequent visitors.

Ask The Expert

Q: My husband can’t stand wearing progressive lenses and would rather have separate pairs of glasses for driving and reading. Is there something wrong with him or his eyes?
A: That’s an impossible question to answer in a short column. Progressive lenses, like bifocals, are intended to provide a convenient change in focus when needed. Everyone is different of course. Perhaps his visual tasks are more comfortable for him with non-progressive lenses. It’s also possible that he had a bad experience with improperly fitted glasses in the past. For guidance in your optical choices come see us at Mosaic – we provide a range of lenses for everyone!

Children’s Dental Health Month

February is Children’s Dental Health Month – themed Brush, Floss, Smile!! Key insights reveal tooth decay as the predominant childhood ailment, impacting 3 in 5 children—surpassing asthma’s prevalence by fivefold and resulting in 51 million school hours lost yearly. Prioritize your child’s oral well-being with an initial dentist visit by age one. Establish a routine: brush their teeth for two minutes twice daily, and assist until they can self-manage. Leverage fluoride’s enamel-strengthening prowess to combat cavities. Opt for tooth-friendly snacks like yogurt, cheese, fruits, and veggies, eschewing lingering stickiness. Embrace water as the optimal drink for both dental and overall health. Prioritize those little smiles!

February Offer at Motion™

Make life accessible with life-changing equipment – No interest or payments for 12 months on purchases up to $15,000. At Motion™, our knowledgeable experts enjoy making life accessible for everyone by identifying the unique needs of our clients and selecting solutions that fit their lifestyles. Let us help you make a difference in your life every day with the right mobility and home accessibility solutions, including wheelchairs, stairlifts, walkers, power lift recliners, bathroom safety items, and more. “Because Motion™ isn’t a place, it’s a partnership.” Take advantage of our humm financing special offer: No interest or payments for 12 months on equipment purchases between $1,501 – $15,000 to March 29, 2024. Ask a Motion™ representative for more details.

Effortless Beauty Forever

Women of all ages are embracing the simplicity of permanent makeup, a trend explained by makeup artists. Discover set-it-and-forget-it solutions for captivating eyes, fuller brows, plumper lips, and addressing age-related concerns. Whether you’ve overplucked eyebrows or noticed diminishing lash volume, permanent makeup offers hope. Procedures like nano brows create fuller brows, lip blushing enhances the pout, and permanent eyeliner combats the appearance of menopausal eyelash loss. Known as micro-pigmentation or cosmetic tattooing, permanent makeup is rapidly gaining popularity, providing enduring solutions for timeless beauty. Embrace the ease and confidence that comes with permanent makeup, unlocking a new era of age-defying beauty.

Class IV Laser for Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain? Acute Injury and a lot of swelling? Try Class IV Deep Tissue Laser which kick starts your body’s own healing capacity 2-3 times! It’s clinically proven by the World Health Organization to reduce pain and restore function to tissues. Injuries need blood flow and circulation to heal and laser does just that. Common ailments that have proven successful are: muscle strains, tendon injuries such as rotator cuff tears, as well as joint sprains. Even acute swelling or bruises can be treated with laser to accelerate the healing process and decrease scar tissue formation!

Igniting Your Passion

Awakening your tender heart opens your passion and life force, welcoming the juices that frees your soul to ~Pass-I-on ~ wherever you go & in whatever you do. Embodying and knowing that each breath matters; where we put our focus and attention, what we value and how we choose to spend our time is who we become. Take nothing for granted as you taste the many flavors of desire that energize your joy and pleasure. Swim in that pool each day, bathing yourself and igniting your fire that fuels your heart to thrive. Choose to become curious and impassioned with and by life.