It's Chinese New Year, and the Year of the Rooster is officially upon us! We are leaving the Year of the Monkey (and all of its mischievousness) behind, and transitioning into the tenth of the twelve-year Chinese zodiac cycle.
Curious what that might mean for you? Check out these tips from Well + Good on how to get the most out of the Year of the Rooster. I'm welcoming the Year of the Rooster with open arms. Who else is ready for some change?
Check out this awesome video! A great reminder to get outside, and take advantage of my favorite FREE prescription. It's winter in New England, which means it can be harder to force yourself to stay outside. But there are important physiological changes that happen inside your body when you spend time in nature. Do yourself, your mood, and your health a favor, and take advantage of this important prescription!
So I asked you how you commute, and talked about posture. And now I'm asking you how you commute again.
Do you listen to the radio or audiobook in the car? Enjoy some peace and silence? Scroll through social media on the bus? Or catch up on emails on the train?
My favorite way to commute? While listening to podcasts! Since I can't be productive online or with communication in the car, I love to take that time to learn.
Here are some of my favorite podcasts:
How do you commute? Most of my patients know that I drive to Newburyport from Newton. I spend quite a bit of time in my car!
Most of us commute, and with our commutes comes a lot of sitting. It's easy to fall into bad posture and habits, which can have ramifications on your health. While driving your shoulders might hunch up in traffic, your hips may skew to the side, or you might slouch down into your seat. I personally have a tendency to favor and lean onto my right hip,