Mindfulness Work With Clients

WRITTEN BY: JESSICA DURANDO, MSW, LCSW Mindfulness, a practice that emphasizes a state of awareness and the ability to be present in the moment, has become increasingly popular over recent years. While the concept of mindfulness was once acknowledged primarily amongst psychotherapists, it is now discussed outside of the clinical world. Currently, the term mindfulness

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Hormonal Birth Control and Athletic Performance – Part 2

WRITTEN BY: JERICA MOORE MA, ATC In a recent study, women were asked if they believed their menstrual cycle affected their training and performance. Bruinvels et al. found that out of 90 subjects, 51% answered yes. Dysmenorrhea (painful periods), which is characterized by painful menstruation, nausea, headaches, fatigue, and diarrhea, is experienced by 60-91% of women

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Do Alcohol Calories Count?

WRITTEN BY: AMANDA STEGMANN RD, MS The elusive freshman 15. Brought on by late night dominos 5-5-5 deal, unlimited dining hall meal plans, and drinking. Lots and lots of drinking. No, the dryer wasn’t shrinking your clothes. But the 30 rack you and your best friend polished off on a thirsty Thursday may have had something

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