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Davalos & McCormack. Healthy Living Professional

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Shirley has been a media professional for longer than she cares to remember. A former TV producer she is now free of the day-to-day tyranny of TV news (ok, she got fired) and is now a media consultant, certified hypnotherapist and all-round jockette. She plays squash, runs, and generally likes any... Full Bio
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How the Romans Built the Space Shuttle by Davalos & McCormack. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Sometimes you come across some facts that are hard to believe and yet are true. For example, the fact that the design for an Imperial Roman war chariot influenced th ... Read on »
Fat chance overweight docs will advise you on weight loss by Davalos & McCormack. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Beauty, they say, is in the eye of the beholder. So too, apparently, is obesity. A new study says your doctor is much less likely to point out that you need to shed ... Read on »
Court in the act by Davalos & McCormack. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise They say that justice is blind. After reading these actual transcripts from court cases it also appears to be dumb a lot of the time. * Lawyer: “Was that the sam ... Read on »
How come no one sues Nike for making them exercise too much! by Davalos & McCormack. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I was reading the newspaper the other day and came across a couple of stories that caught my eye, not because the stories themselves were particularly fascinating bu ... Read on »
I’m not too fat, I’m just too small by Davalos & McCormack. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I used to work with a man, let’s call him Jerry. Every year, when he went to his doctor for a physical and was asked what his height was he would add an inch to the ... Read on »
Bending over backwards to defend yoga by Davalos & McCormack. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I have never made any secret of the fact that I hate yoga. Mostly because I have spent a lifetime doing sports that compact all my muscles and here comes this ancien ... Read on »
What are YOU missing? by Davalos & McCormack. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise We enjoy reading “News” sources in order to be more informed of what happened and analysis on what it all means, however,  since Tina Brown took over as editor of “N ... Read on »
Biggest Bonehead lawsuits of 2011 by Davalos & McCormack. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise You’ve probably read those lists of stupidest criminals, you know, the ones who try to rob a bank and write the note to the teller on an envelope that has the ... Read on »
What we learned about life on our vacation! by Davalos & McCormack. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise We’ve been on a whirlwind vacation that happily was combined with a job in Washington D.C.  I don’t know where the time went as we cruised the museums and experience ... Read on »
How dirty are you? by Davalos & McCormack. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise There are many famous germaphobes in history, people who are literally terrified at the thought of coming into contact with germs. Nice shoes Howard ... Read on »
Wasting Time is such a, well, Waste of Time by Davalos & McCormack. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise It always starts out with the best of intentions. You are going to go online and look for a recipe for something for dinner, or to see how your favorite sports team ... Read on »
Ah, the not-so-simple life! by Davalos & McCormack. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Sometimes you just feel the need to get away, to get out of the City and head out to the country, the mountains, the lakes, the seaside, for some peace and quiet. To ... Read on »
How 9/11 is Creating Communities by Davalos & McCormack. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I confess that on the tenth anniversary of September 11th I didn’t pick up a newspaper, turn on the TV news or listen to the radio. I didn’t have the heart to. I’d a ... Read on »
Everything New is Old! by Davalos & McCormack. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise When bad things happen people often rush to judgement; they are quick to find fault, to figure out who’s to blame and why, and what needs to be done about it. That c ... Read on »
When Strangers Meet by Davalos & McCormack. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise My daughter Ari is a performance artist, she is also a grant writer, a list maker, a graphic artist, an organizer of other people’s stuff, a thinker, a positive pers ... Read on »
A Bitter Pill To Swallow Could Make You Sick by Davalos & McCormack. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Being a bitter person won’t make you a better person. In fact, new research shows it might make you a sicker person. The study was done by researchers at Concord ... Read on »
Do You Really Need Your Tonsils? by Davalos & McCormack. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I still have pretty much everything that I came into the world with. My hair – though not as much as before; my teeth – though not as many as before; as well as my a ... Read on »
Housing and Health by Davalos & McCormack. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise When you think of health you typically think of things like diet and exercise and doctors and drugs. But there’s another key component that often gets overlooked in ... Read on »
They Needed a Study To Tell Them That! by Davalos & McCormack. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Clinical research is a vitally important part of medicine. After all, if you don’t do the research you can’t find the causes of disease or come up with potential new ... Read on »
6 Simple Steps to Reduce Stress by Davalos & McCormack. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise So many of my clients come to me and say, “I’m so stressed out!”  In fact, just walking down the street you can see for yourself the people who look like they simp ... Read on »