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Dancing with COPD ~ Get Going! by Lynn E. Posted in: Blog Posts in COPD & Emphysema As we COPDer's know, we either "use it or lose it." Exercise is so very vital to improve our quality of life. Before the diagnosis of COPD, I went dancing all the time. ... Read on »
EASING OUT OF COPD~INTO ABUNDANCE by Lynn E. Posted in: Blog Posts in COPD & Emphysema The Feng Shui of Abundance Feed the Birds, feed the Earth In the roots of Feng Shui, there is a teaching: "if you want abundance feed the Earth, feed the birds ... Read on »
COPD and Zen by Lynn E. 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in COPD & Emphysema As those of us with COPD know all too well, a lot of anxiety and panic accompanies the dreadful COPD monster. This will help with controlling these issues. This is reprinted ... Read on »
COPD~Chronic Illness Weaves Some Common Threads by Lynn E. Posted in: Blog Posts in COPD & Emphysema I found the following excerpt by Dr. Amatuzio to be very helpful and insightful and hope that you, too, will glean the comfort, hope, strength and ideas. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ... Read on »
The Silver Linings of COPD and Other Chronic Conditions by Lynn E. Posted in: Blog Posts in COPD & Emphysema Though illness can be scary and unpleasant, there are spiritual gifts to be found in it. Most people think of illness as inconvenient at best, tragic at worst. ... Read on »
Riding Out The Illness in the Sea of Faith by Lynn E. Posted in: Blog Posts in COPD & Emphysema A serious illness tests our faith. Even when doctors tell us eventually we'll recover, illness can seem to drag on interminably and we sink into despai ... Read on »
LISTEN TO YOUR BODY TALK, YOUR BODY TALK by Lynn E. Posted in: Blog Posts in COPD & Emphysema I know how tough it can be to start a fitness program.Reasons abound - good, bad and indifferent - for not embarking on this most wondrous of journeys into yourself. No time ... Read on »
One Legged Exercise for COPD by Lynn E. Posted in: Blog Posts in COPD & Emphysema Wonder if kicking my ex in the butt for about 15 minutes would count as one legged exercise? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters He ... Read on »
THE SIX BLESSINGS OF FOOD by Lynn E. Posted in: Blog Posts in COPD & Emphysema As COPD'ers, we are aware of how important proper nutrition is to us. The COPD along with the meds we take and the slower pace makes it so vital for us to consume proper fue ... Read on »
Living With Rhythm by Lynn E. Posted in: Blog Posts in COPD & Emphysema Developing rhythms in sleeping, eating, and eliminating brings greater order. Eating before the sun goes down, and rising before the sun comes up, allows the power within an ... Read on »
The Power of Breath by Lynn E. Posted in: Blog Posts in COPD & Emphysema Life begins with a first breath and ends with a last breath. Air contains the electricity that charges our vital capacitor with energy. Breathing, posture, physiology, an ... Read on »
ENTHUSIASM!!! by Lynn E. Posted in: Blog Posts in COPD & Emphysema I have noticed that some days, I wake early, full of energy and zest. I get up feeling ready to "take on" the world. On the other hand, there are some mornings where I ca ... Read on »