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Healthy Living: Shoulder Repair

By Christine Harness / December 19, 2017

Healthy Living / Christine Harness Having a painful, deteriorating right shoulder is providing me with some first hand exposure to what so many of our therapy patients go through as they undergo their treatment at our center. Someone once said, “One has to grow old before one can experience what it’s like to be old.” […]

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Healthy Living: Ah, The Holidays!

By Christine Harness / December 6, 2017

Healthy Living / Christine Harness It’s that time, once again, when we find ourselves enmeshed in the holiday spirit. Thanksgiving has come and gone with happy memories lingering on from our special Thanksgiving dinner we shared as so artistically prepared by our 20-year-old granddaughter. It was what we call “taking a long shot” when I […]

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Healthy Living: Smiling

By Christine Harness / November 8, 2017

It was just recently that the subject of smiling became prominent to me as a result of a personal experience. One evening, as my husband and I stood in line behind a group of seven or eight people waiting to be seated for dinner at a popular restaurant, one of the men directly in front […]

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Healthy Living: Mindfulness Games

By Christine Harness / October 25, 2017

I often find myself reminiscing about my pre-teen years growing up in a small coal-mining town in southern Pennsylvania when my best friend, my sister Evelyn, who was 10 years older, spent much of her time training me in the basics of growing up. I adored my sister, and I put forth full effort to […]

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Healthy Living: Fees & Surcharges

By Christine Harness / October 10, 2017

Healthy Living / Christine Harness Do you ever take time to review the bills that you generate every month? Whether you pay them on line or continue using that dinosaur paper trail through the mail, it’s really an eye-opener to discover those strange added charges you will find on many of these bills. For an […]

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HEALTHY LIVING: My Career Choice

By Christine Harness / September 26, 2017

Healthy Living / Christine Harness As I look back over my extended years of working as an occupational therapist, I like to take time to review all of the additional benefits I have enjoyed beyond the basics of a good job choice. Through the years, I have had the good fortune of working with many […]

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Healthy Living: Pain & Adaptation

By Christine Harness / September 12, 2017

I have noticed that I’ve devoted an extraordinary amount of my life to the process of adaptation. When I take the time to think about it, I guess we have all done so. As we age and develop, our lives demand it of us. Adapt: “to make suitable especially by changing,” “to change so as […]