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Jack Kirven – QNotes

Dear Happily Partnered Extrovert,

Health & Wellness: Re-establishing Boundaries as a Happily Single Introvert

I love you, and I want our friendship to continue flourishing. But there’s something I need you to understand, and I’m going to force you this one time to fully acknowledge what I’m saying to you. If you refuse, I’ll stop spending time with you.

Getting Past the VD Hump

Health & Wellness: How to Avoid Being in the 90 Percent

The VD in question here is Valentine’s Day, and the 90 percent refers to the number of new gym members who stop going by Feb. 14.

Killer gene mutations

Health & Wellness: This one is a MTHFR

Not long ago my sister had a miscarriage. It was upsetting in and of itself, because that kind of news is terrible; however, there was more. This was her fifth miscarriage.

‘Wizard of Oz’ in the Queen City

118 years of friendship with Dorothy

“You have some queer friends, Dorothy,” says Polychrome in “The Road to Oz” (the 1909 sequel to “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” the first of L. Frank Baum’s Oz novels).

Kundalini Yoga

Health & Wellness: A reminder to stop and breathe

At any rate, the reason rest is once again on my mind is because a client recently took me to a yoga class as a treat.

Stress, cortisol and weight gain

Health & Wellness: Why chronic stress can make you fat

If you’ve got your finger on the pulse of health trends, it’s likely you’ve been hearing the current buzzwords “cortisol creates belly fat” and “cortisol causes muscle wasting and fat storage.”

Forging your gains though progressive overload

Health & Wellness: The grueling process of improvement

They were recreating in minute detail the process of forging a sword. It looked like backbreaking work. Not just the actual physical activity, but the sweltering conditions and the constant repetition.

Ripped Abs

Health and Wellness: Getting to the Core of the Situation

There’ve been many signifiers of fitness and beauty over the years. … In 2018 USA we value visible six packs.