A couple of weeks ago, I threw my back out.

Yeah, I know. I’m too young for that.

I totally agree.

But here’s the thing.  I know exactly what to do to care for myself in a way that should allow my lower back to hold it together.  I just don’t always do what I’m supposed to do.

As a result, my back got out of whack.  It was off track.

And all because I bent over to pick up a shoe.


You know it wasn’t the shoe right?  It’s never just about the shoe. It’s about the stress on my body before I bent over the pick up the shoe.  It’s about my lack of exercise. A little weight gain. Moving a little too fast and not being a little more careful.

That’s how life is.

While sometimes there are major life circumstances that throw us for a loop, more often than not, it’s the little things that just pile up and before we know it…

Sway. Slip. Sharp pain.

Today I talk about what my body is telling me and how this is also teaching me about life.

The core that support my lower back is similar to the core that should support our lives.


But we have to care for the core of who we really are in order to keep things in line and operating on all cylinders.

And more importantly, we can’t just go for short term fixes.  We need to do what it takes over the long haul to address more than our pain the root of our problems.

The long term benefits are worth it.

Let’s Talk!

  • What core issues are you causing you pain?
  • Have you opted in the past for “quick fixes”? What long term solutions do you need to pursue?
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Highlights for Today’s Episode:

  • How to care for your core
  • Living with circumstances you don’t understand
  • New book announcement

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