Jason M Carlton

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Motivations to Encourage Heart-healthy Lifestyles

By Jason M Carlton
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Neva, one of the 2014 My Heart Challenge: Play at Home Edition contestants, has many factors that motivate her to make the heart-healthy lifestyle changes. We all have different things that motivate us, but read what is helping Neva and see if there are elements like that in your life that can help you find the push you need to eat healthier and be more active. 

The Role of Occupational Therapy

By Jason M Carlton
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April is National Occupational Therapy Month — held to honor the occupational therapists who help people regain function and develop and maintain the skills they need in their daily lives. The focus in occupational therapy is to help individuals achieve independence in all facets of life. Learn more about the role occupational therapy plays in the lives of people, and the career outlook for occupational therapists.

The Secret to Enjoying Exercise: Find Something you Like

By Jason M Carlton
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During one of the weekly reports submitted by the My Heart Challenge: Play at Home Edition contestants, one woman elaborated on a question asking for any advice they would offer other people who want to become more healthy. She shared some great advice that has worked well for her, and it has applicability to everyone else as well.