New things are hard.
I hope these resources can support you as you explore what works for you.
Be persistent - if something doesn't resonate with you, try something else.
You can always reach out to me personally via the form below with questions
My absolute favorite advice on meditating!
Simple, straightforward, easy to do - and fun to listen to!
Yoga with Adrienne
This video is for "Manual Labor" - she has MANY different videos on her channel, there is something for everyone and very beginner-friendly
This video guides you through stretches that address muscles that are frequently used
Lower Back Stretches
The lower back is a common problem area. There are many approaches to addressing pain and stiffness, this video is general enough to apply to many situations
Made by fellow Minnesotan Steve Finnie of Little Thistle Brewing in Rochester, excellent diagrams and advice that applies to work beyond the brewery
Farm Health Data
Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety & Health Center
Rural Health Information Hub
ACRES, USA article on wellness
Elisha Goldstein’s 5-Minute Body Scan
Practice tuning in with your body with this short exercise
Palouse Mindfulness Online Training
This is a free online training library for developing a mindfulness practice
This is a great tool for monitoring and assessing pain - it is geared toward caring for a loved one, but can certainly be applied to monitoring our own