Healthy Lifestyle

Need a bit of lifestyle inspiration? We are here to motivate you to be the best version of yourself, by providing resources and advice for your overall well-being! A healthy family, is a happy family, whether it be for the individual, couples, or the entire household. Your health-physically, spiritually, mentally, emotionally, and socially-are important to make life rich and fulfilling for all involved. Check out some of our featured contributors below, and follow them on social media to learn more about living a healthy lifestyle.

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Healthy Lifestyle Posts

Spotlight Special: Dr. Gabriella Rivera, IML’s Healthy Lifestyle Contributor

Preventing Mask Related Neck and Jaw Problems Video By: Dr. Gabriella Rivera Dr. Gabriella Rivera, Physical Therapist is a California native. She graduated from California State University, Fresno with her BS in Kinesiology and pursued her Doctorate in Physical Therapy … Continue reading Spotlight Special: Dr. Gabriella Rivera, IML’s Healthy Lifestyle Contributor

Spotlight: Paulette Fryar and The Million Mile Project

Written By: Paulette Fryar My name is Paulette Fryar and I am a Coast Guard Spouse to my husband, Troy, who is in his 31st year of active duty service. We have 4 college age sons, with one entering the … Continue reading Spotlight: Paulette Fryar and The Million Mile Project

Spotlight: Bree Carroll and Military Marriage Day!

Our marriages are the core of our families & when they are strong our force is strong. …have a desire to improve your relationships or looking for something to keep it going? Military Marriage Day is for you!   Bree … Continue reading Spotlight: Bree Carroll and Military Marriage Day!

Spotlight Special Edition: Counselor Amy Rivera with Family Self Care Advice

To truly dive into self- care, you should look at self-care by categories: Physical, Spiritual, Mental, Emotional, and Social. Amy Rivera-Counselor, Mother, and Army Wife My name is Amy Rivera. I am a mother to two amazing kids and a … Continue reading Spotlight Special Edition: Counselor Amy Rivera with Family Self Care Advice

Dr. Gabriella Rivera and The Impact of Virtual Learning

Written By: Dr. Gabriella Rivera @more.than.physical.therapy Have you considered the impact of virtual learning for your 4-7 year old? Increased screen time and sitting can lead to early posture problems for our children. The decreased ability to participate in play, … Continue reading Dr. Gabriella Rivera and The Impact of Virtual Learning

Counselor Amy Rivera and Circle of Control

By: Amy Rivera, Counselor @armywife_counselorlife I’m the type of person who LOVES a plan! As much as I Iike spontaneity now and then, I love organization and knowing when and how things will happen. These past few weeks have sent … Continue reading Counselor Amy Rivera and Circle of Control

How to Relieve: Headaches and Neck Pain

By: Dr. Gabriella Rivera, IML Wellness Contributor @more.than.physical.therapy Neck pain and headaches go hand in hand and can sideline you from normal activities. Posture is a huge factor in neck pain and tension that leads to headaches. Here are 5 … Continue reading How to Relieve: Headaches and Neck Pain

4 Recommendations to Prevent and Management Lower Back Pain (LBP)

By: Dr. Gabriella Rivera, Physical Therapist Low Back Pain (LBP) is the most common musculoskeletal condition WORLDWIDE! Research has shown that rest and medication actually makes LBP worse!Imaging is NOT indicated for most people with acute low back pain. Here … Continue reading 4 Recommendations to Prevent and Management Lower Back Pain (LBP)

Jen McDonald, Milspouse Matters Podcast

Feature Spotlight Written By: Jen McDonald I’m Jen McDonald and I was a military spouse for nearly three decades until my husband’s retirement, and I’m also the mom of an active duty son. My heart is for military families! I … Continue reading Jen McDonald, Milspouse Matters Podcast

National Physical Therapy Month

Written By: Dr. Gabriella Rivera October is National Physical Therapy month! Physical Therapists can help people of all ages including new borns all the way to hospice care! We aim to decrease pain, improve function, and promote health and wellness … Continue reading National Physical Therapy Month

Featured Contributors

Dr. Gabriella Rivera, Physical Therapist @more.than.physical.therapy

Physical Therapist, Owns a Concierge Mobile PT Practice, and Developer of Health and Wellness Courses

Dr. Gabriella Rivera, Physical Therapist-is a California native. She graduated from California State University, Fresno with her BS in Kinesiology and pursued her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Loma Linda University. She has experience in all physical therapy settings and enjoys seeing people improve their function and not settle for less.
Dr. Rivera recently ventured out into her own concierge mobile PT practice and has started to develop health and wellness courses to assist people in self management and prevention of injuries.
You can follow along with her content on Instagram and find her courses here!

Amy Rivera, School Counselor @armywife_counselorlife

School Counselor, Mother of Two, and Proud Army Wife

My name is Amy Rivera. I am a mother to two amazing kids and a wife to my loving husband who is active duty in the US Army. I truly enjoy the life we have and the opportunities that have come from being a part of this community.

Professionally, I am a school counselor with a Masters degree in education. I love working with children and have worked with them in various settings for over 10 years. Follow Amy on Instagram to learn more!

Ashleigh Magee, Healthy Living Coach @ashmageecoach

Health Coach, Active Duty Servicemember, and Military Spouse

Ashleigh is a health and wellness coach who specializes in helping military women balance self-care and weight loss with the demands of active duty. Do you or someone you know struggle with weight loss or health? Follow Ashleigh on Instagram and Facebook to reach out about her FREE 7-Day Clean Eating Challenge, and how to be a healthier and happier human!

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