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A Passive Stretch to Ease a Writer’s Aching Body

    Last week was an extremely busy one for me, mainly because I committed to submit ten articles to a London publisher. Sometimes we make decisions that are totally insane, and that’s what I did when I accepted the writing assignments that had to be submitted within one week after acceptance. I managed to finish all ten articles one day and a few hours late because I was able to work on them only a couple of days before the deadline. It required hours and hours of striking the keypad and needless to say, by the time I finished, my shoulders and back were really stiff. Through the years, when the body stiffens and begins to ache due to overwork, I always do a passive stretch which I call the “Fulford stretch.” It’s an easy and highly effective way to relax the muscles. This stretch was recommended by Dr. Robert Fulford,  who was a leading practitioner of cranial osteopathy.  In his book, “Dr. Fulford’s Touch of Life: The Healing Power of the Natural Life Force,” he …