20 Articles by Laura Di Franco, MPT

Laura Di Franco, MPT

How To Use Your Phone As A Tool To Manifest Abundance

"I get gratitude. I get how using it as a focus in your daily life brings more to be grateful for. But it’s the practice, not the beliefs, that is the...

Laura Di Franco, MPT
July 30 2017

Feng Shui Of The Soul: The Mind-Body Practice That Can Heal You From Past Trauma

“No rules, just write. Don’t worry about spelling, punctuation, grammar or even finishing sentences. Just let the words flow and don’t stop writing...

Laura Di Franco, MPT
June 29 2017

5 Things You Should Know About Holistic Physical Therapy

Traditional PTs look at one body part and make one diagnosis at a time. But that's not how the body works.

Laura Di Franco, MPT
July 2 2016

Take Your Brain Off Autopilot + Manifest The Life Of Your Dreams

“If you’re living on autopilot, you’re manifesting on autopilot.”

Laura Di Franco, MPT
June 9 2016

8 Nonnegotiable Habits Of Successful People

You already know what you need to do to create success for yourself, but the million-dollar question is this: When will you take action?

Laura Di Franco, MPT
April 11 2016

Why We Really Need To Stop Saying "No Pain, No Gain"

Feeling is healing, and you need to listen to your body.

Laura Di Franco, MPT
March 4 2016

22 Life-Changing Lessons From "The Motivation Manifesto"

Have you ever read a book and wished you'd written it yourself? For me, that book is Brendon Burchard's "The Motivation Manifesto" — a compelling...

Laura Di Franco, MPT
March 3 2016

The Internal Shift That Will Help You Create Miracles

Dwelling in possibility is the magic key to doing anything, being anything, or healing any part of your life — if you believe it. What do you believe?

Laura Di Franco, MPT
January 24 2016

How To Lift Weights The RIGHT Way

The way your body moves is unique to you and the specific set of circumstances it’s in. I'm a physical therapist, and after working with so many...

Laura Di Franco, MPT
October 22 2015

Your Body Is Always Guiding You. Here's How To Tap Into That Super Power

The secret to hearing your intuition is in your ability to feel your body. Once you get it, you’ll always have a powerful tool to guide your life,...

Laura Di Franco, MPT
October 9 2015

5 Things All Runners Should Do (But Probably Don't)

Runners do a repetitive pattern of movement that can result in problems if they're not careful. Repeated frontal plane contractions (the same muscles...

Laura Di Franco, MPT
September 18 2015

Is It Time To Give Up On Your Workout? Here's How To Tell

Following the "no pain, no gain” mantra will guarantee you an injury sooner or later. Ignoring important pain signals coming from your body is not...

Laura Di Franco
July 20 2015

9 Great Reasons Everyone Should Write

Writing is more than just an avenue of expression for me. It’s a healing journey. Writing leaves me more whole. It helps me integrate mind, body, and...

Laura Di Franco, MPT
June 27 2015

6 Ways You're Stretching Wrong + How To Fix It

Learning the safe way to stretch can help you prevent injuries in sports and everyday life. Whether your goal is to stretch your body into...

Laura Di Franco, MPT
June 17 2015

How "Perfect" Posture Can Hurt You (And What You Can Do About It)

Perfect posture is a myth. If I asked you to sit up like this (I do my best impression of an Army sergeant) all day long, you would eventually hurt.

Laura Di Franco, MPT
June 4 2015

The Case For One-Sided Exercise

Most bodies have tightness or pain on one side due to past injury, trauma, surgery or repetitive, poor posture.

Laura Di Franco, MPT
May 18 2015

Understanding Fascia: How To Protect It While You're Working Out

If you've you spent a lifetime with the goal of chiseling yourself into the prefect ratio of body fat, hoping that harder is better, you might want to...

Laura Di Franco, MPT
April 1 2015