Carmen’s MBA Trip to Paris and Berlin

Carmen, Monarch’s Director/Lead Instructor recently visited Paris and Berlin with her Executive MBA Class from UVA Darden. She enjoyed learning from global executives, touring the cities, and spending time with her classmates. She may have also enjoyed a croissant or two. 😉 Read more about their trip here: https://blogs.darden.virginia.edu/international/2018/07/24/executive-mba-class-of-2019-students-visit-paris-and-berlin-for-europe-global-residency/

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Introversion Is My Public Speaking Superpower

One of the greatest misunderstandings of introverts is that we don’t like presenting in front of other people. Like shyness, fear of public speaking is another alleged trait of the introverted person. If I’m honest with myself, some of the worst speeches I’ve endured have been by people who love the attention but don’t deliver…

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Addressing Edema and Pain in Athletes

Manual Lymphatic Drainage and Compression Bandaging (not ACE wraps) is now widely accepted as the gold standard in edema management in national and international conferences and symposia. Gone are the days of retrograde massage, pneumatic compression pumps, and ACE wraps only. The lymphatic system is comprised of delicate vessels just below the skin. They assist…

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Craniosacral and Lymphatic Connection

Cranial Circle N0: 40 “The Craniosacral Lymphatic Connection” CST ALLIANCE·SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2017 Lymphatics play a significant role in the circulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). Bruno Chikly has known this for a long time. In his book “Silent Waves” there is a quote from the writings of A.T. Still, “your patient had better save his…

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Online International Breast Cancer Rehabilitation Summit

Register now for the Online International Breast Cancer Rehabilitation Summit! Learn from experts around the world about the leading rehabilitation treatments and interventions to enhance the recovery of breast cancer patients. For more information, check out their website: http://www.breastandshoulder-rehab.com/rehabilitation-summit A day pass is FREE, or you may purchase unlimited access for six months. Enjoy!  Carmen

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Learning to Love Lymphedema

Hi, my name is Mary Frances Kastelberg. I am 19 years old and started my journey with lymphedema 7 years ago. It all started one night in December, when I was most likely dancing in the kitchen to Billie Jean by Michael Jackson, or the new Justin Bieber song. My sister called me over and…

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