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How To Discover Your Play Style, And Use It To Improve Your Health

          Play is not only a relief and a respite from the seriousness that stress, illness and trauma bring to our lives, it is actually therapy.   Play time is therapeutic time, point blank.  Child psychologists use this healing tool often, because play is a child’s way to express and release any inner turmoil or fears that the child doesn’t even consciously know they have.   But it isn’t only therapeutic for children, it’s therapeutic for adults too. In fact, I would argue that engaging in some form of play daily is one of the best things you can do to safeguard …

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Why Don’t I Feel Anything When I Am Grounding? Here’s Why:

    The next online health class I am running is my Chakra Healing Online Class, which starts on Monday (more on that below, I’d love to have you join in if you’d like to work with a physician on your core alignment and feeling how that impacts the health of your body!) So in honor of my upcoming chakra class, today I’d like to answer a question I get asked quite often that I feel is related to your internal core alignment — why don’t I feel anything when I am grounded? I also get asked just as often, …

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How To Stick With Your Long Term Health Goals, Even When It Sucks

    I just finished with a wonderful medical conference in which I had the pleasure of hearing Dr. Terry Wahls speak. She so impressive, with the amount of medical experience, knowledge and wisdom she possesses… particularly in the field of autoimmune disorders and how diet impacts our body’s health. Visit her website here if you are interested in learning more about that. That’s not what I loved most, however. The part I loved most was when she talked about helping patients get clear on why they even want to do the work of healing in the first place. She …

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How To Feel At Home In Your Body

      Most of us live with a sense of not really inhabiting our body fully. We want things to change about our body or about our health before we will actually want to be in it. Or we have some judgement against it, or even disdain for it, on some level. We feel, subconsciously maybe, that our body is against us. We can feel that it’s too damaged by health issues to truly cherish. We have a half hearted sense of tolerating our bodies for the time being. No! You aren’t settling for that! Your body, in exactly …

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10 Ways To Make Healing Instantly More Playful And Uplifting

    I’m going to be spending some much needed time with my family and soaking in every single second for the next few weeks, as by the end of this summer I will officially be an empty nester (sob!!!) So I today I wanted to leave an uplifting holistic healing article filled with tons of resources for you to enjoy over the next few weeks until my weekly blog posts return. Here is my goal: I’d like to encourage you to see healing as fun. Yes… fun! After all, as you heal you should feel better and better and …

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Warm Weather Tips To Avoid Dehydration, Protect Your Mineral Balance & Boost Grounding Too

  In honor of Earth Day this April, I’m going to do a 5 part series over the next 5 weeks to encourage you to get outside and get grounded — it is an absolutely essential part of your spring healing plan! Here are the next 5 blog posts: A new study helps to explain why grounding boosts your mood My top 10 indoor activities to take outside this spring Holistic sun protection: tips to know before going outside Replacing minerals to boost your conductivity and avoid dehydration this spring and summer Holistic skin care support: protecting against bug bites, …

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You Have The Healing Power Of Breath Inside You Right Now… Here’s 5 Ways To Use It

  In medicine, we know it only takes three deep breaths to significantly support vagal nerve tone, which helps modulate your autonomic nervous system. Meaning your heart rate, respiratory rate, blood pressure and brain all get calmed and centered and soothed… and pain significantly decreases as well. Because we can actively control our body’s air exchange through intentional breathing, there are lots of awesome ways you can play around with using your breath to calm you, invigorate you, increase your focus, decrease your anxiety, decrease your pain, increase your oxygenation, decrease stress and muscle tension, and more. Although unconsciously most …

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