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Let Me Help You Move Through (& Release) Difficult Emotions

    A few years ago I became a Death Doula. You would think as a physician we would be taught in detail about the death and dying process in medical school, but we weren’t.  Not at all. We were taught how to pronounce someone dead, how to perform advanced life support to try to stave off death, how to sign a death certificate… but never about the intricacies of it: what the body feels and experiences as the soul prepares to leave it what the dying process looks like what order the organ systems shut down in and how …

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Valentine’s Day Special Edition: Heart Health From Every Angle… Mind, Body & Soul

  Our minds and our hearts are inextricably intertwined. Mostly we can feel this on an emotional level — we can literally feel the people we love making our hearts feel warm and protected and expand in our chest. And sadly even people we are hurt by or scared of, we can feel that too — our hearts can feel colder or constricted or pound with fear in our chests. Some of you are also aware that electrically — the brain and the heart each have an electrical field and that these electrical fields overlap. This gives our brain’s electrical …

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Sudden Loss and Unexpected Grief… Holistic Ways To Help Your Body Find Relief

  I recently became a Death Doula. You would think as a physician we would be taught in detail about the death and dying process in medical school, but we weren’t. Not at all. We were taught how to pronounce someone dead, how to preform advanced life support to try to stave off death, how to sign a death certificate… but never about the intricacies of it: what the body feels and experiences as the soul prepares to leave it, what the dying process looks like, what order the organ systems shut down in and how that looks and feels, …

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Is Going Outside Part Of Your Daily Health Routine? 8 Reasons Why It’s Essential

      I truly believe that even with the stress of everything we are facing right now, we can still feel healthier than ever if we intentionally set up supportive, comforting and deeply healing health routines. So all winter long, I’m going to be giving you a weekly blog post full of uplifting ways to improve your health, and every single idea is something you can do right in the comfort of your own home. Social distancing approved. It’s a new mini-series I’m releasing for you to help boost your health over these next three winter months. Forward this …

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17 Ways To Naturally Decrease Your Stress (+ A Few Freebies To Help)

Well, let’s face it, we are entering into a stressful week: election week + a pandemic.   My entire goal in running my website and writing these weekly blog posts for you is to decrease your stress and provide tons of uplifting ideas to help you feel better. So today, on top of sharing my favorite stress relief tips, I also decided to turn my Adrenal Repair Online Class into a digital book you can download right this very minute, for free! It has tons of fun things inside like a quiz to help you figure out if you are …

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Your History Of Trauma Is Making This Pandemic Harder On You Than Others

    If you feel like you are having a harder time dealing with the stressors that this global pandemic has caused than some of your other friends or loved ones, there is good reason. If you’ve had a history of trauma, or a history of greater stressors in your life before the coronavirus circled the globe (such as serious illness or injury, death of a loved one, divorce, unemployment, financial struggles, legal troubles, etc…) than recent medical studies prove that this pandemic actually is harder on your mental health. We’ve known for a while that a history of trauma …

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Your Food Choices Impact Your Anxiety Levels… Here’s What To Look Out For

Today I wanted to share some foods that are medically proven affect anxiety, so that you can use this information to naturally decrease your anxiety levels.   Did you know treating anxiety actually adds years to your life span? More on that in a moment. But first, let’s not worsen or trigger your underlying anxiety with the wrong foods. Nutritional psychiatry is a real thing — using nutrition to treat mood disorders can transform your life and make huge shifts in your ability to function and even thrive, despite having a predisposition towards anxiety.   Two foods that might be …

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