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How Your Posture Is Impacting Your Health

    Last year when I ran my annual Chakra Healing Class, one of the most interesting topics came up. On of the participants (thank you Steve!) mentioned that he noticed becoming more short of breath when his posture slumped. That brought on a wonderful discussion of all the different ways that poor posture literally physically affects your health… everything from dry mouth and dental issues to decreased oxygenation, decreased sleep quality and even increased ADHD symptoms.   But posture affects more than just our physical body… it affects our spirit.       In class I shared a link …

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To Stay Young, Stay Curious (& Dozens Of Other Ways To Protect Your Brain)

    When nothing is sure, Everything is possible. — Margaret Drabble   This is what we are living in right now: nothing is sure. But that also means: everything is possible! Right now is the perfect time to open up to learning new things you never would have had the time or opportunity to learn before. To shed old routines and consider what changes in your lifestyle, what changes to your career, and what changes to your health you might want to make after this pandemic is over, and to start learning new skills to prepare for it. I …

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Your Body Is Continually Speaking To You. Here’s How To Listen To It.

  Every single one of us gets a constant stream of information coming to us from a deep, internally knowing of what is best for us in any moment of time — call it a gut hunch, call it a “felt sense,’ call it your inner truth, call it your intuition… whatever you call it, you can learn how to drop your awareness out of your monkey mind and into a deeper awareness that resides in your body. Our bodies are always speaking to us about what is going on inside of us, and all we need to do is …

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Uplifting Ideas To Keep Your Spirits High During A Pandemic

    Over the past month, I’ve blogged a few times about coronavirus prevention and treatment ideas, from a holistic physician’s perspective.   So today I want to add onto these tips with some less commonly heard, wonderfully uplifting ideas that you can implement (yes, even while practicing social distancing!) to feel strong, centered and resilient. Today let’s go way beyond the “wash your hands & isolate yourself” recommendation that you have heard a thousand times and add some important tips gleaned from the medical literature after studying the course and resolution of earlier pandemics. And yes, there have always …

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Winter Skin Help

Winter can be a tough time for anybody’s skin… painfully dry hands and cracked heels galore (ouch!)   Dry heated air dehydrates and cracks your vulnerable skin while you are inside staying warm… …combine that with whipping cold winds that chaff skin when you are outside and winter is just no fun on your skin, especially if you suffer from chronic skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema or other forms of dermatitis.   Today I have a blog post for you that is full of wonderful things you can do to support tender dry winter skin and support skin health …

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Healing Is Your Body’s Natural State, Here’s Why

As we head into 2017… …there one thing that is crucial for you to know. If you can align with this truth, than your body can re-align with your natural healing process no matter what health obstacle you are facing. And this is all it takes — deeply accepting that:   You are literally a self-healing machine… …it’s what your body does naturally! Your: acupuncturist chiropractor nutritionist herbalist therapist physician surgeon massage therapist etc… ALL rely on *your body* to heal itself.   I know I rely on my patient’s bodies to self heal… all health care practitioners do.   …

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The Quickest Way To Heal Is To Surrender, Here’s How

Surrendering is safe.   Working intuitively with patients all over the globe, I’ve learned a lot about loss, grief and healing. I can say for a fact that what heals people in real life contrasts quite vividly to what I *learned* about grief and healing in med school. I still remember being in medical school and learning all about the classic model of the grief process, set forth by the amazing and brave Elisabeth Kubler-Ross:   D A B D A (I’m sure many of my readers, who are also healers, are familiar with this acronym:) meaning: D — denial …

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