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Adrenaline: Friend or Foe (or Both)?

Adrenaline is our culprit for many of the physical symptoms you’re experiencing, including flares of IBS, hot flashes, and nausea. Adrenaline helps us get away from scary events but raises blood pressure, shuts down our

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Anxiety

Recharging is about stopping...something

Recharging your energy when you have been through a very difficult time, are grieving from the loss of a job, a friend, a family member, part of yourself in some way… is a very difficult thing. Not impossible! But difficult.

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Anxiety

Do you know how to recharge?

Happy September everyone! You have survived the first week back to the “regular” schedule. The fall is upon us. I’ve been recharging myself this past summer, and as @katenorthrup would call it, using my Egg Wisdom

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Body-Mind Medicine

Paying attention to the niggle

Do you ever have a feeling about something to find out you are right? But you have no evidence (immediately) to prove it? This week, my funny feeling was about something not being right. Two major things

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anger, self-loathing, shame
Body-Mind Medicine

How to stop being an angry 'ogre'

You’re not an ogre, but you do get frustrated and the feelings overwhelm you. If only there was something you could do to stop feeling angry, right? An intervention? A padded room so you can throw

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The physical toll of empathy: Part 1

Since I was about 8, I knew I was a deeply feeling person. Watching movies like horror movies (yes, I had the unfortunate experience of watching a horror movie at 8) and sad movies I’d think about the characters for hours. Even now,

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Redirection - Accepting Change

This is my last blog post for 2016 before I welcome a new life in to the world for our family in 2017. The changes occurring in our lives with this new life arriving have not been easy, I’ll

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