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Anxiety

Sick to your stomach? Herbs are here!

Many people exper­i­ence naus­ea (the urge to throw up, vomit, up-chuck… you get the pic­ture) from time to time, but it’s when it’s a daily thing that goes on for sev­er­al weeks or months at a time,

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Light a candle for infancy and pregnancy loss October 15 with Dr. Aoife Earls ND
Grief

What to expect with miscarriage

Grief and loss is an intrins­ic part of my work, as through­out our lives we exper­i­ence loss that is a part of liv­ing. No par­ent wants to lose a child, nor con­sider the pos­sib­il­ity of a loss they have

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Anxiety

Baby steps in grief and loss: Go take a shower

My first exper­i­ence with grief was the loss of a ser­i­ous rela­tion­ship. While for the best, I was com­pletely dev­ast­ated. I could­n’t stop cry­ing, I could­n’t get out of bed, and I wanted to crawl up and die. It was

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Mental Health

Eating your feelings this holiday season?

For many of us, the hol­i­day sea­son can be a stress­ful one. Many demands, many respons­ib­il­it­ies, many parties. There is so much good cheer going around, and so much food. This can be a tough sea­son to

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Grief

Grieving over the Holidays? You're not alone

Whatever loss you’re strug­gling with right now, I’m sorry. I prob­ably know what you’re going through a bit, and I prob­ably don’t. But what’s more import­ant, I’m sorry you’re hurt­ing. Whether this is your first hol­i­day after the

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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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Anxiety

Panic attacks? How to actually not panic.

We look at treat­ing anxi­ety like a con­di­tion that can go away. We are not wired for pan­ick­ing to go away. Anxiety is here to help. It is here to stay. The chal­lenge is our fear response is very general.

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Anxiety

Tired? Me too.

The begin­ning of the colder months, less light, more indoors time. More “back to the grind­stone” kind of working.
I don’t know about you, but it makes me feel heavy.

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Mental Health

Let's make meditation easier.

Meditation. It’s become a “buzz” word. I hear a lot that people have a hard time relax­ing and that med­it­a­tion is appar­ently the best thing for that. Could be true… but maybe not? And what kinds of meditation?

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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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Mindfulness for Everyday Life: The Basics

Calling all begin­ning med­it­at­ors! This is a 4 week series intro­du­cing basic med­it­at­ors into dif­fer­ent philo­sophies of med­it­a­tion: Week 1: Basics of Meditation, the body scan + home­work Week 2: Mindful Awareness of Thought — a CBT approach to

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