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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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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,

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What about an emotional 'cleanse'?

I hear the word ‘cleanse’ a lot as a natur­o­path­ic doc­tor, and hon­estly, it makes me cringe. Yes, it is true that heavy metals, para­sites, poor eat­ing habits, should be sup­por­ted in the body. Eating well and

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Searching for Inner Peace?

Three years ago I embarked on a jour­ney. Burned out from prac­tice and the emo­tion­al toll of run­ning my own busi­ness and being present for people when they are sick and stressed star­ted to have its effect

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Body-Mind Medicine

Preventing your 'crazy' this Christmas season—by saying NO

I had a won­der­ful con­ver­sa­tion yes­ter­day with a patient who act­ively prac­tices mind­ful­ness. We were laugh­ing that mind­ful­ness (a por­tion of med­it­a­tion prac­tice in Buddhism for many cen­tur­ies) is both a life-saver and incred­ibly dif­fi­cult. The dif­fi­culty arises when you

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Anxiety

How a suitcase can ruin your health

I am not a ther­ap­ist. However, as a licensed health pro­fes­sion­al I spend a great deal of time talk­ing to people about their lives and life­styles. As there are so many people suf­fer­ing with chron­ic stress, chron­ic fatigue, chron­ic

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The Mindfulness Summit - and it's free!

This is a quick post, but an import­ant one. This is for any­one who wants to get a hold on how they feel (phys­ic­ally, men­tally, and emo­tion­ally), have a bet­ter rela­tion­ship with them­selves and their loved ones, and

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May's 30X30 Nature Challenge

A huge part of health and heal­ing is get­ting con­nec­ted to our true envir­on­ment. Not the envir­on­ment we cre­ate for ourselves inside, but being with nature.

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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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Healing as a journey: There IS no timeline

We humans are a funny group. Our desire to under­stand, solve, and con­quer our prob­lems is indeed a highly admir­able qual­ity. Sometimes how­ever this need to solve an issue gets little more than use­ful when our need

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The simplest stress tip: A deep breath

All of us know how to breathe, but remem­ber­ing to breathe deeply, is some­thing we often for­get to do. Why this is import­ant? When we are stressed out, we take shal­low breaths. Biologically, we are

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