Root Cause Healing

It all starts with the mind.  Your mind creates a thought.  Energy follows the thought.  The body follows the energy.  Whatever health issues you may be struggling to untangle in your life, they likely began as a thought – a shift in your mind where you experienced conflict, trauma, a loss of power or unprocessed…

Comparative Suffering – Guest Writer Jennifer Sofie Gulick May

I am excited to share that I have a guest writer for today’s post.  Jennifer Sofie Gulick May is a dear friend of mine and a professional mental health counselor.  She has a wonderfully thoughtful, grounded and balanced way of looking at things.  Here, she shares insight about seeking self-empathy during difficult times: It’s been…

Hypnotherapy – What Can It Do?

Hypnosis is a method of asking your conscious mind to go take a seat in the corner so that we can have a discussion with the subconscious mind, the part that is in control of our self-limiting beliefs and behaviors.  By talking to the subconscious mind, we can  uncover and reprogram limiting beliefs (often established…

Going Inwards

As the days progress, and we shelter in place, our thoughts turn inwards.  As we put down our phones because we can only handle the barrage of headlines for so long, our thoughts turn inwards.  As we lay down at night, finally still in the dark with only our own thoughts speaking to us, we…

Caring for your Immune System

In light of recent news that seems to be flooding our devices and inboxes, I feel called to write about how incredible our immune systems are, how many built-in defenses we have evolved, and what we can do to further support ourselves during times of stress and viral infection. First off, know that you are…

Having a Mental Health Plan

You cannot meditate your way out of a panic attack.  It’s literally impossible and to even try exacerbates the fear. It’s hard to open your heart during a deep depressive episode where you cannot even open your eyes to get out of bed. While we live in the age of quick-fixes, of instant gratification, this…

5 Complementary Therapies to Consider in Healing Depression

Depression is a deep psychological and spiritual disturbance that affects many people today.  More and more, it seems that we are living lonely, empty and isolated lives.  We connect with the swipe of a finger through various forms of media and texting, but there is a hollowness to this “connection”.  Often, it can deepen the…

Life Traps and Anxiety

  Anxiety is something that I have dealt with a lot in my life.  In fact,I have reached a place where I realize that anxiety is a part of who I am, and I have to accept that I was created in this specific way.  What I’ve come to understand is that anxiety can actually…

An Anti-Inflammatory Lifestyle

Chronic inflammation is at the root of a lot of pain and disease.  When inflammation goes on for a long time, it can cause: Fatigue Weight gain Autoimmune problems Cancer Joint pain Sleep issues Ulcers, asthma, ulcerative colitis, allergies, Alzheimer’s How can you reduce inflammation in your body?  You can help your body by addressing…

Being Good, Looking Good or Feeling Good

There is a problem with making lifestyle changes, such as cleaning up your diet or starting an exercise program when you are trying to “be good” or look good”.  What’s wrong with this?  Well, let’s look at these motives a little more closely. “Being Good” – this motive has to do with feelings of shame…