When it comes to eating, there are thousands of people ready to give you “the answer”. One quick google search yields an unending list of people to listen to, foods to try, and promises about lasting weight loss in just a …Read More ›
According to the CDC, only one third of Americans get enough sleep every night. “Sufficient sleep” is defined as at least seven hours per night. When you don’t get a good night’s sleep, it's tempting to want to “make up for …Read More ›
You have a new health goal for yourself. You’ve decided that it’s going to become part of your daily life...for real this time. You’re feeling motivated and disciplined. It’s finally going to happen. Maybe you get through a few days, maybe …Read More ›
If you open a dictionary to grief, it will define the word as a state of deep sorrow, usually in response to someone’s death. While sorrow can be part of grief, I would challenge that grief is neither an emotion nor synonymous with sadness. Grief can encompass …Read More ›
To move into a paradigm of true healing, we need to have a conversation about trauma. Its a hot word, it brings up the feels, and it’s a LOT more than post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I am currently gearing up to present at the Transcending Trauma Conference …Read More ›
Ending and beginnings. How do we navigate them? What do we do when one thing has ended, but the next has yet to begin?
I went through massive loss in 2017. My mom died, my romantic relationship of 1.5 years ended, and I completed my medical residency. The …Read More ›
Depression isn’t indulgent or egotistical.
I’ve been hearing this message from a lot of my clients recently, and want to end this conversation right now. When you feel off and depressed, it's so easy to make yourself wrong. I see so many people criticizing themselves when they feel …Read More ›
I write a lot about grief. It is so powerful, yet deeply misunderstood in our culture. Patients often come into my office asking for prescriptions to take away their grief (if only I had one!). Whether you are experiencing the loss of a loved one, divorce, a …Read More ›
As a specialist in women's health, I appreciate the complex and multifaceted nature of endometriosis. It is one of my favorite conditions to treat because it responds remarkably well to naturopathic medicine.
Endometriosis affects 5-15% of women, and possibly more since many women are never diagnosed. It’s a …Read More ›
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