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You Are Not Your Symptoms or Disease

You may say: I am sick. I am depressed. I am so fat! Please know that you are not any of those things. Sometimes you can wrap up your identity inside statements such as these. Yes, it may be true...

The Gut Microbiome: Your Key to Better Health and More Energy

There are over 100 trillion foreign, microscopic bugs living on the outside and on the inside of your body. They outnumber your human cells 10 to one. This can be a great thing IF they are the right critters living...

The Power of Your Imagination

Have you ever had something unexpected happen that hit you like a ton of bricks? Something that comes completely out of the blue? It could be a health diagnosis, a car accident, or, on a more positive side, an unexpected...

Embrace Your Life

Re-Imagining Some of us have very difficult, even traumatic, life stories. This is true. And we carry the scars to prove it. If you are one of these people, how you are interpreting the events in your life and replaying...

Hypervigilance: A Symptom of Trauma

Her mother-in-law was bed-bound in a hospital bed in her living room. She was in the next room, homeschooling her children. Her mother-in-law started barking orders. She jumped up and attended her mother-in-law. When she was finished, she went back...

Trauma: Its Causes and Effects

Trauma is a wound that has a scar. Like a scar, it can be hard, it can suppress feelings, and it can be inflexible. People who have been affected by trauma may not want to dig deep because they are...

Understanding Trauma

What is Trauma? Trauma is all about perception. It’s a perception that can be either conscious or subconscious. The word “trauma” comes from a Greek word that means “wound.” When you have received a painful wound, just simply touching it...

Embrace Your Imperfections

Perfectionism is an energy drainer and a soul killer. The most successful people not only have the most energy, but they also make and learn from their many failures and mistakes. To have more energy and a better life, it...

Your Body Is Your Best Friend

Your body is your best friend and, like all tried and true friends, when you need some tough love, it will tell it to you straight. How? Through symptoms in your body. When I was a girl, I would have...

What Does Integrity Have To Do With Energy?

“I have neither given nor received aid during this examination.” This is the honor pledge that I wrote out and signed, by hand, after each and every examination I took while at college. Writing out the honor pledge was serious enough,...