Are You a Self-Care Junkie?

I’m a big believer in bodywork and getting help from an array of practitioners (mostly somatic and mind-body: osteopathy, massage, Rolfing, Feldenkrais, Somatic Experiencing etc.) when need be.
Today’s video gives you some suggestions for getting the most bang for your buck.
Of course, we don’t always have the time to do what I suggest here, but […]

Do I Have to Work on Every Single Trauma to Heal My Nervous System?

This is, hands down, one of the more common questions I get.
If you are someone who knows that the amount of early life stress, abuse, toxic shame and then some that you’ve survived is enough to sink a ship, then it can be daunting to even think about starting.
But, rest assured, our intelligent body system […]

By |May 9th, 2017|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

What It Looks Like to Come Out of Nervous System Freeze

It can be tricky to have nervous system students share their successes with the world but sometimes a message comes through in one of our Facebook forums and I get SUPER excited and have to ask if I can share with others.
I’ll let the image and words from Dee, a participant in my 21-Day Nervous System […]

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Why your “healthy lifestyle” routine needs to include healing your nervous system

A participant in one of my programs improved her blood chemistry, decreased her pain by 90% and reduced her inflammation.
And she did it all by focusing on one thing: reducing the over-activation of the autonomic nervous system.
“But what about eating healthy and exercising?”, you ask.
Yes, those things are important and do help. But they still […]

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An Epidemic of Chronic Illness: How Stress, Trauma & Adversity Early in Life Impacts Our Capacity to Heal

Are you that person who has tried dozens of therapies and treatments?
Can you relate to trying a gazillion different cleanses and elimination diets (plus every kind of mind-body technique under the sun)? Do you still find yourself struggling with tricky to treat symptoms and you wonder if you’ll ever be well enough to just let […]

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How to Live Longer with Less Sickness PART 3: 7 Ways To Become Your Own Medicine

In the first part of this 3 part series I spoke about the importance of not scaring yourself into survival energy states 24/7 (especially when there is no real imminent threat coming at you.)
I dove into the importance of learning how to listen to your stress chemistry so you are aware when your system does […]

By |January 25th, 2017|1 Comment