I believe in the power of the person

Some concepts are tricky to explain. Especially when it comes to how the human system heals in miraculous ways.
Anita Moorjani’s memoir, Dying To Be Me, is one account of a miraculous “cure” that science can’t explain (a fabulous book that I highly recommend!) Same with the many documented cures, over 7000, that have taken place […]

By |October 10th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on I believe in the power of the person

On Chronic Illness & What It Takes To Heal From It

I remember learning about the deep roots of what causes chronic fatigue in my early years studying Somatic Experiencing. I talk about this in other videos, namely this one. When I learned about what is called, ‘The New Traumatology,’ which is the study of trauma and how it impacts the nervous system and its body-mind […]

By |September 21st, 2017|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on On Chronic Illness & What It Takes To Heal From It

How toxic shame creates the fallout we call depression

I want to share something that gets confused, often.
The link between shame and depression.
(Or, depression and shame)
This is on my mind because a few weeks back I was responding to a question in my Facebook community, Healthy Nervous System Revolution.
The question was in reference to an article they had read titled, It’s Not Always Depression. […]

By |September 14th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on How toxic shame creates the fallout we call depression

This is largest public health study you’ve probably never heard of

++ Promise me this one thing –
that you’ll watch this video in
the next 24 hours ++

What is it?
It’s a tribute to Dr. Vincent Felitti.
He uncovered one of the most important findings in medical history: the link between early childhood adversity/abuse and chronic illness later in life.
The study is called The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study, or […]

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For us to heal, we must be willing to not fear, fear.

What gives a mother superhuman strength to lift a car off her child? It is fear.
Fear, as I explain in greater detail in this article, is a biological and survival necessity. The cascade of neurochemical reactions lets us know, at lightning speed, that something is not right. Nature designed fear with speediness in mind. Thankfully […]

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How to live in these uncertain times

I’ve been loving the rich conversations happening over in my Facebook Community, Healthy Nervous System Revolution.
And, with the increased reports of violence, hate and harm that have been peppering the airwaves I wanted to share a long form comment I shared with my Facebook Community when someone asked this timely question:
“Can you please comment […]

By |August 18th, 2017|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How to live in these uncertain times