Why Waking Up the Tiger is Essential to Break-Free from Feeling Trapped

I received this question from a member of our community: What does waking the tiger actually mean?
“Waking up the tiger” means waking up our fight-flight survival energy impulses. In this video, I explain to you where the term came from and why it’s important to your nervous system health.

Also, if you haven’t watched the first […]

The Best Kept Secret In Health

I have two stories here for you.
I went on a mini pilgrimage awhile ago, which is where I filmed the video below.
But, before I tell you about this, I want to tell you about what happened to me back in the Summer of 2008. It was a week that changed the lives of all my future […]

The environmentalist in me has this to say…

But first, I must start with a piece from environmentalist Paul Hawken.
He writes in The Ecology of Commerce – A Declaration of Sustainability:

“In our pursuit of growth at any cost, we have mimicked an immature ecosystem with unlimited resources. A mature economic system would appreciate an ancient forest or undisturbed grassland as the ideal […]

Why I’m not a doctor and taking the road less travelled. Reflections on 20 years of self-education.

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I —

I took the one less traveled by,

And that has made all the difference.”

Robert Frost

Last week at my 20th high school reunion an old friend said to me:

“Aren’t you a doctor now?”

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What a trip that was.

The reunion that is, not […]

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Did you know that taking a deep breath to relax is actually counter-productive?

 
When we are more active, such as when we exercise, go up a flight of stairs or run for the bus, our breathing should increase. When we are relaxed—reading a book, watching TV or sleeping—our breathing goes down because our metabolism is slower.
Why do we find ourselves wanting to either take in a deep breath, […]

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Are you a healing modality junkie? Want to get rid of the addiction? Real life. Real stories. Here. Now.

For this post I’ve decided to share a wonderful letter that I recently received from one of my clients.

It is timely as the Olympics are in full swing in London, England.

Karen was a highly competitive gymnast in her younger years and now she is starting to realize how much physical, as well as […]

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