How To Live Longer with Less Sickness. Part 2: The Goldilocks Nature of Cortisol.

In Part 1 of this series, How To Live Longer with Less Sickness, I wrote about the importance of not scaring yourself into stress reactivity 24/7 and becoming more aware of it when this does happen. If you haven’t read this piece, I’d start HERE, and then come back to Part 2.

This idea of learning […]

How To Live Longer with Less Sickness. PART 1: Stop Scaring Yourself!

I love learning.
Last week I shared a success with you.
A participant in one of my programs who improved her blood chemistry, decreased pain by 90% and reduced inflammation by focusing on one thing: reducing the over-activation of the autonomic nervous system.
I want to dive further into this concept of an over-activated nervous system and share […]

The Mindfulness Bubble is About to Burst

We’ve been captivated by the mind-body industry. It’s marketing. The promises. The pretty faces. The hip clothing lines and exotic retreat centres that draw us away from the daily grind so we can find inner peace and heal a lifetime of stuff in just ten days or less.

Yes, I am generalizing a little here but […]

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If we could get this right, world peace would be a reality.

Every day I think about childhood neglect and the faulty wiring of little people’s nervous systems.

Why?

Most of my clients are seeking out what my colleagues and I do because somewhere along the line (or along their parents line, or their grandparents line, etc.) their needs were not met.

Abuse, adversity, lack of secure attachment and misattunement […]

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Do you know what ‘Pay Dirt’ means?

One of my students, Marva, who is in my 12-week nervous system rewire program wrote a comment in our Facebook forum the other day post-USA election results and she gave me permission to share it! (Thank you Marva!)
What I love about this comment is two-fold:
1 – I learned a new saying – what “Pay Dirt” […]

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Anger as Medicine: How to Cure Self-Sabotaging Behaviours

“People diagnosed with cancer or autoimmune disease, with chronic fatigue or fibromyalgia, or with potentially debilitating neurological conditions, are often enjoined to relax, to think positively, to lower their stress levels. All that is good advice, but impossible to carry out if one of the major sources is not clearly identified and dealt with: the […]