Pain & Chronic Illness

Chronic syndromes, success stories relating to specific diagnoses

Unmasking human expression and healing spasmodic dysphonia with Donnie Hill

2024-04-18T18:24:23-07:00Pain & Chronic Illness, Practitioners & Professionals|

I’ve got another NEW chat with a returning guest to share with y’all today and it is a GOOD one. For those who are new here, didn’t catch our previous interviews, or haven’t been introduced to Donnie via this recent SBSM Alumni Panel chat (or this one), here’s [...]

“Pain is trapped sensation.” How nervous system work can help heal chronic pain

2024-04-20T12:39:14-07:00Pain & Chronic Illness|

Do any of the following statements resonate with you? “I kept getting physio, acupuncture, and massage. But it wouldn’t go away.” “You go to physio, you feel a bit better, you think you’re on the mend, you start doing stuff, and then the pain just comes back full [...]

The intricacies of holistic skin healing with Rob Stuart

2024-04-20T14:35:03-07:00Pain & Chronic Illness, Practitioners & Professionals|

Today, I have a NEW special guest interview with Rob Stuart. He helps people heal from skin “disorders” like dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, and more in ways that defy the traditional medical industry.  (Please note that the quotes around “disorders” are intentional. As we’ll cover, these aren’t diseases [...]

A holistic approach to restoring health at all levels with bariatric surgeon Dr. Erika La Vella

2024-04-20T15:51:47-07:00Pain & Chronic Illness, Practitioners & Professionals|

Today I have a NEW expert guest interview for you with the brilliant Dr. Erika La Vella.  She’s a board-certified bariatric surgeon (caring for patients with obesity), with a passion for preventative medicine and teaching people how to heal their gut in ways that go way beyond diet [...]

Mental Health and Illness – The Nervous System Connection

2024-04-20T16:19:57-07:00Mental Health & Neuroplasticity, Pain & Chronic Illness|

This article is an update of a blog post originally published in July 2019.  Some important context, four years on: The unpredictability of our world is now apparent and our need for healing, increasingly urgent. As the paradigm of conventional “wisdom” around our health and well-being shifts, it’s [...]

Will this heal my ‘XYZ’? (3-year update from ’21 Day’ student Elisabeth)

2024-04-20T16:24:58-07:00Pain & Chronic Illness|

Most of the people who find this entire world of nervous system health and healing are looking for a way to solve a particular struggle.  Maybe it’s a chronic illness, a mental or physical health condition, a pattern of self-sabotage and choosing toxic relationships, or any number of [...]

How stored trauma creates somatic symptoms (aka chronic illness)

2024-04-20T17:34:18-07:00Pain & Chronic Illness, Trauma & Survival Physiology|

What is a chronic illness? Why do we experience chronic symptoms? What can we do to find relief?  These are all important questions.  And I provide answers (in under ten minutes!) in this vlog: How stored trauma creates somatic symptoms (aka chronic illness). Chronic illnesses abound (especially in [...]