childhood trauma

The undeniable link between early childhood stress and chronic illness

2024-04-21T15:02:34-07:00Nervous System Health, Nervous System Resiliency, Pain & Chronic Illness|

Scroll down for the YouTube video (and we do recommend reading the mini-article here for context). I recently listened to a brilliant interview of Anthony Kiedis, lead vocalist of the Red Hot Chili Peppers. He said something that inspired me to write this week’s email:  “The most powerful [...]

A few unknown causes for anxiety. (Things your doctor would never ask you.)

2024-04-26T19:57:53-07:00Mental Health & Neuroplasticity, Nervous System Health, Nervous System Resiliency|

. A while back, I remember listening to this business guy tell his tale about the crippling anxiety he faced growing up. At the end of the talk, he invited the audience to ask questions. I asked him if he had ever heard about how early childhood stressors, especially [...]

Trouble losing weight? Got an addiction? (Origins of *The ACE Study*)

2024-04-26T20:19:03-07:00Nervous System Health, Nervous System Resiliency, Trauma & Survival Physiology|

. This is... "An unconscious solution to unrecognized problems dating back to childhood." -- Vincent Felitti, the discoverer of The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study, aka: The ACE Study . This unconscious solution is carrying excess body fat. We're at that time in the year when health and wellness professionals and [...]

Childhood Traumas and Adverse Experiences: Why They Stop You in Your Tracks & Force You to Play Small

2024-04-26T20:55:35-07:00Parenting & Child Development, Trauma & Survival Physiology|

Being a self-employed holistic practitioner, mind-body expert and "healer" means, at this point in time at least, there are no fast tracks to finding clients, students, and patients. You have to find them yourself. The irony is that who fall in this boat, so to speak, are downright [...]