chronic illness

The intricacies of holistic skin healing with Rob Stuart

2024-04-20T14:35:03-07:00December 17th, 2023|3. Pain & Chronic Illness, 6. 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 [...]

Intergenerational trauma – on feeling (and healing) the pain of our ancestors

2024-04-20T15:42:08-07:00October 15th, 2023|5. Parenting & Child Development|

“Pain travels through families until someone is ready to feel it.” - Stephi Wagner Intergenerational trauma is trauma that’s been passed down through generations; also known as generational, transgenerational, or ancestral trauma.  This is never a fun one to write about, but it is true that we ‘keep’ [...]

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

2024-04-20T15:51:47-07:00October 8th, 2023|3. Pain & Chronic Illness, 6. 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 [...]

Choose your own learning (aka healing) pathway

2024-04-20T16:03:21-07:00September 18th, 2023|4. Mental Health & Neuroplasticity, 5. Parenting & Child Development|

Maya Angelou once said, “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.”  If there’s one thing I know for sure after more than a decade of teaching people around the world how to heal, it’s this…learning is healing.  When people [...]

Mental Health and Illness – The Nervous System Connection

2024-04-20T16:19:57-07:00August 20th, 2023|3. Pain & Chronic Illness, 4. Mental Health & Neuroplasticity|

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)

2024-04-20T16:24:58-07:00August 13th, 2023|3. Pain & 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 [...]

The origin story of procrastination, self-sabotage, & fleeing from health

2024-04-20T16:59:02-07:00August 6th, 2023|4. Mental Health & Neuroplasticity|

Find yourself regularly fleeing from what you want or need to do for your health and happiness? Not really sure why?  I’ve got a good one for you today: The origin story of procrastination, self-sabotage, & fleeing from health. The vlog was inspired by my most popular social [...]

How stored trauma creates somatic symptoms (aka chronic illness)

2024-04-20T17:34:18-07:00June 18th, 2023|1. Trauma & Survival Physiology, 3. Pain & Chronic Illness|

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 [...]

Returning to our roots. A story of healing and regeneration with Kate Kavanaugh.

2024-04-20T17:38:49-07:00June 11th, 2023|5. Parenting & Child Development, 6. Practitioners & Professionals|

Today, I have a NEW long-form conversation for you about earth, humanity, and the deep interconnection between the two with my good friend, Kate Kavanaugh.  She’s a farmer, butcher, holistic nutritionist, and host of the Mind Body Soil podcast, exploring what it means to be a human woven [...]