nervous system

On Healing Toxic Shame

2022-05-29T18:42:54-07:00

[The 1st image of me to the left is the subtle facial expressions of distaste; the image to the right is disgust which is the gateway emotion to healing toxic shame.] A lot of people want to know how we process and heal shame.  This is a MASSIVE topic [...]

On Healing Toxic Shame2022-05-29T18:42:54-07:00

I believe in the power of the person

2020-12-14T16:37:28-08:00

Some concepts are tricky to explain. Especially when it comes to how the human system heals in miraculous ways. Anita Moorjani’s memoir, Dying To Be Me, is one account of a miraculous “cure” that science can’t explain (a fabulous book that I highly recommend!). Same with the many [...]

I believe in the power of the person2020-12-14T16:37:28-08:00

How toxic shame creates the fallout we call depression

2020-03-29T17:26:11-07:00

  I want to share something with you that often gets confused or misunderstood: The link between Depression and Shame. A few weeks back I was responding to a question in my Facebook community, Healthy Nervous System Revolution, and it had to do with the connections between shame and depression, and [...]

How toxic shame creates the fallout we call depression2020-03-29T17:26:11-07:00

This is the largest public health study you’ve probably never heard of

2020-12-14T16:44:07-08:00

++ Promise me this one thing - that you’ll watch this video in the next 24 hours ++ . What is it? It’s a tribute to Dr. Vincent Felitti. He uncovered one of the most important findings in medical history: the link between early childhood adversity/abuse and chronic illness later [...]

This is the largest public health study you’ve probably never heard of2020-12-14T16:44:07-08:00

For us to heal, we must be willing to not fear, fear.

2020-01-28T19:44:00-08:00

What gives a mother superhuman strength to lift a car off her child? It’s fear. Fear, as I explain in greater detail in this article, is a biological and survival necessity. The cascade of neurochemical reactions lets us know, at lightning speed, that something is not right. [...]

For us to heal, we must be willing to not fear, fear.2020-01-28T19:44:00-08:00

How to live in these uncertain times

2020-12-14T16:53:18-08:00

I’ve been loving the rich conversations happening over in my Facebook Community, Healthy Nervous System Revolution. And, with the increased reports of violence, hate and harm that have been peppering the airwaves, I wanted to share a long form comment I shared with my Facebook Community when someone asked this [...]

How to live in these uncertain times2020-12-14T16:53:18-08:00

Why Feeling Good & Evil Is Essential For Healing

2020-12-14T16:58:53-08:00

In the 20 years that I’ve been teaching people about their bodies and what it takes to make them healthy again, I’ve discovered two elements of this healing equation that must be in place for optimal success: Theory and Practice. For instance, if you think about building a solid house [...]

Why Feeling Good & Evil Is Essential For Healing2020-12-14T16:58:53-08:00

The importance of nervous system health

2020-12-14T16:59:41-08:00

Earlier this week, I uploaded the recording from an interview that I did earlier this year for an online summit called Stress Relief Simplified, which featured other speakers like Rick Hanson and Peter Levine. Michael and Danette interviewed me on the importance of nervous system health and all things healing [...]

The importance of nervous system health2020-12-14T16:59:41-08:00

New Symptoms Popping Up During Your Healing Journey? Watch This.

2020-12-14T17:04:28-08:00

In this Q&A style video, I answer a VERY important question about uncomfortable signs and symptoms that pop up when we enter into a deep healing process with our nervous system. Some might call this a *healing crisis* - but for me, it is simply Healing. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ I mention A [...]

New Symptoms Popping Up During Your Healing Journey? Watch This.2020-12-14T17:04:28-08:00

How to Set Healthy Boundaries in a Toxic Relationship

2020-12-14T17:05:12-08:00

In this Q&A video, I answer a difficult question around how to set healthy boundaries when a spouse is being, um, not so nice. Not an easy one to answer – but we need to have these important conversations around relationships, and what it takes to ensure we set boundaries [...]

How to Set Healthy Boundaries in a Toxic Relationship2020-12-14T17:05:12-08:00
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