Mind Body

The Effects of Stress on Your Body (+ How to Relax)

Ever wondered what stress does to you?

Here’s a case study of how stress affects every system in your body. You likely know someone in the same boat, or maybe it describes you. I’ve also added three science-based relaxation tips my patients find helpful.

The Effects of Stress on The Body

Meet Sharon.

Sharon is on her way to work. […]

2017-06-20T17:02:00+00:00 December 22nd, 2015|Mind Body|

The Benefits of Eating Mindfully (+ How to do it!)

Since the average person spends approximately 38,003 hours eating over their lifetime taking the time to slow down, truly enjoying your food and appreciating the journey your food takes before making it to your plate can go a long way to helping make healthy changes to your eating habits.

What is Mindful Eating?

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2017-06-20T17:00:06+00:00 December 2nd, 2015|Mind Body|

How to Manage Stress: An Unexpected Approach

Mind doesn’t dominate body; it becomes body. –Candace Pert, Molecules of Emotion

For centuries, we’ve known that the mind and the body are tightly linked. Ever had a gut feeling about something? The gut produces 80% of the body’s serotonin, a chemical believed to improve our mood. We’ve also found that the heart releases norepinephrine and […]

2017-06-20T15:41:20+00:00 April 10th, 2015|Mind Body|

The Benefits of Earthing for Sleep and Pain Relief

I reduced my pain by earthing. You can too.

What is Earthing?

Go outside and touch the ground. You’re now earthing yourself.

Earthing is making sure our bodies are at their natural level of electrical charge. Earthing happens whenever we come in direct contact with the ground. Every time you walk around barefoot, come in contact with a […]

2017-06-21T14:37:02+00:00 January 29th, 2015|Mind Body, Pain Management|

10 Tips to Help You Manage Holiday Stress

The holidays can be stressful.

In a perfect world they would be filled with bliss, tender family moments, engaging conversations, good food, a little wine and plenty of laughter. However for some, Christmas brings many weeks packed with stress and worry.

The list of holiday stressors is long. Family politics, tight finances, and lack […]

2017-06-20T14:57:18+00:00 December 16th, 2014|Mind Body|
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