Meditation

3 Tips for Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction

Try being more mindful. This is easier said than done in our rushed hectic society where something or someone is always trying to grab your attention.

For some mindfulness seems like a foreign concept. And what does ‘being mindful’ mean anyway?

Both science and tradition tell us that being mindful is the key to relaxing. Here’s how mindfulness-based stress reduction […]

2017-06-21T11:43:00+00:00 February 16th, 2016|Mind Body|

3 Easy Breathing Techniques to Relieve Stress

If you’re having a particularly stressful moment, here’s some wisdom from a Chinese philosophy text: “Let things ripen, and then fall. Force is not the way at all.”

Be gentle with yourself when you try to de-stress.

It sounds odd, perhaps, but I see patients becoming more stressed as they try to relax. They are trying hard cope […]

2017-06-21T11:42:05+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|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|

Understanding the Basics of Chronic Pain

Most of our health is determined by what we eat, drink, think, feel, and do. This gives us a lot of control over our well-being. I like to see health and healing as a journey. Please join me on a journey to better health.

Let’s talk a little bit about pain basics. Acute pain is pain […]

2017-06-14T19:18:08+00:00 January 15th, 2015|Pain Management|

11 Ways to Naturally Detox Your Body

Are you regularly promising yourself to be more balanced, make better choices and eat healthier without ever following through? It could be time for a detox.

Your body can do most of the work, but these 11 simple steps can help naturally detox your body more efficiently.

Here are some tell-tale signs when your body is screaming for some […]

2017-06-20T15:04:34+00:00 January 2nd, 2015|Pain Management|
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