Neuroplasticity Offers Hope

Neuroplasticity Offers Hope

The evidence is mounting: the brain is in charge of pain, even in the absence of a real structural issue. In a recent study published in the Journal of Pain, though 97.7% of study participants had at least one anomaly on imaging, it was determined that 88.3% of them...
Pause

Pause

One of my clients, who wants to better know and trust her intuition, had an aha moment in a recent session: Reacting to a strong emotion is not the same as following intuition. She figured out that a PAUSE is important if she wants to get past a reactive emotional...
Migraine Relief

Migraine Relief

Recently, I had a week where I needed to be ‘on.’ It was a non-stop 7 days of people-ing, and the drain on my emotional battery was real. On night six, as I got into bed, I quickly reminded myself that I had one more packed-full day before I could recharge. My brain...
Hidden Gifts

Hidden Gifts

What gift(s) have you received from your particular mind-body illness? For me, migraines provided escape. If I was feeling overwhelmed by life, a migraine gave me a reason to go to bed and stay there awhile. I was able to avoid facing whatever it was that felt like...
Your Amazing Brain

Your Amazing Brain

Acupuncture. Chiropractic adjustments. Massage. Diets designed to heal various maladies.  What do all these have in common when viewed through the Mind Body Syndrome lens?  For chronic symptoms, they are only as good as the inner awareness we bring to the...