Being stressed and overwhelmed is a hallmark of pride in our culture. Being pushed to the edge and constantly busy signifies importance and success. As mothers, students, employees, and family members, this is all normal and we must keep up in our life's rhythms. How can we tackle that mountainous to-do list? Better yet, how … Continue reading Morning Routines – Tackling that Massive To-Do List & Getting a Great Start
Struggling with any form of disease, especially for an extended period of time, can severely undermine your understanding of yourself and even your comprehension of your sanity. After countless white rooms and specialist opinions and side effect upon side effect from your long list of medications, there's little care or attention given to your mental … Continue reading the tragic loss of self that comes from chronic illness – and how to be an overcomer
Hi all! I've been doing tons of research and work now that I'm a third year integrative medicine student. As someone who has gone through the 'good fight' myself and have been declared remissed after 8 years of fighting, I wanted to share important dietary tips that have been clinically proven to assist in the … Continue reading Inflammation Mitigation – A Hallmark of an Effective Diet against Lyme Disease
Dear husband, I know that I just haven't been the same since the baby came. I knew that my moods would swing crazier than the monkey's on the bed book I read about 11 times a day. I knew I might feel sad at times when I folded his onesies that he outgrew. I was … Continue reading To My Husband – In the wake of my depression and anxiety
For some of us, it has been not months, years. Years turn into decades. Decades of just 'not feeling well' and 'feeling off...' with or without an official diagnosis. Some of the diagnoses that we carry around like lopsided suitcases get us laughed at in emergency rooms, in times where we need help most. We … Continue reading Seeking Healing – The paradigm shift from seeing health instead of sickness.