Name the Pain – What’s Controlling Your Patients

Name Your Pain. How to understand the clues to what’s really hurting you.

How to understand the clues to what’s really hurting your patients. “It feels like a rock in my shoulder”, Marie says after I ask her to describe her pain to me. My next question is, “Where is it, exactly?” She puts her hand over the muscles on top of her shoulder blade. OK, it’s getting clearer. Onto my next question. …

Victim of Stress? – Managing Stress not Defeating It

Victim of Stress?

You hear it from your patients over and over again. They feel powerless against the stress in their lives. They are fighting what seems like a never ending battle in which they are always losing and the enemy is encroaching on every area of their life. We’re all told to ‘manage’ our stress better. Heck, they know that…but then wonder, …

Is Your Antacid Making You Sick?

Is Your Antacid Making You Sick?

If you have heartburn and mention it to your doctor, what will you get? Likely you will be put on an antacid, or acid suppressive therapy (AST). Let me ask you a rhetorical question to think about. Are we that disconnected to natural methods that this is what we choose to do as the first course of action? Turn off …

The Bathroom Scale: Friend or Foe?


Let’s just say it – sometimes we get obsessed. Especially when it comes to weight loss. When I get obsessed, I try to spend that focused attention on something worthwhile, and the scale is NOT IT. If you have struggled with weight management, this measuring stick can become your enemy right quick. Trips to the scale become a merry-go-round of excitement and …

Hot Flashes & Hand Grenades (Part One)

Two Tools to Radically Turn Menopause into YOUR Time

When going through big change, I invite you to “blow up” a few old ideas, behavior patterns and priorities. It’s not called “Going Through The Change” for no reason! Of course you change, it’s the holding on that’s painful. Have you found yourself experiencing symptoms like hot flashes, mood swings, weight gain, dryness and brain fog? Are you afraid you …

Hot Flashes & Hand Grenades (Part Two)

When menopause requires radical change

“Going through the change” Feeling way out of control? Entering into a new phase of life at whatever age requires some tools. In this article, I share with you the second tool I use to help people adapt to the change of menopause (andropause for the guys), using the Wellness Wheel System™.

The Belly Fat Cure

The Belly Fat Cure

Change One Thing, that’s my challenge here. I have seen this work for my clients over and over again! Both of my parents are diabetic. I had to learn a thing or two about managing weight, blood sugar and all the emotional baggage that comes with this condition. Discover the golden nugget I found while digging for cures… (hint, you …

The Body Heals the Mind

The Body Heals the Mind - Using your Summer Sense to feel alive

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all” —Aristotle My heart achesI don’t seem to care about anything anymoreI’m feeling so down, nothing brings me joy… I was having a summer lunch on my back porch, a most glorious tomato and basil salad, I was struck with a notion. Actually, I was struck with an awareness… …



“You don’t stop laughing because you grow older, you grow older because you stop laughing.” —Maurice Chevalier Have you ever noticed how ideas, energy, and laughter all BUBBLE UP? Where does that come from? Do you also notice it requires an energized state of relaxation to be released?