This bone health infographic will help you understand some of the science behind bones. See what role calcium, magnesium, and vitamin D play in bone health.
Today I want to talk to you about movement. Our bodies were designed to move, bend stretch. I do mean more than from walk to sit to stand to sit more. Move it or lose it or worse……..live in constant … Continue reading
To weigh or not. Got to admit, I’ve had a love hate relationship with the scale. In my years as a competitive bodybuilder the scale would make the world of difference in whether you came in as a lightweight or … Continue reading
It’s important to understand the makeup of the supplements you consume.
One thing is for certain – self care will be more critical than ever during the days ahead to maintain fortitude and stay grounded. For more structured guidance and a self-care survival toolkit, join me, sign up for her 6-week 2017 Radical Self Care (https://radicalselfcare.leadpages.co/radical-self-care-6-week-series/) program beginning January 5th.
For the past month I’ve seen numerous patients and loved ones struggle to cope with shock, stress and grief. Many have experienced reactivated PTSD as current events trigger past traumas and even generational trauma. In one way or another many are processing a collective experience of shock, or susto. In traditional Latin American cultures susto is described as a ‘spirit attack,’ the shamanic concept of ‘soul loss’ following an acute shock. Susto is a variant of PTSD with chronic somatic and nervous complaints following a stressor. Some of these symptoms include:
- Digestive complaints
- Loss of appetite
- Increased susceptibility to illness
While much has been said about the need to maintain vigilance, be pro-active, to not become complacent in the face of threats to democracy and social justice, it is imperative that we tend to ourselves and each other to maintain resilience for the long haul. Hypervigilance puts a tremendous strain on the nervous system…
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It might be a little early in Koolaid To Kale to bring this up, but it will happen sooner or later. I want you to be prepared so you can gain experience the first time and cut if off the … Continue reading
“Soften up” I was instructed (repeatedly) yesterday as I was guided through one on one yoga coaching. My immediate internal reaction was resistance. I could feel it not only in my solar plexus (my energetic garbage can) but I could … Continue reading
Quite simply put……….are you tired of starting over……AGAIN! “THIS will be my year” you said about 330 days ago. Yet, as the last month of the year looms, your mind drifts to the short comings of your health goals that … Continue reading
Was the message after completing this weekend papers word search. Completing the word search on a Sunday, I recall from my childhood, is just as warming as the smell of sauce cooking for a family dinner. Our Sundays, growing up, … Continue reading