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March 15, 2020

“Without enough sleep, we all become tall two-year-olds.” – Jojo Jensen I used to believe that I could get by on 6 hours of sleep a night — and then I started writing this sleep-related series. As I now write the last installment in the series, I realize that I feel so much better when […]

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February 18, 2020

I’ve just returned from Japan! Many times when I leave town for training, I come home feeling like a changed person. It’s invigorating to feel like I have accumulated more knowledge to share or that I have developed better awareness of my physical and emotional posture and my mindset. I must say, the post-Japan jet […]

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December 27, 2019

After our descent into the darkest time of year, we now celebrate different festivals of lights. Festivals track the passing of time and include rituals focusing on our own relationship to our changing environment. The dance between seasonal shifts of darkness and light is mirrored in the rhythmic shifts in our own bodies. We have […]

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December 26, 2019

In my practice, I’m fascinated by the mystery of hormones, the chemical messengers that enable our mind-body connection. I am known to geek-out on the minutae of physiology, nutrients and genetic biomarkers, searching for the pieces that may be missing from a patient’s diagnosis. I’m also passionate in my ever strengthening belief that the picture of true, complete health is […]

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June 23, 2016

Those of you who know me are aware that I continue to be a life-long student, relentless in my quest for knowledge. It pleases me to say that the broad range of health care fields that I have studied over the years continues to come together in innovative and exciting ways. I am passionate about […]

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June 16, 2016

And I have some news for you! May is a celebration of the return of spring. New life is bursting from the earth and we have work to do — our gardens are asking to be tended, our houses to be cleaned, and our bodies to shed our winter weight. As seasons change, so do […]

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June 9, 2016

Knowing that “hate” is a strong word, I can honestly say, I HATE KEGELS! Not many things make me angry, but just trying to kegel makes my entire body clench. Yes, the purpose of kegels is to strengthen the muscles of the pelvic floor. The problem is that there is a significant difference between strengthening […]

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June 2, 2016

We all need to mother ourselves. I have spent the last 15 years learning to be a better mom to my two daughters. But recently, I have taken mothering to a whole new level. You may have heard me suggest that we need to take care of ourselves before we take care of everyone around […]

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May 26, 2016

In my practice, I see how stress, (defined as a force that tends to compress or twist the body), impacts almost everyone’s body, causing contortions that alter an existing equilibrium and, in turn, affect thoughts and emotions. The hard work of life — maintaining our homes, feeding ourselves healthy food, caring for those around us […]

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May 19, 2016

This article uses the archetype of a mother. You do not need to be a mother of a child to celebrate the quality of creating a taking care of something or someone. As women, we do not all choose to have children but we all have the feminine ability to hold, create and nourish our […]

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