Illness as Opportunity: Transform Sickness into a Self-Healing Journey

When we are sick and in pain, we try to get well quickly. This is the natural response. We seek treatments to “fix” or get rid of our pain and symptoms so we can get back to our normal lives. When the treatment doesn’t make the symptoms go away, and we begin to suffer ...

Well-being in Eight Seconds: Hone Your Emotional Intelligence

Sitting in my doctors’ office, I had no idea both of us were about to have a most pivotal moment. She put my face in her hands and said, “You just look so pathetic.” I had lost so much weight that I was practically a walking bone. It was so very frustrating that no ...

Transitioning from Caregiving: Finding Self Again After the Patient Passes

With the growing number of people afflicted with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in the world, increasingly family members are called to take on the sacred (and onerous) responsibility of providing daily care to a loved one suffering through a long illness ...

Viral Infections and Gut Health

With the rise of awareness of how to take care of our bodies during this time, Drew Mulvey sheds some light on the effect of viral infections. When a pathogenic organism is introduced to our bodies, there is a sharp rise in inflammatory proteins such as Interleukin-6. This can ...

Support Your Immune System During the Pandemic

With the state of uncertainty that lingers in the air surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, it is a good time to get a better handle on our health. In absence of a treatment, it is wise to make use of alternative methods to help lessen chances of contracting the infection ...

When the World Changed: Finding Peace in Uncertain Times

In today’s uncertain world, we may find ourselves and loved ones experiencing extreme stress or fear, unable to create and perpetuate a sense of safety and security. These unprecedented times have caused many to reassess their lives, their priorities, and ...

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