Mind-Body-Heart Medicine: How Essential Oils Holistically Support Integrative Cardiovascular Health

Essential Oils and Naturopathic Medicine for Mental and Emotional Health Many are struggling to cope with today’s tumultuous world. As a result of recent events, the prevalence of mood disorders has spiked. For these reasons, I feel that it is imperative for society to have access to safe, effective, and integrative mental and [...]

By | February 14th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|Comments Off on Mind-Body-Heart Medicine: How Essential Oils Holistically Support Integrative Cardiovascular Health

The Power of Touch on Emotions- Exploring the Havening Technique

Recently, I learned about a new technique that uses tactile stimulation to calm the mind-body, relieve stress, decrease anxiety, and alleviate mental health issues. In order to understand this new therapy better, my previous post discussed how touch is processed and coded in the brain and how it impacts cognition, stress, and mood. In [...]

By | February 7th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|Comments Off on The Power of Touch on Emotions- Exploring the Havening Technique

Can Using the Power of Touch Soothe the Brain and Tame Anxiety?

Prior to the jolting predicament of last year, many people were already struggling with stress and/or anxiety. (R, R) Unfortunately, current events have led to even more negative exacerbations from everyday stressors, feelings of overwhelm, and an increase in psychological problems. (R, R, R, R, R,R) Sadly, people’s natural instinct to relieve the impact [...]

By | January 31st, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|Comments Off on Can Using the Power of Touch Soothe the Brain and Tame Anxiety?

Health Resources That Focus on Body Resiliency, Body Respect, and Holistic Wellness…Without Obsessing on Food and Weight

As a naturopathic doctor, I believe that food can be a form of medicine and that it possesses many therapeutic properties. I regularly utilize personalized diets and recommend specific nutrients to support the mental, emotional, and physical health of my clients. I consider how genetic variations in individuals can impact how they metabolize certain [...]

By | January 24th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|Comments Off on Health Resources That Focus on Body Resiliency, Body Respect, and Holistic Wellness…Without Obsessing on Food and Weight

The Dangers of Body Size Stigma and Food Shaming & How to Find Peace with Food and Focus on Health Without Obsessing on the Scale

Our Weight-Centric, Food-Obsessed, Diet-Culture Society Diet culture promotes weight-loss, thinness, youthful appearance, and other external biometrics as indicators and necessities for healthy living. Its messages have led to the emotional and physical deterioration of many people. Concerningly, it has etched its way into healthcare, nutrition, and the fitness industry. Furthermore, it continues to [...]

By | January 17th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|Comments Off on The Dangers of Body Size Stigma and Food Shaming & How to Find Peace with Food and Focus on Health Without Obsessing on the Scale

How Did Diet Culture Take Over Healthcare, the Fitness Industry, Nutrition, and Society?

The Dangers of Diet Culture Messages The abrupt disruption of life as we knew it in March 2020 has adversely impacted our work, travel, finances, mental health, and social lives. On the positive side, it has steered many to pay more attention to their health and prioritize self-care; however, it has also led [...]

2020 Top 10 Naturopathic Medicine Posts and A New Year Musing: Part II

The end of the year is a time of reflection. As we close this tumultuous year, last week, I began my reflections by counting down my top ten posts of 2020. The first five highlighted the topics of mood, anxiety, essential oils, and naturopathic medicine. They included: Is It Stress or Anxiety? Essential Oils [...]

By | January 3rd, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|Comments Off on 2020 Top 10 Naturopathic Medicine Posts and A New Year Musing: Part II

2020 Top 10 Naturopathic Medicine Posts and A New Year Musing: Part 1

Last week, I provided a resource guide for supporting mental and emotional health during the holiday season. My subscribers were also granted access to my yearly essential oils webinar. Now, as we start 2021, here is a list of some of my top posts from 2020. Some are based on social media response and [...]

By | December 27th, 2020|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|Comments Off on 2020 Top 10 Naturopathic Medicine Posts and A New Year Musing: Part 1

A Holistic and Naturopathic Medicine Resource Guide for the 2020 Holidays & The Sacred Scents of the Season Essential Oils Webinar!

Due to current events, the 2020 holidays will be challenging for many. Beyond the typical holiday triggers, people will be struggling with missing loved ones and longing for the times when family and friends could gather together. The emotional repercussions of loneliness, isolation, and stress that will result from this are profound. In this [...]

By | December 20th, 2020|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|Comments Off on A Holistic and Naturopathic Medicine Resource Guide for the 2020 Holidays & The Sacred Scents of the Season Essential Oils Webinar!
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