The Parent’s Role In Childhood Illness

The Parent’s Role In Childhood Illness

There are many different factors that contribute to childhood chronic illness; ranging from environmental and nutritional factors, through to emotional and psychological factors. In my experience, if a child becomes ill and remains ill, it is rarely, if ever, just about the child. Obviously, the mother and father are responsible for their children’s physical health,…






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30 Minute Free Guided Healing Meditation – For the Gut & Whole Body

30 Minute Free Guided Healing Meditation – For the Gut & Whole Body

This video is brought to you by REACH – a private practice based in the UK made up of over 65 practitioners specialising in a range of disciplines which include: counselling, psychotherapy, hypnotherapy, meditation, nutrition and mind-body medicine, among others. Their underpinning belief is that synergy is the answer – the panacea for all ills.…






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The Best Medical Tests for Managing IBD or IBS

The Best Medical Tests for Managing IBD or IBS

Dr. Michael Ruscio is a functional medicine doctor who specializes in treating SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth) and balancing hormones. He has literally hundreds of clients with IBS or IBD, and he is an avid researcher. Combine these aspects with the fact that he has walked his own healing journey of recovery from gut issues…






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A Short Film to Encourage You on your Healing Journey

A Short Film to Encourage You on your Healing Journey

Some of you may have seen this short video already – I created it years ago as a resource for people to watch whenever they were feeling down, discouraged, or when it seemed like their Healing Journey was taking forever. I just re-formatted it and uploaded it to YouTube so it’s easier to watch and…






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Fear of Parasites and Infection

Fear of Parasites and Infection

When you have a chronic illness, or your health has been seriously compromised, you can become very afraid of other organisms invading your body. Especially organisms classed as parasites, viruses or infectious bacteria. However, the problem with not feeling safe, is that it really stresses your immune system! So although we have tried-and-tested protocols here…






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Alanis Morissette’s Healing Journey

Alanis Morissette’s Healing Journey

Singer/songwriter Alanis Morissette shares insights about her Healing Journey in this excellent discussion with Oprah. Here are a few of my favorite, thought-provoking quotes from Alanis during the interview: “Art is cathartic, not healing.” “Growth is distinct from healing.” “Moving, sweating… for me it’s about continuously moving the energy. Because stagnation in my body… a…






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Re-Populating the Gut with Probiotics After Antibiotic Usage

Re-Populating the Gut with Probiotics After Antibiotic Usage

If you’re taking an antibiotic, you can either wait until the course of treatment is over before beginning probiotic supplementation, or, you can take probiotics during the course of antibiotic treatment. WHY should you take probiotics during or after antibiotic treatment? Because nature abhors a vacuum! This means that the risk of secondary or opportunistic…






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Meditation Improves Crohn’s Colitis Symptoms and Gene Expression!

Meditation Improves Crohn’s Colitis Symptoms and Gene Expression!

Many of you who read this blog and my books already have a good understanding of how important mind/body integration is to the healing process. Well, here’s a new study just out from researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and Beth Isreal Deaconess Medical Center showing how the relaxation response (meditation) can not just alleviate pain,…






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