Learning how to listen “the other way” has been one of the most valuable assets in my life. It has given me peace and fulfillment, guided me during challenging moments, taught me to see the healing way forward with my health. In my clinical practice, listening this “other way” has also been invaluable. Of course […]
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FREE online Autism Intensive!
I am so excited to announce the FREE online Autism Intensive that starts January 10, 2016! My own doctor and mentor (Dr. Norm Schwartz, MD) has been working on this project for the past 8 months interviewing leading experts on autism from around the country! The Autism Intensive Summit is an online free series of […]
The Dangers of Lawn Chemicals, Part II
If you read my first posting on lawn chemicals and their link to cancer and disease but aren’t convinced that this is a real problem yet, here are more statistics for your consideration. All are sourced from this fully referenced fact sheet. Prevalence Suburban lawns and gardens receive more pesticide applications per acre (3.2-9.8 lbs) than agriculture […]
Mold – the missing piece to your health puzzle?
If you are struggling to get well despite eating well, making efforts to get good sleep, and following a well balanced health plan, you may need to consider that mold and mold toxins could be holding you back from the progress you are working for. Mold and mold toxins can create inflammation, disruption to a […]
The Unintended Consequences of Pesticides
Short and sweet, this video sums up the problem with the widespread use of lawn chemicals.
Study Reinforces the Link Between Lawn Chemicals and Cancer
For years, I have been saying how dangerous it is to think that when we spray our own lawns with chemical lawn treatments, that there are no negative repercussions. Many think that if they just stay off the lawn for the first day and then remove the little white flag, that they are “good to […]
My kids know it is safe to play in our yard because dotted among the grass are dandelions, violets and clover. Dandelions are medicine and wishes to our family. To them, the absence of dandelions in some neighboring yards is quite creepy. They understand that lawn chemicals don’t just “go away” after being sprayed on the dandelions; […]
An Overview of Functional Medicine
My first experience with Functional Medicine was in 1996 when I saw a holistic minded MD who practiced this type of holistic health care. Ever since this first experience with Functional Medicine, I have been fascinated with the ways we can overcome many chronic health conditions utilizing a variety of holistic and natural interventions. During my […]
Returning to Your Health Origins
Four years, 19 countries, and 24 experts in anthropology, medicine, ecology, and health have exposed the roots of our DNA and how to prevent the modern world from making you sick. This movie explains some of why the chemicals that are ubiquitous in our food and daily lives have a profound effect on our health and […]
You must include yourself on your list of people who you are empathetic to.