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You’ve Got This! 5 Simple & Profound Ways to Address Overwhelm 

“I just can’t handle one more thing!” I thought to myself. Recently, I was reminded how easy it can be to feel overwhelmed. I know this thought process in my mind well.  Here’s what it...

Are you missing work for days with a cold or flu? Staying healthy during...

It is that time of the year for colds and flus. Both viral illnesses have similar symptoms and are relegated with the “go home, hydrate, and rest” type of advice. (Good Advice) The most common old symptoms...

Gratitude, Game Changers and Condiments

I am not well-endowed with gratitude. Cynicism is my main attribute. (As a naturopathic doctor this may surprise you, but I am not mistaken for Pollyanna.) People who blink their eyes at me, smile...

Rewiring Our Brains – How To Minimize Negative Reactions To Stress

This article is a follow up to last week's piece on how stress impacts the body and assessing your level of stress.   You’re sitting in traffic, late for an important meeting, experiencing pain, or re-hashing...

Bringing It Down:Working With Stress

Stress. That's a word most of us are familiar with. Most of us have used this word at one time or another to describe our experience. But what is stress really? Where does it...

Making Sustainable Living a Year-Round Practice

If many of you were like me you are probably wondering what is “sustainable living” and “where do I begin.” There are many foundational principles around sustainable living from personal health, to animal health...

Asian Medicine And Womens Health Care

Options empower us, they enrich our lives and may provide a path where no path seems to exist. This is true not only for life in general, but also in medicine. Asian medicine has...

Healing Old, Healing New: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Chinese Medicine

The relationship between adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and illness later in life has received a great deal of attention since the original ACE study in 1998.  In essence,...

The Need for Healthcare Providers in Alaska to Work Together

Somewhere along the way in modern healthcare, Western medicine decided to isolate specific body parts into pieces that are disconnected to the rest of the entire body.  I am a dentist that treats sleep...

I Survived: Lisa’s Story

It will be 10 years this February. Ten years since being diagnosed with Breast Cancer. Despite the years I remember it like it was yesterday. I found the lump myself.  I found it not because...
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