Emotions, Anxiety and Mood

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Surprising Sources of Stress

I remember back in 1983, when Time Magazine called stress the “Epidemic of the 80’s” in a cover story. I was so excited to see that Time Magazine, a popular and accepted news source, was talking about something the medical profession rarely recognized back then. With more than 30 years of wisdom since, not much has changed in […]

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Stress and Happiness

Isn’t it crazy how stressed we all seem to be all the time? How often does a friend say “I’m so stressed”? How often do you say it yourself? Whether it’s work, relationships, caring for children or aging parents, or some other source of stress, it often seems as though we simply can’t avoid it. […]

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The #1 Symptom of Menopause: It’s Not What you Think!

Do you know what the #1 symptom of Menopause is? I bet it’s not what you think! There are many different menopausal symptoms (three dozen or so!) and each woman experiences menopause differently; which symptoms cause the greatest disruption to YOUR life will be unique to YOU. But even so, with my patients at the […]

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Eating Is Not the Enemy: Repairing Your Relationship with Food

Many women have a rocky relationship with food – almost as complicated as their relationships with other people. We often personify food, holding it up as a hero or villain. Add to that the fact that women have been conditioned to believe that some foods we need (like healthy fats) are to be avoided at […]

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How Does Healing Your Past Help Your Present Health?

“As humans, it’s our great fortune that any negative patterns we are capable of learning, once we become aware of them, we are also capable of unlearning” – The Hoffman Process The issues for women are quite clear cut when it comes to emotional needs. By nature, women tend to be the caregivers to everyone […]

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Anxiety and Worry in Women – Causes, Symptoms and Natural Relief

Many women operate in an ever-present state of low anxiety or worry, also called generalized anxiety, that may blossom into episodes of full-blown panic attacks, phobia or anxiety disorders during times of psychological stress or biological change — like menopause. A majority of my patients with chronic anxiety are so accustomed to living with it […]

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Is Stress Affecting Your Memory?

Stress comes up often in my practice. It’s a part of the conversation I have with almost every patient I see. Most of my patients report having moderate to high stress levels, and many are surprised when I determine that their symptoms are likely a result of  chronic stress. When stress is constant, our adrenal […]

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Healing Yourself Emotionally – Release Your Negative Patterns

In the years I’ve been working with patients, I’ve witnessed such profound changes in women who have experienced emotional healing. Many times we’ve worked together to heal imbalances in their bodies which are creating a set of uncomfortable and unwanted symptoms – but some don’t reach the level of wellness they’d like without addressing their […]

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Harnessing the Power of Anger

Do you know someone who always seems to be angry? Maybe it’s even you? Did you know that the way you cope with your feelings of anger is an important factor that can predict your long-term health? Suppressed anger is associated with higher death rates, higher risk for some cancers, high blood pressure, and heart […]

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Depression, Mood and Anxiety Disorders

So many women have feelings of depression or anxiety, or symptoms of other mood disturbances these days.  Perhaps it comes from thinking we have to “do it all,” never asking for help, with a smile on our face no matter how we actually feel.  Whatever the reason, if this sounds like you, please know that […]

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