Get Unstuck with The Four Agreements


I first read The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom by Don Miguel Ruiz shortly after it was published in 1997. This powerful book came to me at a time when I was knee-deep on a path of self-awareness and exploration. I was attending conferences and reading everything I could about healing. My…read more.

How to Heal through Resiliency


What is resiliency and how does it contribute to health and well being? Resilience is the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or significant sources of stress…family, relationships, health problems, etc. Bouncing back from difficult experiences. American Psychological Association, www.apa.org Just like the resilient dandelion flower which keeps growing…read more.

Can stress be genetically inherited?


I am amazed at the amount of consumer social media that is dedicated to just nutrition. Most of this information makes recommendations to make us healthy, stay young (anti-aging), boost energy, etc. None of this will happen with a few certain foods, like more avocados, kale, greens, and juicing, like they recommend. These are all…read more.

Holistic Healing of the Heart


Reiki and healing MY heart? I never would have guessed. I am required to get nursing continuing education credits in order to maintain my board certification in Holistic Nursing and my Iowa Nursing License. When a friend mentioned a class she was taking in Des Moines, the topic really interested me. “Heal Your Heart After…read more.

Expand your self care now to reduce stress through the holidays


Begin Self Care with this Free offer for you Clients come to my office for a large variety of health concerns. One problem almost everything points to, besides stress, is inflammation. This inflammation can be felt as symptoms of headache, joint or muscle pain, G.E.R.D., heartburn, other gastrointestinal upsets, etc. You can try this new…read more.

Body, Mind, and Spirit Garden


Our late spring and great summer has brought some beautiful flower and vegetable gardens to our yards and local farmers. Enjoy the season! There is another garden to attend to which may require some weeding also: The Body, Mind and Spirit Garden described below. The Body, Mind and Spirit Garden Plant three rows of peas:…read more.

“Action expresses priorities.” -Ghandi


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Actions speak louder than words. This is very true. The actions you take in your daily life express who you are.
How do your actions express your beliefs and goals for your health? Do you make your health a priority? Only you can answer this question, and as you become more aware of your actions, you will realize they can tell you a lot…

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Willingness to Change


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There is nothing certain in life except change. Sometimes the uncertainty can feel overwhelming. If we look at the clues life brings us, we can successfully adjust to changes before we hit rock bottom…

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The GIFT of Healing


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To practice self-induced healing is only possible when we listen to the messages our bodies give us. Once we hear our bodies, we must also imagine the desired outcome…

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Playing to Heal


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Our minds are powerful things. You have the ability to heal yourself on many levels because your body believes what your mind tells it. Understanding this gives us a lot of possibility – and responsibility – in changing our lives for the better…

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