Health Care Symposium: Part I A Whirlwind Trip of Inspiration

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I am bursting with new ideas and information after spending 3 intensive days at the Integrative Healthcare Symposium in New York City. The conference had thousands of participants who attended sessions led by many experts in the field of Integrative Medicine…

Glastonbury Awaits!

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Join me for a journey to Glastonbury, England over the fall Equinox. It is a spiritual journey to the land of King Arthur, Merlin the Magician, and the Holy Grail that is sure to be the trip of a lifetime…

Spring Cleaning: Wash Your Hands of BPA!

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I am often asked, “Where could I be exposed to environmental chemicals? I eat a very clean diet.” The truth is that we are all exposed to environmental toxins on a daily basis…

Lycopene for Bone Health

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We have long known that consuming a variety of foods rich in antioxidants, such as lycopene found in tomatoes, lowers the risk of certain cancers. Recently, a study at St. Michael’s Hospital in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism found more benefits of lycopene in post-menopausal women…

Nurses: Trusted Professionals!

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I have been a member of the American Holistic Nurses Association ( for over 20 years. I take great pride in my profession, and I strive to provide all my clients with the best possible care. Recently, some information came to my attention that shows how well the nursing profession is viewed by the public…

Approaching the New Year: Island of Someday

My yoga teacher recently brought up the idea that we all have dreams, but most of us sit on the Island of Someday. Someday I am going to see the ocean, go to Disney World, take a yoga class, go on a retreat, go to Europe. When will you leave your Island of Someday?…

Don’t Stuff Your Face: Face Your Stuff!

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In November I attended a nursing continuing education seminar titled, “Food Addictions, Overeating, and Mood Swings.” We reviewed in depth the physical responses we have to our food choices, why we make the food choices we do, and the effects food addictions have on our bodies. Here are a couple useful tools we explored…

Greater than the Sum of Our Parts

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We are all greater than the sum of our parts. We are individuals with minds, bodies, emotions, and spirits. Contrary to what we might have been taught, we are more than our parents’ biology! A maximum of 10% of all diseases are caused by genetics…

In Gratitude to You!

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I began my practice in Holistic Nursing in 1990. My passion is to be of service to people. It is through the motivation you have for your health that makes it possible for me to serve you as a Holistic Nurse every day. Thank you very much, and have a wonderful, grateful holiday!