Let's start by saying that pain is not normal. You are designed to be well! I believe that everyone whether young or old is designed to be able to be their very best self everyday. Read More
Unfortunately, we live in an imperfect world and sometimes our environment whether external or internal is less than ideal.
This means that sometimes we need to work a little harder to achieve a 'zen' state. We need to take care of our body and mind so that we can have calm and peace and to truly feel good and live up to our optimal state.
Do you struggle to find enough time in the day to get everything done? Read More
It's so easy, especially for mom's to become so stressed and worn out running around (sometimes like a crazy person) trying to get everything done.
I want to share with you something I heard recently. It's probably not new information, however it's super applicable to just about everyone!
And, this strategy can help you be more productive, happy, healthy and successful!
Have you ever wondered...
--what is neuroplasticity?
--how does my brain change and how does it affect me?
--what is cortisol and what does stress have to do with it?
Dr. Tony Ebel describes subluxation as being stuck in stress mode. I really like this idea of subluxation or misalignment - going into stress mode and not being able to get back to non-stress mode. This is a great illustration of what subluxation is. Read More
It would be similar to putting your car in neutral and then pressing the pedal to the medal. You'll use a lot of energy and not get very far.
Subluxation leads to increased cortisol levels which leads to adverse affects on the brain – specifically pre-frontal cortex, anterior cingulated and the hippocampous. This leads to dysregulated brain wave patterns that become ‘hard wired’ through neuroplasticity.
Did you know that you're brilliant - mind and body alike? I know you know that your child is brilliant! Let's take a look at the brilliance of your body and how your body can learn to adapt and change - and how this benefits you!
How does your body know to keep breathing and to keep your heart beating? Is it something you have to consciously think about? No, of course not. Your body does this on its own without you having to think about at all. This is your innate intelligence at work. Read More
Your body is brilliant. It knows what it needs and will always attempt to correct problems or alert you (your brain) to something that needs to be taken care of.
Did you make any New Year's Resolutions this year? Read More
It's the time of year for new year's resolutions, goals and plans for what the year will bring and how you will achieve your goals.
The problem is - most new year's resolutions have been deserted by sometime in March, therefore lasting change is often not achieved.
So, what can you do to help make your goals for 2019 a reality?
Does your child struggle with asthma? Read More
Breath is very important. It helps up relax, and is vital for life. It can be very stressful and scary when you or your child struggles to breathe.
Did you know that Chiropractic can help with Asthma?
Would you like to know how to prevent 90-95% of chronic illness?
I had the amazing opportunity a few weeks ago to meet briefly and hear Dr. Deepok Chopra speak. I want to share with you today some of what he said and talk about what it might mean for your life. Read More
If you'd like to know what Dr. Chopra said about
-How to prevent 90-95% of chronic illness
-How to increase your happiness
Concentration is not only an issue for school aged children – it’s also very important for adults, athletes and even younger children.
Our world is full of distractions and you will be interrupted or will interrupt yourself frequently. According to the Washington Post, the average person get interrupted approximately once every 3 minutes and it can take over 20 minutes to get refocused after an interruption. This can cause of loss of up to 6 hours of productivity per day! Read More
I’ve been hearing it a lot lately – “I’m so stressed, everything is so busy and so crazy that I don’t have time to take care of myself. I just go, go, go, all the time” Read More
What is the difference between being busy and being productive?
What is the difference between sitting and truly resting?
We’ve talked before about how people who are considered sensitive or have ‘sensory processing sensitivity’ show increased reaction within the brain when exposed to certain stimulus.
Research shows that those who suffer with post-traumatic stress disorder demonstrate increased activity within their brain when exposed to a trigger. Increased brain activity was also found in those who are considered sensitive when exposed to a stimulus. While the area’s that show increased activity are different between being sensitive and suffering from PTSD the brain and body’s reaction is remarkably similar. Read More
Did you know that approximately 15-20% of people are considered to be highly sensitive? What does this mean for you? What does it mean to be sensitive?
What does it mean to be sensitive? While sensitivity can manifest in various ways being sensitive may mean that you or your child has sensory processing sensitivity. This means that your nervous system is more active than the nervous system of your not as sensitive peer.
Click ‘read more’ to find out what another mom is saying about her experience with Chiropractic and her son with Sensory Processing Disorder! Read More
What does it mean to be sensitive? While sensitivity can manifest in various ways being sensitive may mean that you or your child has sensory processing sensitivity. This means that your nervous system is more active than the nervous system of your not as sensitive peer. Read More
Your nervous system is responsible for every function and sensation within your body as well as responsible for how you perceive the world. This includes all of your senses like sight, hearing, touch, taste and smell.
We have become a very sedentary culture with many of us desk bound all day and then too tired to do anything save sit on the couch when we get home in the evenings. Even children are spending less time outside running around and more time inside playing with technology. Read More
This inactivity along with the use of technology can create havoc for both our posture, which some researchers say is the beginning of every disease process, and our body as a whole.
So, how does movement affect you? Movement keeps you healthier, it keeps your muscles toned and helps you release stress and concentrate better. It helps you metabolize your food and maintain a healthy weight. It also helps your body feel better!
As we approach the beginning of spring what comes to my mind is about new beginnings. As I've been out I'm noticing the beautiful pinks and whites as the trees begin to bloom and prepare for spring.
“…Healing instantly begins the second we make a more effective choice for ourselves, even though our body may not appear to be “fixed” or healed.” Donny Epstein in his book ‘Healing Myths, Healing Magic’. Read More
Did you know that Chiropractic Care can help your child deal with their everyday life? Read More
Kids are wonderful, creative, beautiful and a source of what sometimes seems like never ending energy.
If you have kids some of this might sound familiar to you. What does your kid go through in an average day, and how can Chiropractic help you and your child?
Imagine it’s a Friday, after an already long week. One day left until the weekend…