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Your Breath

Your breath nourishes your body.  Your breath cleanses your body.  Your breath balances your nervous system.  Your breath centers and grounds your energy.  Your breath can energize you or it can calm you down.  Your breath can lead you to presence in the moment.  Your...

What do Healing and Politics Have in Common?

As a naturopath I see disease resulting from suppression - suppression of emotions, suppression of beliefs, suppression of aspects of one's self that are believed to be unacceptable to others, and suppression of one's own unique and true voice.  We stuff all of this...

Some of My Story

I am sometimes asked how I came to do what I do.  Did I always want to be a naturopathic physician?  What did I do before this?  What influences helped develop my style of healing work?  A few years ago I wrote a "life story" for a family history project and realized...

The Good Kind of Self Absorption

In my naturopathic practice people come in to my office for many different reasons.  One of the common reasons is anxiety.  This anxiety, for many, can be quite debilitating. The first thing I look for is an underlying physiologic cause or contributing factor to the...

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