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You Need To Borrow My Brain, And This Is Why

You Need To Borrow My Brain, And This Is Why

When we work together, after some time, something magical happens. I know it’s going to happen and it catches me by surprise anyway. It’s the moment that I become like a proud mama as I watch you grow. You start telling me about the week or month you’ve just had and...

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Want To Avoid Burnout? Think Passion Is The Answer?

Want To Avoid Burnout? Think Passion Is The Answer?

Your responses to my questions about burnout have taught me a few things. It seems that when you run your own business and it’s your ‘baby’, you have a hard time accepting that it could be draining you the way that it is. Because… you love it, right?!?! Often, you...

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Are You A Wader Or A Jumper?

Are You A Wader Or A Jumper?

Recently, I was in Croatia on a writing retreat. What was meant to be a lazy vacation with my husband and sister turned into a solo writing retreat because, ya know, the universe wants what the universe wants. So, I flew to Zagreb, rented a car and drove to Crikvenica...

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The Invitation – Orian Mountain Dreamer

The Invitation – Orian Mountain Dreamer

  I found this poem the first time some 18 or 19 years ago. I fell in love and I fall in love all over again every time I read it. The writer is Oriah Mountain Dreamer. My work is focused on other people and I’d never have it any other way. This poem, when I read it,...

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The Mathematical Equation For Figuring Shit Out

The Mathematical Equation For Figuring Shit Out

YMI - YAD = SP (Your Major Issue) - (Your Added Drama) = Solvable Problem Marie Forleo likes to say: “Everything is figureoutable”. I totally agree. Not only do I agree but I also have an unshakeable belief that has brought me through my life that sounds similar: “No...

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How’d I Get Here?

How’d I Get Here?

 I always knew what I wanted to be when I grew up... I was three when I told my grandmother that I was going to be a Doctor. During elementary, middle, and high school, I kept the dream alive. All of my time was spent in Biology, Chemistry, and Calculus, I didn’t...

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Elon Musk Needs My Help

Elon Musk Needs My Help

If I ever questioned whether I chose the right focus for my work, I’ll stop now. In Thrive Global, Arianna Huffington penned an open letter to Elon Musk. Musk, a businessman and multi-millionaire, is just 11 years older than me and responsible for the precursor to...

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The Podcast You Need To Listen To

The Podcast You Need To Listen To

I swear, it's not mine, although you should listen to that too! I love podcasts more and more as time goes on and this one is consistently my favorite. Recently, I listened to Eric Zimmer, the host of The One You Feed podcast do an interview with Anne Bogel. This...

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Your Belly Button Is An Acupuncture Point

Your Belly Button Is An Acupuncture Point

a.k.a. Piercings Aren’t Messing With Your Energy Body I can’t even believe I’m writing about this, but it’s come up a couple times recently, so it needs to be addressed. I had a question recently through my facebook page - a mother was asking if I performed ear...

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Being A Witch In 2018

Being A Witch In 2018

I don’t know if true witches would be annoyed at me calling myself a witch, but here goes nothing. In my mind, being a witch means being aware, being awake, and paying attention. Not only to your ego’s need to shine but to your inner light’s ability to guide you, to...

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This Is Why I Meditate

This Is Why I Meditate

There are no words to describe the feelings I have about the work that I do. Well, maybe there are. Expansive. Surprising. Deep. Worthy. In order to do this well, to be able to mirror my patients in a way that is meaningful for them, I need to stay centered. To be...

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It Might Be Time To Break Up With Your Support Group

It Might Be Time To Break Up With Your Support Group

Warning: This is a controversial post. When you first receive that devastating diagnosis, it’s helpful to have people around you who have undergone something similar. Support groups have helped hundreds and thousands of people feel less alone and more understood. It...

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Can Acupuncture And Science Be Friends?

Can Acupuncture And Science Be Friends?

I started my journey into medicine as a pre-med student at Boston University. That didn’t last long for a couple reasons. 1. I realized that I didn’t want to work in the traditional medical model with it’s long ass hours, short patient visits, and incredible student...

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But Everyone Will Think That I…….

But Everyone Will Think That I…….

But Everyone WIll Think That I……. Who gives a f*&^?!?!? This, my friends, is such an interesting piece of info that I’m sending you today. As per usual, I am expanding upon an idea that I read first from Martha Beck, Life Coach Extraordinaire in her book: Finding Your...

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Walking The Tightrope Between Health and Sickness

Walking The Tightrope Between Health and Sickness

What images are created for you when you think the word: balance? I’ll give you a minute.   When you picture balance, are you envisioning a gymnast on a balance beam or an elephant on a circus ball? Maybe a tightrope walker? Tree pose in yoga?   This, my friends, is...

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Is Resonance The True Source Of Healing?

Is Resonance The True Source Of Healing?

Oh, resonance and dissonance. Everyone knows what this feels like in musical form. When a resonant melody hits your ear, it feels like honey dancing in the air. When someone hits a wrong chord? Your whole body reacts like that GIF of a little girl that everyone uses...

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Is Being The ‘Nice One’ Contributing To Your Illness?

Is Being The ‘Nice One’ Contributing To Your Illness?

**DISCLAIMER** These are my thoughts and opinions. I’m sure there are studies somewhere to back some of this up, but I’m not going to go looking for them. You’re welcome to if you’d like. In addition, this article in no way states that you are at fault for your...

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