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What is tapping? Check out this documentary film trailer!

If you’ve read many of my past e-mails and blogs,  you’ll know that I am a big fan of Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), or tapping. I use it personally, with family and friends, and with clients, to reduce stress and physical pain.  I also promote it to other healthcare professionals to use with their clients. Tapping […]

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Seven ways to love thyself

In The Purpose Fairy’s January blog, writer Paisley Hansen explains why it’s important to focus on yourself before you can focus on others. You’ll always have “you” to fall back on if you’re able to. Even if your life goes along perfectly and  your relationships are always intact,  it’s always best to make sure you’re […]

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Evidence supports light therapy for post-concussion syndrome and much more!

I have a few clients with post-concussion syndrome resulting from traumatic brain injuries (TBI). I’ve been using laser and LEDs  (light-emitting diodes) to treat their body pain, with significant success. For a couple of those clients, I have also started to use light therapy — red and near infra-red lights, or what is now referred […]

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Four signs you are Vitamin D-deficient, and how to prevent it

Researchers have estimated that 50 per cent of the general population is at risk of Vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency. One of the most notable researchers is Dr. Michael Holick,  who wrote the book, The Vitamin D Solution. Four signs that you are Vitamin D-deficient, according to Dr. Holick, are: 1. You frequently feel fatigue, aches and […]

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Three reasons why my mom will only use a Volaris walker

My mother is one of those very proud and independent women who used to say: “I will never use a walker to help me walk.” It reminded me of the shock I felt while working in a nursing home when I overheard residents say that  they would “rather die than use a walker.” My mom […]

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Four ways to collaborate with your mind to get what you want

One of the best collaborations you can make is between you and your own mind, says Marisa Peer, a British therapist, motivational speaker and best-selling author. In the YouTube video below, she talks about the four ways you can train your brain so that you can reach beyond your limits — in any area of […]

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Movement can be both entertainment and good medicine

I recently went to a wonderful acrobatics show. It was really amazing to watch the strength, co-ordination, timing, precision and trust in each other that the performers displayed. Every movement left me in awe. I could only imagine the time, focus and dedication they had all put into the performance to get that good. I […]

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Understanding neuroplasticity to dial down persistent pain

Studies show that  understanding how our pain system works, what can go wrong with it, and the concept of neuroplasticity can help decrease chronic or persistent pain, promote faster healing and transform lives. Sentis, an Australian company concerned with workplace safety, has come out with a series of  “brain animation” videos  that simplify complex psychology […]

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Eight steps to create healthy boundaries

After a guest post by psychologist and transformation coach Terri Cole on creating healthier boundaries,  I received a lot of feedback from people telling me that establishing such boundaries is very difficult for them. So now I’d like to share with permission a post written by Luminita Saviuc, who blogs under the name “Purpose Fairy,” offering […]

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After self-love, true love comes next

 Last week,  I shared a guest post from psychotherapist and transformation coach Terri Cole on “self-love.” If you missed it, please have a look at it now. There’s more to say on the subject. Your level of self-love directly affects your ability to attract and nurture “true love.” When Terri refers to true love, she  means healthy love. […]

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