Wellness Blog

December 4, 2019
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Surviving the Silly Season

In the lead up to Christmas, some people can find that things get busier, even hectic, adding to the day to day stressors of life. So how can you go about surviving the silly season? Receiving a regular chiropractic adjustment to support nervous system function, which helps the body come out of the fight or flight stress response, is one important way. To go beyond the benefits of the adjustment, combine it with a BrainTap session. The Brain Tap is a modern day guided meditation tool using the added knowledge of music, sounds and light to calm a […]
November 27, 2019
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The Power of Hope

Stress can become very overwhelming but one thing that helps people get through tough situations or times, is hope. Hope that things will change, get better or that the tough time will end. Hope may look different for each person. I have found in health care, hope for one person could be knowing what is wrong with them or knowing that someone cares about what they are going through.  Some people want to know the research behind their treatment while others only want to know that I ,their practitioner know the research. Still others, their hope comes from […]
November 20, 2019
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Recovery v’s Response

Recovery from the stressor is just as important as the response to it. I spend a great deal of time talking with people that health issues and symptoms are the results of their nervous system being forced into a survival state too often and for too long. This is due to their response to stressors in their life from things like, work, home, finances to physical, chemical and emotional pressures. Possibly even more important than how a person respond to stress, is their ability to recover. When you lose the ability to recover from stress this means you […]
November 12, 2019
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The Enemy Within

For the first time, the risk to your health is greater from the enemy within than from the enemy without. The enemy within is stress and the dysregulation and subsequent inflammation it causes. The enemy without is germs, viruses and environmental toxins. This change reflects the rapid rise of chronic illnesses and conditions overtaking acute infectious conditions as the major challenges to our health. Stress is now considered the primary contributing factor in over 90% of all illness. The fast paced, low downtime lives we currently live has potentially a big factor in this. Stress beyond an individuals […]

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