My mom became a breast cancer survivor 17 years ago. Knowing that both of her maternal grandmothers fought the disease and after watching her own mother battle with breast cancer, my mom decided to do a prophylactic mastectomy (long before Angelina Jolie). The doctors were hesitant, and wanted to do a mammogram, which led to a biopsy and the discovery of very early stage breast cancer. She was extremely lucky, as was our entire family because my mom is an incredible person who shares so much love and fun and food with all those around her! I am incredibly grateful for her foresight and courage and know not everyone is as fortunate. Because of my personal experience, the opportunity to support others who are going through cancer treatment as a healthcare practitioner is particularly meaningful.Read More
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One of the most powerful tools we have when dealing with stress or pain, anxiety or depression, is our mind-body connection.
In the video below, I invite you to utilize your mind-body connection to tap into the strength inherent in your DNA. By remembering that we’ve descended from thousands of years of human being who have faced unimaginable challenges we can tap into their strength which lives on today in us.Read More
The human body is a truly awesome thing. I mean if you take a moment to think about your body’s complexity and elegance, it evokes awe. Taking time daily to feel and pay attention to our bodies, and expressing gratitude for how amazing there is uplifting and good for you and your health. It can be easy to take for granted how well our bodies function or to feel disgruntled about aspects of our bodies that we don’t appreciate.Read More