“No pain, no gain.” “You’re only one workout away from a good mood.” “Good things come to those who sweat.” These are just a few of the motivational quotes buzzing around that plague our Instagram feeds that are often accompanied by a picture of a sports model. Although the intention and message behind these quotes […]
Avenging or lamenting over one’s friends, relationships, family or past is not the healthiest. It causes ego conflicts, and unneeded self defense. We need to forgive our past and shine as individuals who pulled through and made it unscathed to the other side: a life in the sun, with no more songs of pain. I […]
Remember when you were a child and you were convinced that there was an evil monster under your bed? That intense feeling that something bad is going to happen and your life is not safe? Increased heart beat, perspiration and a weak feeling in your tummy? The desire to run or hide, but at the […]
I have been a Crohn’s disease patient for eleven years now. Fortunately, for the past three years I have been in complete remission from the disease and free of medication! Since I was diagnosed, I strived to look for the root cause of my disease. I also pursued the traditional elimination of potential food triggers. […]
A friend of a friend confided in her that she was extremely worried about one of her own friends who seemed to be in the tight grip of anorexia nervosa. My friend told her that she knew somebody who may be able to shed some light on how to intervene with the woman who was […]
That feeling when everything is just too much. Extreme tiredness. A lack of interest in things, feeling negative emotions like frustration, anger or sadness all the time. The experiencing of chronic stress. An ineffectiveness and lack of accomplishment, in work and life. Physical and emotional exhaustion. Feeling like there’s a dark shadow over your life, […]
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Bonnie McLean practices Chinese medicine. She and her colleagues condone interdisciplinary healing which she concludes makes them an integrative team. She believes that because they sometimes refer patients to medical practitioners like psychiatrists their services are complementary.