The Hidden Life of a Holistic Doctor

I’ve been told repeatedly by medical doctors that I have the best doctor job in the world. They tell me, “What you do is what I dreamed of doing when I first decided to be a doctor.” I’ll admit that my job as a holistic doctor is pretty cool, but I didn’t realize what...

Take a Drug and “Hope for the Best”

We live in a society of drugs. The Mayo Clinic reports that 70% of the US population takes at least one prescription medication. Over the counter drugs? We make about 3 billion trips to the store each year to buy them. I got curious one day and started asking our...

To Create Life, Press ‘Pause’

A lot of times we can feel lost. I know I do sometimes. It isn’t that we don’t know what to do because for most of us that is all too clear. It is just that we may not have ever stopped to really examine why we do the things we do. I know we do the things we do...

Gratitude is Such a Happy Word

Gratitude is such a happy word.To be thankful. To love and appreciate the good around us. The people and the things that make our lives better and worth living. The big things and the little things. I am so grateful for so many things.I also am guilty of not really...

Opening the Door to Compassion

Compassion is generally seen as necessary for any successful society, and many religions espouse compassion as a vital ingredient in human interaction. But what is it compassion really? And how do we have compassion for others and then ultimately, for ourselves? I...

Give Yourself Grace

I’ve been thinking about grace lately: How little grace we offer to ourselves and to others. Maybe it stems from perfectionist attitudes about life and love or maybe we feel we just don’t deserve it. Do you ever remember a time you just cut yourself a break and...

Life is Crazy Out Here! What’s a Woman to Do?

Hey everyone!  I wanted to take a few minutes and acknowledge that life is super hard sometimes. In fact it can downright stink. Many times, in the age of digital togetherness we exist in a vacuum of loneliness. I see patients every day, so I see your pain in so many...

Marriage vs. Health

Having a health problem sucks a lot already, but the stress your health may put on your marriage can stress your life even more. Symptoms can be tough on your spouse: You’re tired. You don’t sleep well. Your lab shows your adrenals are in level 6 failure,...

Using Supplements Correctly to Regain Health

      If you’ve used supplements in the hope of feeling better or achieving better health but haven’t had good results, this article will show you: Why you’ve had trouble How you can be ultimately successful in regaining your health, even from long-term...

Participatory Medicine

What would you do if you discovered that your best friend or a member of your family had a serious health problem, but were unwilling to do anything about it? Unfortunately, I know a lot of people reading this are trying to answer this question right now. And others...