Tag Archive for healing emotional pain

Tools for Healing Physical and Emotional Illness

My son has been wandering around the house fighting a cold for the past week or so, and despite my best efforts to avoid the cloud of pathogens, which included ingesting copious amounts of oregano oil, my body succumbed to the alien invasion of cold+flu germs. I hate being sick, but as I lay here flat on my back, I…

How Back Pain Mirrors Our Emotional Suffering

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This week, for the first time in a long while, I was actually able to bend over without grimacing and holding my breath due to lower back pain. This has been troubling me for years, but I have always been able to beat it back to a tolerable place via acupuncture, massage and/or chiropractic care. On my flight to New…

Emotional Wounds: The Secret to Your Why

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It is no secret that my kids are the inspiration behind what I do. They are my why. It has been this way since becoming a mother, but when our lives changed that fateful day in 2010, my why shifted to another kind of why, much bigger, and more definitive. This deeply passionate and devoted¬†why was ignited by a man…

Healing Emotional Pain: The Safety of the Other Shore

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The other night my son and I watched The Other Shore, a fabulous documentary about one of my heroes, legendary ocean swimmer,¬†Diana Nyad. I am somewhat obsessed with her because although I love the ocean, I am equally terrified by it. One of my biggest fears is falling off a cruise ship, which is ridiculous because I have never been…