Do you *really* want to be well?

Do you *really* want to be well?

The remainder of the article will make more sense if you start by watching the video below. Although the video features a Catholic priest and speaks of “wellness” and conversion from a Christian point of view, I believe Father Mike does a beautiful job of...

Essential oils and birds

This is a follow up on an article I wrote about five years ago on this same topic. The Essential Oils for Parrots Facebook group has grown to over 6500 members and we’ve all learned a lot! I figured I would create a video for you which includes more detail about...
Tapping: my magic bullet for managing stress

Tapping: my magic bullet for managing stress

Please provide your details to download my FREE Tapping Playbook & Journal. This document is a real game-changer and will make your tapping more effective and more fun. This information is being provided to you for educational and informational purposes and as a...
What you see is not always what you get

What you see is not always what you get

In my clinical experience, one of the biggest impediments to pain recovery is MRI, CT, or other imaging “evidence” of a structural problem. Patients often come to me utterly convinced that they are doomed to a lifetime of pain because of something that a...
Moving up the emotional scale

Moving up the emotional scale

As I wrote here and here, changing the story you tell (both to yourself and others) is an essential step toward overcoming chronic pain. Please understand, however, that I am NOT recommending that you paste a smiley face over your negative feelings. Part of what got...
Breathing through grief

Breathing through grief

This is my dog Ramona. Yesterday morning she died in my arms. Events leading up to her death are too raw for me to share, but suffice it to say that I am shattered. This morning I awoke feeling the way I did prior to my recovery from fibromyalgia — I hurt...