The Diaphragm the great mediator between mind & body.

The human body is a complex and interconnected system where every component plays a crucial role in maintaining health and well-being. Among these components, the diaphragm, a dome-shaped muscle located beneath the ribcage, is often underestimated in its significance. Beyond its primary function in respiration, the diaphragm plays a profound role in regulating the nervous system, influencing both our physical and mental states. This article explores the essential relationship between the diaphragm and the nervous system from a body-mind perspective.

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Alignment and the nervous system

Our traumas, our suffering and our exposure from a young age to stressors affects our alignment and our mis-alignment re-enforces our pain story.

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The 5-R's to reverse chronic pain & the effects of Post Traumatic Stress.

We are as a collective living in overwhelm , uncertainty and our stress levels are at all time high! Many of us already carry and manage so much on a day to day basis, now to mention the last few years with the pandemic, it does not matter how strong you are, it can take a toll.

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Why touch Is the most powerful form of communication?

One thing I am sure of is that mindful touch is highly essential for recovery, healing and growth. You see human beings need touch like flowers/plants need water. With Isolation and physical distancing you are taking a big factor out in the equation of our well – being. That’s why the rates of suicide, abuse, addiction and mental illness are skyrocketing

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7 Ways to heal your nervous system

Your nervous system is so much more than a collection of nerves and neurons; it’s the highway that connects your brain to every other cell in your body. It’s what gives you clarity of thought, makes you feel good or bad, and even affects how you digest food. Your nervous system is directly connected to almost every part of your life - from stress levels to how well you sleep at night.

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Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis) - A Nervous System Disorder.

I have been fortunate to be exposed to this debilitating condition from the beginning of my practice 20 years ago, when a local journalist was sent my Way. The poor woman tried everything from Injections, to physiotherapy, chiropractic and massage therapy and nothing has helped for 2 years. Needless to say It affected her job typing and sitting all day, her lifestyle and activity levels declined and so did her mental and emotional well being.

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Your Pain Is An Opportunity.

I see so many people “Trapped” in their bodies going through life suffering consciously, or unconsciously dealing with pain. What I want to say that your Pain Is and opportunity, it can be an opening for you evolve into the man, or woman that you know you can be.

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10 Tip to regain your sanity using the fall.

To be honest, as much as I love the Summer in British Columbia, Canada under these “extraordinary” times we are in, I am happy that the Fall is HERE! Why you might ask? Using the natural rhythms of our beautiful seasons here, helps to attune me the the natural world and to my own Innate natural wisdom. Nature is a powerful teacher and in the fall we can see the letting go process. It teaches us that it is inevitable and completely natural and beautiful. It shows us that we are able to let go, heal and renew ourselves.

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Working With Elite Soldiers & PTSD

In the 1980’s, Sylvester Stallone became famous for Rambo, a movie character who was the ultimate warrior. Many men and young boys, including myself at the time, idolized Rambo. I even had his posters on my wall as a kid thinking that’s who I want to be one day. But what I learned later as I became a bodymind therapist working with trauma and chronic pain; That even Rambo has a breaking point!

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Metamorphosis

A poem I wrote about transformation and metamorphosis. About our healing journey and the journey of life and all the the way we adapt out of fear and pain.

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Anxiety Relief in 5 - 10 minutes

Are you affected by the debilitating effects of anxiety and stress during this pandemic? Or just struggling with general anxiety? The truth is we all at times struggle with it on one level or another. Stress is the number 1 cause of Dis-Ease in the 21st century! It’s at an epidemic proportions and everyone is affected right now.

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12 Tips To Maximize Your Health Through The Winter

In winter here in Canada we get have bought to the concept of new years resolution and creating massive change in a time of the year where our bodymind Is depleted and lacking natural resources. That’s why so many people fail with their resolutions. It’s like starting a Journey of change with not enough “Supplies” to last you more then a couple of weeks on a road that takes months to go on and be successful.

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