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Healing From Trauma

Healing From Trauma

I learned early on that kids who suffer a lot of childhood trauma will go on to have health issues. I had asthma, Crohn’s disease and lived in a state of constant anxiety (I was pretty much afraid of everything).  Don’t even get me started on abandonment or attachment issues I check every box.

Healing From Trauma

Is Your Anger Killing You?

Anger is associated with the liver. When we are angry or resentful it actually stops our energy or Qi from flowing. Energy builds. It accumulates physically just below our diaphragm and directly underneath the breast. 

How Trauma Causes Gut Issues

This week I had three female patients come for treatment – all from very different backgrounds, ages and occupations. Yet what unified these women was their collective history of childhood abuse and how it manifested in their bodies. If, at a young age if we suffer...

How Does Acupuncture Help Heal Trauma?

How Does Acupuncture Help Heal Trauma?

I never intended to treat trauma when I started practising acupuncture. In fact, this was not one of the over 300 illness we studied at TCM school. And yet here I am now into my 7th year, and it’s become one of my practice specialities. The Longer the Trauma Lasts,...

Healing from Trauma

Healing from Trauma

Why are Love and Compassion Are Critical to Healing Trauma As humans we not only track another person’s movements but also their emotional state and intentions. When we are in sync with each other we mirror each other:  our voices, our stance, our facial expressions...

Why Feeling Safe Is So Important to Your Health

Why Feeling Safe Is So Important to Your Health

  Why Feeling Safe Is So Important to Your Health Imagine living in a state of constant anxiety. The crippling kind that wraps around you so tight you are unable to sleep at night.  Your digestion is shot, and you find it difficult to concentrate and remember...

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