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The Miracle Lady is Coming to Rochester in June

My trip to see Dr. Sharon Forrest was a quick one. I arrived after 5:00 p.m. on Friday and was on a return flight by 8:00 p.m. on Sunday. The trip was everything I thought it would be. I must warn you, though, I am easy to please. I tend to show up without...

The Healthiest You Recipe: Just Add Water

Reprinted from Hers’ Magazine (Summer 2016) Last year, I had the pleasure of attending a nutritional workshop put on by Dr. Norm Shealy. Shealy is someone who made it his calling to focus on solving chronic pain and depression for his patients, which was unheard of at...

How to Live Pain Free

We are a huge fan of Dr. Norman Shealy, one of the world’s leading experts in pain and depression management and the first physician to specialize in the resolution of chronic pain. Yes, we take notice when he endorses someone or a product. In a recent newsletter he...

8 Weeks Can Change Your Brain for the Better

Meditation has shown time after time to positively impact health and vitality. It’s also been shown to reduce pain (Time Magazine-11/12/2015). I wrote a blog post about it! Okay, I could be speaking to the choir. And maybe, I am. But, what I learned while researching...

Is Sitting the New Smoking?

“When did that happen?” I said out loud to my mirror as I looked at a new roll of something forming near my hips. I also had the thought: “Is my stomach sticking out more?” It seemed to me that changes were happening more rapidly than they had in the past. Ahem,...

Your Reaction to Stress Could Make You Sick

We all experience situations in our life, whether good or bad, that cause us stress. Our personal stress is triggered by our reaction to circumstances and events. When stressed the body releases chemicals into the blood. From this, we can feel stronger, which is great...

A Holistic Approach to Wellness

In our current healthcare system, we often think of the body as a sterile solid space that needs medications, medical interventions and surgery to fix what is wrong. This is contrary to thousands of years of healing traditions where the focus included the whole person...

How to Combat Depression Naturally

You Said What? A few years back my cousin joined a group of women for a beach trip. There were five total. As they made their way to Florida they talked about everything under the sun including what medications they took. It turned out all but one in the car took...

Sound Medicine: Three MDs and a Patient Share the Benefits

Listen to three MDs and a patient share the benefits of the uses of sound technology, specifically Hemi-Sync®. In March 2016, I had the pleasure of attending the Professional Division at The Monroe Institute and meeting keynote speaker, Gari Carter. From a previous...

Telomeres: The Secret Recipe to Your Healthiest Self

Last year, I had the pleasure of attending a nutritional workshop put on by Dr. Norm Shealy. Shealy is considered by some to be the Father of Holistic Medicine. He’s also someone who made it his calling to focus on solving chronic pain and depression for his patients,...

Meditation Reduces Emotional and Physical Pain

Time Magazine (11/12/2015) printed an article about a study suggesting that mindfulness meditation could have more impact on reducing pain than a dose of morphine. The good news is meditation is widely accepted as a valuable way to relax, reduce stress and work through challenging situations. Now, looks like we can add reducing pain to the list.

Does Hemi-Sync Work?

Does Hemi Sync work? Yes, the proof is in the pudding! Hemi-Sync®, or rather a sound technology using binaural beats, has been researched for over 50 years. It’s an important question and one worth asking again. Does Hemi-Sync work? We believe so and the research backs up our opinion. What we love about the technology is that there are so many practical applications—as many applications as there are functions of the brain.