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From Victim to Empowered: Create Your Life, Even with Autoimmune Disease

Have you tried shifting your diet, rebalancing your microbiome, detoxing, and everything else under the sun but nothing seems to work? Take a look at your nervous system. Are you living in a fearful, anxious, victim state most of the ...

Boundaries: A Prerequisite for Compassion and a Tool For Healing

I’ve been giving a lot of thought to the value of boundaries lately. There are a whole slew of reasons for this—but suffice it to say that a couple of situations in my life were depleting me for a few ...

Heal Your Body by Reducing Your Stress

Whether we are dealing with autoimmune disease or the flu, every illness carries with it a hefty dose of one symptom: stress. In fact, up to 80% of those with autoimmune issues report that diagnosis came after a period of ...

The Autoimmune Wellness Podcast Episode #8: Step 4: Rest – Our Stories

  Welcome to The Autoimmune Wellness Podcast Season 1! We’ve created this podcast as a free resource to accompany our upcoming book, The Autoimmune Wellness Handbook: A DIY Guide to Living Well with Chronic Illness. Episode #8: Step 4: Rest ...

Is Your Impatience an Obstacle to Healing?

Searching for a Quick Fix When autoimmune disease strikes and turns our lives upside down, we search hard for a “fix.” We want our lives back, and we want them back now! The problem is that autoimmune healing is a ...

Restorative Yoga for Stress Relief

Frequently we hear about the benefits of yoga for stress relief. But why does yoga have such a reputation? Although yoga practitioners have known for thousands of years that the practice gives deep health benefits, more recently the science world ...