Health and wellness
Gut and Psychology Syndrome (GAP Syndrome or GAPS) is a condition establishing a connection between the functions of the digestive system and the brain. This term was coined by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride, MD, MMedSci (neurology), MMedSci (human nutrition) in 2004 after working with hundreds of children and adults with neurological and psychiatric conditions, such as autistic spectrum disorders, […]
Stress, Anxiety, and Good Sleep
I don’t think anyone could argue against getting good sleep, especially when healing or dealing with life trauma. Restless sleep, or sleepless nights can plague a stress filled life, and lying in bed with racing thoughts and worries can throw a wrench in the works. Our family has had our share of exhaustion from not […]
What the heck is CIRS?
What the heck is CIRS anyway? How could chronic inflammation be at the root of my illness?
Not So Chronic
So many of us have had “uncurable” illness, where the medical establishment pins a name on it and manages symptoms for life. The number of us with “black box diagnosis” or something pegged on mental health disorders. There is a lot of profit in treatable symptoms but not much profit in effective cures. One-shot cures […]
Wabi-sabi embraces anything that reminds the viewer of the natural world. It spurns uniformity for what is asymmetrical and rough. It embraces flaws and imperfections, and anything that is natural and unself-conscious. In today’s Japan, the meaning of wabi-sabi is often condensed to “wisdom in natural simplicity”. Kintsugi is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery by […]