Category Archives for "Healthy Living"

Emotional Causes of Autoimmune Conditions

Rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, eczema, Crohn’s,  type 1 diabetes, celiac disease, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia, these are just a few examples of autoimmune diseases. In a nutshell, your system gets confused and starts to attack itself.  I wrote a bit about the emotional conditions that set us up for susceptibility to autoimmune conditions in a co-authored […]

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December 11, 2017

Surviving Christmas

It’s supposed to be “the most wonderful time of the year” but with as many opportunities as there are to appreciate the season, there are just as many reasons it can be a struggle.  “Surviving Christmas” has become my annual December goal that I find echoing out of my mouth when people ask what I’m […]

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June 8, 2017

As Busy as You Want to Be

Today my truck broke down in front of somebody’s house. He came out and invited me to hang out in his garage until my new wheels got there, and I sat down where his dad used to sit. Thus began my tour of duty as the unwitting grief counselor. I was subtly checking the time […]

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July 13, 2016

The Sensitive Insomniac

There are, and I’m not exaggerating much when I say “a bajillion” reasons that people get insomnia. However, I’ve never seen nor heard anyone talk about this before. What I’m talking about is when you have someone in your personal space such as sharing a bed. “Personal space” has been a cute term for what really […]

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