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Creating Reality: Capitalizing On Our Immense Power

Uncategorized Sep 25, 2014

Have you ever thought about why things happen?  Why sometimes do events not occur when you had them scheduled?  Why do some things just keep happening over and over even though you don’t enjoy them, or even welcome them?  Is it bad luck? Fate? Or is it due to something else?  Have you ever considered the possibility that the cause might in fact be you?

Some may take that to mean they are their own worst enemy. For certain, in the world of spiritual psychology, this idea has sparked billions in books sold.  In truth, you create your reality.  However, most of the time, you have no idea what you are doing.

I see this time and time again, an anxious patient, spending all of their subconscious energy on the “What if’s” and “What next’s”.  Using their voice to say “it is all going to work out” or “I am trying to cope” but the background noise so obviously is panic, anxiety, worry, fear,...

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Cultivating Peace In A Weaponized World

Uncategorized Sep 11, 2014

We live in a largely weaponized world. We fight wars on drugs, and poverty, fight to end diabetes, fight to end cancer, and go to boot camp to lose weight. We approach every situation with the intent of subduing, defeating, killing, or destroying whatever we perceive to be our opponent. Even when that opponent is ourselves.  Making it virtually impossible to cultivate a sense of inner peace, of life creation because our mindset is continually focused on being at war.

There are subtle ways this presents; in our cultural obsession with body image, weight loss, and external beauty, being bombarded by a nearly unending assortment of messages indicating a sense of never good enough. Or by the way our media images keep us focused and honed to the things we fear most.

Emerging out of this philosophy of constant struggle, are common messages playing behind the scenes for far too many of us:

I am not good enough for that

I am too fat, too ugly, too undesirable to be beautiful

I am not...

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Does The Ice Bucket Challenge Do Anything?

Uncategorized Aug 27, 2014

Before you take the ice bucket challenge, give some consideration to the cause! As weeks of ice bucket challenges have come and gone, I continue to be concerned with the total lack of information available as to the cause of ALS, and the rather distracting way constant videos do little to highlight the real concerns. 

ALS is a debilitating disease, ultimately affecting motor control to such an extent that breathing and swallowing become impossible. For anyone suffering with this condition, it is well known the progression is agony. Research into ALS has provided little in the way of cure or even delay and even less as to its cause.

Perhaps so little is known about ALS because the potential causes are things which modern medicine would never consider. From my perspective, the top tier possible causes depending on the case are:

  1. Chronic Lyme disease and/or its numerous co-infections
  2. Chronic toxicity from both agricultural chemicals and industrial chemicals
  3. Chronic toxicity from...
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"There Is Nothing Medically Wrong With You"

Uncategorized Aug 19, 2014

There is nothing medically wrong with you. How many times, I have been told by patients, this is the final opinion of their doctors. They come to me, feeling crazy, let down, and thwarted. Nothing??? How can there be nothing wrong with me, when I feel so awful???!!!

But maybe, just maybe this is the truth. There is nothing “medically” wrong with most people, even those who are extremely ill. No abnormal labs, scopes, imaging, nothing to say there is a disease-causing their discomfort. In truth, there is nothing medically wrong.

That is not to say they are not ill and suffering, but their illness doesn't have a proper name, it may have elements of issues like food intolerance, nutrient deficiencies, chronic infections, toxicity, dental work created illnesses, ancestral illness, organ weakness, shock, trauma, and energetic disruptions, lifestyle stress and imbalance, “capitalism” syndrome and many others, just not a medical illness.

The thing is, it might be...

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Finding Hope Within Chaos

Uncategorized Aug 14, 2014

How do we find hope within chaos? In the past few months, it feels like the world has gone crazy. Between world conflicts, threatening pandemics, and untimely deaths, it can be a challenge to see the possibility of hope. Yet, hope and possibility is what we must find, especially those who are at this moment outside the lines of fire, in places where our health is safe, and our own personal freedom is currently not challenged.

Standing in the middle of a warzone, I could not imagine being able to think thoughts of peace. Sadly, with ongoing media bombardment, I imagine it is hard for many in places which are safe to also think thoughts of peace, but we must.

In 1974, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and his students conducted a study to prove what he had predicted in 1960: that only 1% of the population practicing Transcendental Meditation could cause a shift in the larger population.


The finding was that when 1% of a community practiced the Transcendental Meditation (TM) program,...

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Take Time To Heal

Uncategorized Jul 23, 2014

It takes time to heal, sometimes days, other times weeks, and in some cases years.  We don’t as a general rule, allow for this time.  Maybe it is because our lives are so fast-paced, or because we feel we can’t or maybe because we have been trained to expect immediate everything.  No matter why, the truth is, we have adopted a philosophy of healing which just doesn’t allow for time.

I can attest to the need for time.  About a month ago, I fell, tore my meniscus, maybe other ligaments too. Initially, I walked on it, was back at work the next morning, out with the family, driving the car…essentially acting like it was a little thing that would resolve its self quickly.  After a few days, and lots of swelling, I understood I had done more than twist it a little.

It took me about four weeks to relax into the awareness of just how much time it will take to heal my knee.  In that time, I went through lots of varying emotions from...

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MyACT For Pain Relief!

Uncategorized Jul 23, 2014

I have been using quite a few therapies to help heal my torn meniscus. I have been taking high doses of Collagen Support Nutrients, vitamin C, Glucosamine, Antioxidants, and the Chinese formula Ox Bone Pearls. However, in addition, I have been using a sound-based therapy with some pretty fantastic results! 
Dr. Stacie and Dr. Tucker Ford at First Choice Chiropractic in Northville have been doing once-weekly treatments on my knee, using their MyACT machine. The principle is to irritate the injured tissues just enough that the body continues to respond in a magnified way….bringing blood, immune modulators, and anti-inflammatory mediators to the injury site to facilitate stronger healing.  In the three weeks I have been receiving treatment, I have had greater mobility, less pain, more stability, and steadily reduced need for crutches or a cane!  The amazing thing about MyACT is it can be used quite effectively with long-standing pain from old injuries (even years...

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Castor Oil's Amazing Whole Body Benefits

Uncategorized Jul 17, 2014

I prescribe the use of castor oil to almost everyone. As a core Naturopathic therapeutic, Castor Oil Packs are a beneficial and essential part of every healing process. Yet, few have heard of this remedy except for anecdotal memories of grandmothers having them eat a spoonful...something I have done and agree is awful!

Castor oil has fantastic healing properties, and a long history of use. Here are just a few of its effects:

  1. Castor oil has been found to have a strong suppressive effect on some tumors
  1. An Indian study in 2011 found that castor leaf extract showed better antibacterial activity against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria than Gentamycin (their standard for comparison)
  1. A 2010 study found that castor oil packs were an effective means of decreasing constipation in the elderly.
  1. This 2009 study found that castor oil effectively relieves arthritis symptoms
  1. A 1999 study was carried out to determine whether or not topical castor oil...
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Fish Benefits Hard To Find

Uncategorized Jun 25, 2014

I recently read a blog post extolling the benefits of eating fish, despite concerns of mercury toxicity. The blogger claimed the risk to be minimal to most people, except for maybe pregnant women and extremely young children. He indicated benefits from eating fish far outweighed risks of toxicity which could result, and recommended everyone eat fish 2-3 times per week for the ultimate benefit 

Toxicity aside, the blog post left me wondering only one thing: How in the world can we still assume there to be enough fish in the sea for every man woman and child to consume it multiple times per week?

Beyond what can happen to our bodies, we cannot, we must not make our health choices in opposition to what supports and nourishes us.  For too long, we have put our needs for “nutrition” and “food” ahead of huge warnings about the ability of the world oceans to support our increasing consumption.  Mercury or not, if we fish the oceans until they die, we...

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It Is Time To Do Nothing!

Uncategorized Jun 12, 2014

There is a disconnect in our lives strongly fueled by our inability to just do nothing. Americans in particular have a seemingly never-ending obsession with always doing something. Which wouldn't be so bad if being constantly busy made us healthier happier people....but it doesn't and because of that we have a big problem.

On Average Americans Spend:

  • 3.5 hours per day on social media
  • 4 hours per day watching TV
  • 8.8 hours per day working


  • 13% of the overall population is on antidepressants
  • Only 1 in 3 Americans report being happy

Looking at the numbers, we have a significant problem on our hands, we have a population who on average is spending over 16 hours per day combined at work, watching TV, and on social media which is obviously not a recipe for happiness. Yet, activities like meditation, which have been shown to dramatically change our outlook, health, and quality of life is so infrequent, there isn't even a number to quantify who is doing it regularly. 


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