Tag Archives: stress

The Surprising Causes of Your Headaches

Last week a new patient came into the office looking for help with an old shoulder injury that continued to give him problems. As I began his examination, I noticed that the muscles and fascia were really tight in his injured shoulder. That muscle tension was preventing him from being able to lift his shoulder […]

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How to use gratitude to reduce stress

As the holiday stress is upon us, one good daily practice is to cultivate an attitude of gratitude to stay focused on the good parts of the holiday season! Here are some great suggestions for developing a gratitude practice from my good friend, neuropsychologist Dr. Jennifer Medina, who specializes in mindfulness and cognitive assessment. Gratitude Practice Gratitude is […]

The Communication that Prevents Healing

This morning I put myself on a media detox. As I get emotionally pulled deeper and deeper into the news cycles, I begin to suffer from the two things that cause pain and prevent healing: too much communication and not enough connection. The same thing happens in our bodies that is happening right now in […]