By Lisa (Guest Writer) - According to the Center for Disease and Control (CDC), one-third of Americans are not receiving the recommended seven-plus hours of sleep every night and over seventy different sleep disorders have been diagnosed by doctors. A lack of sleep can lead to serious health concerns like high blood pressure, diabetes, and … Continue reading Can Mindfulness Impact Sleep Quality?
By Liza - We all experience anxiety at some point in our lives. Anxiety is simply how you react to certain stimuli that surrounds you. It’s how you react or respond to an annoying co-worker who won’t allow you to concentrate on your work, or how you respond to your child who has left their … Continue reading Calming the Anxiety of Chronic Pain
By Alexandria - If you're not familiar with self-hypnosis, let me assure you that it is nothing like what's shown in horror films. No matter how skilled the therapist, meditation leader, or professional hypnotist, hypnosis meditations cannot make you do anything you do not wish to. I've heard of self-hypnosis for many things -- weight … Continue reading The Best Free Apps to Combat Migraine & Chronic Pain
By Wanda - Dear Sir or Madam, As a person with chronic pain, it saddens me to hear of the ongoing “opioid crisis.” It saddens me that patients like myself are being prevented from receiving access to life-changing medication because of people who have turned that medication into recreational drug. It saddens me to know … Continue reading An Open Letter About The Opioid Crisis
By Brittany - How often do you find yourself stuck in a vicious cycle of your own thoughts? Or wrapped up in the frustration of your body failing you yet again? Or frustrated with all of the elements and events in your life that you so badly want to control, but are simply out of … Continue reading A Grounding Meditation
By Laura - You know the one nagging thought that always pops into your brain during those moments you feel most insecure or when your pain is at its worst? The one that does not go away and finds you at the lowest of your lows? The one that rules your day? Mine was: I … Continue reading Stuck & Stressed: How Rapid Transformation Therapy Helped Me
By Brittany - How many times in your life have you heard “take a breather” or “take a deep breath” or “just breathe”? Many times I’ve heard these, or said them for that matter, are in moments of anger, overwhelm, stress, fear, or really any sort of negative emotional state. Most of the time, we … Continue reading The Power of Breath
By Jorie (feat. Lisa Erickson from Migraine Magick) - When I first told my neurologist I thought the Moon may be contributing to the pattern of my migraines, he gave me a look of stupefaction that needs no depiction. When I told my mom about it, she thoughtfully said, “well, anything that has a gravitational … Continue reading How the Moon and Cosmos Affect Migraines