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About Me and about Healing Arts

Are you dealing with chronic health issues and feel like you don’t get enough answers? Do you leave your doctor’s office with more questions than answers? Do you feel like your body is trying to tell you something but you don’t know how to listen? Healing is complex. Illness is complex. Modern science has trained us to see the mind, body and spirit as three different entities. We discuss treat our symptoms as if they have nothing to do with our mind and spirits.

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I am a board certified Internal Medicine Physician and Reiki Master. My training and life experience has led me to create Healing Arts Health and wellness, and online space for you to come and explore the connections between the mind, the body and the spirit.

You can listen to the Art of Healing Podcast for weekly episodes. Online articles are available weekly as well on the blog.

Blood Pressure, What Is It? How to Check it? What's Normal? The Art of Healing

This podcast is the first of 5 related podcasts covering high blood pressure.  You will learn:The details of what's measured when you measure your blood pressure.How to measure your blood pressureHow to choose the right blood pressure cuff for your specific needs.What normal numbers areThe website you may use a a resource when shopping for a blood pressure cuff can be found here:https://www.validatebp.org/References: Primary Care Medicine, 8th Edition: Office Evaluation and Management of the Adult patient by Allan H.  Goroll and Albert G. Mulley.
  1. Blood Pressure, What Is It? How to Check it? What's Normal?
  2. Meditation for Stress Relief
  3. Improving Your Focus With Meditation
  4. Journaling for your health-why, how and what for?
  5. The Practice of Gratitude

Blog Posts

What is the Autonomic Nervous System?

Understanding the autonomic system is a powerful healing tool. The autonomic nervous system controls every function in the body. In the most recent Art of Healing Podcast, we discuss what is blood pressure. Many patients often wonder why they have high blood pressure. Many others also wonder why they have digestive issues when they feel … Continue reading What is the Autonomic Nervous System?

3 Ways the Healing Art of Observation can Improve Your Health

Using the power of observation to connect to yourself. Observation is a tool frequently used in meditation mindfulness to help focus the brain. When we take our attention to one specific object and not only helps to eliminate distracting thoughts, but we can also learn something about ourselves. Recently I have deepened my studies in … Continue reading 3 Ways the Healing Art of Observation can Improve Your Health

3 Ways Meditation Can Heal Burnout

Healing the 3 Pillars of Burnout What Is Burnout? Burnout is a prolonged response to chronic emotional and interpersonal stressors on the job, and is defined by three dimensions of exhaustion, cynicism, and inefficacy (1). The topic of burnout has been growing and frequent in the healthcare industry for several years. Burnout doesn’t impact just … Continue reading 3 Ways Meditation Can Heal Burnout

The 4 Health Benefits of Gratitude

Does gratitude do more than make you feel better? Decreases a Rapid Heart Rate “During the gratitude intervention, we observed decreased HR compared to the resentment intervention.”(1) Palpitations are a common reson to come into the doctor’s office. Granted, palpitations could be a sign of something serious such as a dangerous cardiac arrhythmia. Oftentimes, palpitations … Continue reading The 4 Health Benefits of Gratitude