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.
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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?
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We all make poor food choices at some point in our life. Food has evolved in our lives to be much more than nourishment for the body. You can be stress relief, used to celebrate, are used to calm anxious nerves.No matter what health condition you’re dealing with, understanding that there may be times you … Continue reading 3 Ways to Sabotage Your Mood With Food
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
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
My original curiosity about Reiki was for for my own wellness regimen. I thought it would be nice to have a healing tool I could use on myself. I completed the 21 days of self-healing and I felt better and I had in years. I have come to appreciate that becoming a Reiki healer has … Continue reading 7 Ways Becoming a Reiki Healer Creates Wellness
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
Three ways you can lower anxiety in a few minutes Most people don’t become aware of their anxiety until they have a severe symptoms. What most people don’t realize is that well before the sentinel event of anxiety that makes most people reach out for help, there were symptoms leading up to it that may … Continue reading 3 Ways to Reduce Anxiety
While you’re in the middle of an anxiety attack it’s very hard to think clearly. But if you are managing anxiety, or trying to prevent anxiety from getting much worse, is it possible for meditation to heal anxiety? If so, how is this best accomplished? When you’re in the middle of an anxiety attack, there’s … Continue reading Can Meditation Heal Anxiety?