1. Happy Relationship Wishes in Honor of Valentine’s Day

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    My wishes for you are the obvious and generic—though sincere—ones such as an abundance of happiness, good times and laughter. The specific wishes that come from counting my blessings and witnessing both good and not-so-good partnerships in my work as a therapist are these: That you may do what you...
  2. 15 Tips for Managing Fibromyalgia Physically

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    Here are some of the best things you can do to attend to the physical aspects of your fibromyagia. Number 1! Work with someone who can test to see what foods you are reacting to/that the body is having a toxic reaction to then experiment with the elimination diet: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elimination_diet....
  3. Cutting Out Gluten and Dairy? Simple Meal-by-Meal Ideas

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    As I said last week, if you are embarking on experimenting with cutting out foods that are common offenders for people with fibromyalgia, candidiasis, and other conditions, (see: http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2012/03/18/mcbride-and-barringer-interview.aspx) it is helpful to think about all the foods you CAN EAT so you are not stupefied when standing in the...
  4. Can Changing My Diet Help My Fibro Symptoms?

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    As I mentioned last week, I would like to share some ideas to help you address your fibromyalgia symptoms on a physical level, specifically through simple dietary changes.  Attending to an overwhelmed gut that has accumulated toxins and is low in beneficial bacteria is one crucial step when you want...
  5. The Most Effective Way to Deal with Fibromyalgia Symptoms

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    Last week we talked about finding an outlet in either light exercise or a creative pastime to ease the symptoms of fibromyalgia, and I hope you’ve found some time to explore those options. This week I’m so happy to share with you my absolute number-one tip on how to deal...
  6. More Helpful Ways for Dealing with Fibromyalgia

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    Last week we talked about some ways for those with fibromyalgia to relieve some of their symptoms—activities and suggestions that were from real-life experiences with the condition. This week we have another couple of tips for easing the strain of fibromyalgia.
  7. Three Real-Life Ways to Live With Fibromyalgia

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    A client with fibromyalgia came to see me recently, and at the end of our session I shared with her all the things I used to do to help me through my fibromyalgia flare-ups. I realized that this was valuable information that I needed to share with my readers!  Here...
  8. Healing Fibromyalgia with HBLU, Part Two

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    Welcome to the second blog in our series about fibromyalgia: What it is and how to heal it. Possibly the biggest question about fibromyalgia is: What creates it? Although it’s not quite clearly known, and probably different for every person, you definitely have to address it at the physical level....
  9. How Can I Heal My Fibromyalgia?

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    The first thing I want my readers to know that I believe it’s possible to heal just about anything, especially and including fibromyalgia. Many doctors and health practitioners are not really certain what causes fibromyalgia, and different people have different symptoms that are called “fibromyalgia” by these individuals when they...
  10. The Ideal of the Perfect Mother: Love Letter to all the Mommas Out There

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    Ideals are a type of seduction pattern, and seduction patterns make people spend an immense amount of energy and never get what they want. For more about seduction patterns, read my previous blog on the subject by clicking here. By definition, ideals are unattainable, yet we are constantly surrounded by...