What kind of loss is harder?

If you have been following along for a little while, you know that one of the things I have been ruminating and writing about is loss. We all know it in some way. And we will certainly know more. To live is to love, and also to lose. It’s not uncommon for us to ‘rank’ loss. Which kind of loss is worse, changes us more deeply, is more worthy of grieving, or warrants talking about at all. Is the loss of an aging parent worthy of years of sadness? Can you be devastated by the way divorce changes your life? … Continue reading What kind of loss is harder?

So Maybe I Did Write One or Two…

If you recently read my Muse-letter that I sent out this week, you know that these last few days have been a celebration of life and loss. Maybe it seems weird to celebrate loss, but if you have been reading along with me these last few months, it’s really not so strange. Loss, death, disappointment, or not getting what we want (even when we work really, really hard for it) shreds a layer or two. We feel raw and grated. Exposed and vulnerable. But what settles in its place are new cells, new skin, new life. The last three years … Continue reading So Maybe I Did Write One or Two…

Vertigo: How viruses are keeping us on our toes and off balance…

I have seen 3 cases of vertigo just this week, and have been talking about and treating the viral component of it. Check out the work done by other Naturopathic Physicians and the use of homeopathy in cases just like this: http://www.paulherscuepidemics.blogspot.com/2012/10/updated-thoughts-on-vertigo-epidemic-i.html -Dr. S   Continue reading Vertigo: How viruses are keeping us on our toes and off balance…

Your naturopathic doctor may actually be able to help you…

Many of you may already value your naturopathic doctor and have enjoyed a more integrative approach to your care, so maybe this is no great surprise…. Here is a link that discusses some up-and-coming research into what we offer as naturopathic doctors can do to improve outcomes: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-weeks/integrative-medicine_b_1584998.html Continue reading Your naturopathic doctor may actually be able to help you…