Earlier this week, I was having lunch with an integrative psychiatrist, and we were talking about how gut health influences both your emotional and mental health. Although I’ve talked about this before, I wanted to put a new insight into how a leaky gut influences your ability to keep boundaries in your personal and professional life.Read More
Valentine’s Day is a day for recognizing your partner or spouse, for all you share and bring to the relationship. Here are some recent conversations I’ve had with people in my practice about their sex lives, and I thought everyone could benefit from these discussions.Read More
Guest Blog by Beth T.
If you’ve ever been to Carol’s office and been in Treatment Room #1, you have probably noticed that there’s a half dead plant in there. It’s not a small limp thing hiding out in the corner, but an extra large floor plant in an even more enormous oriental pot.Read More
There is nothing better than a warm muffin, on a cold morning, but having a muffin that is also healthy for you, enables you to enjoy the moment, knowing you are also taking care of your body!Read More
When we think about healthy eating, seeds are an often overlooked.
That’s something I’d like to change, for seeds provide an easy and delicious way of getting both protein and good fats as part of an optimal diet.Read More
You may have an air quality problem in your home, if you are experiencing allergy-like symptoms. No matter how neat and organized your home is, you could be at risk for having impure air within your space. These impurities can come from the most unexpected places, so even the cleanest people may have low-quality indoor air.
Here are some of the best things you should be doing to keep your home safe and clean to maintain high-quality home air.Read More
Each year it seems like Thanksgiving is here before you know it! For many reasons, it’s one of my favorite holidays. I love the history behind it; the English settlers wanted to acknowledge the critical help the Indians had provided to them during their first year in the New World soil and they came together to feast and celebrate in friendship and love.Read More
Persimmons are the edible fruit of a number of trees in the species Diospyros. Native to China, the tree was brought to California in the 1800s. The tree is deciduous and grows best in areas with moderate winters and relatively mild summers; perfectly matched for the Bay Area.Read More
This blog was initially going to be about “self care during the holidays”, however this week the office was filled with people in a state of shock and disbelief over the path many people in our country have chosen. I think one of the more distressing things I’ve heard is that in two separate school systems, there were incidents of exclusionary and racist behavior, resulting in children crying in the lunchroom.Read More
Somehow everything seems easier during the summer. The schedule is not so rushed because many people are on vacation. The fruits and vegetables at the Farmer’s Markets are just amazing and in such abundance, that it makes it extremely easy to cook up a delicious meal in no time at all.Read More