Natural Treatment for Chronic Pain

Millions of Americans struggle with chronic pain every day. This unrelenting pain can be caused by a variety of factors. Pharmaceutical interventions are the most common form of treatment. Prescription opioids are frequently used to manage pain; however, many people become addicted and these medications often become less effective over time. Addiction is a very…

What Does Hypnosis Feel Like?

During a hypnosis session, you may feel a range of sensations, including a deep state of relaxation, a lightness, a sense of floating, moments of tremendous insight, or just calmness. Hypnosis is a process that your mind will take you on, while guided by a hypnotherapist. What Is Hypnosis Good For? Hypnosis is a way…

EMDR Effectiveness for PTSD, Depression and Anxiety

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a psychological therapy developed by Francis Shapiro in the 1980s. The theory behind EMDR is that unprocessed memories from traumatic events cause mental health disorders, most notably post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Since its inception, EMDR has evolved to address other psychological conditions, such as depression, anxiety, and addiction.…

Dealing with Pet Loss

Losing a pet can be devastating. Pets become part of our family. Once lost, we feel a void and loss. Even though a pet’s death isn’t honored and dealt with like a human death, the grief is still palpable and real. In this article for PetMasters, I write about dealing with pet loss and pet…