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ELM Maine Essential Happenings May 2019
Vein Healthcare Center
  • Monetize Your Mission…Through Marketing Your Solutions

    Most holistic business owners dread knowing their financial position and as a result, your level of abundance is directly impacted. This month’s column is dedicated to inspiring you to know your numbers and clearly understand your financial picture. When this important information is clearly defined, you consciously raise your manifesting vibration. Know Your Impact “Success is measured by impact, impact is rewarded with abundance, abundance is defined by you.” This is a quote by yours truly. These wise words came to me when I was struggling with how to measure success in my own business. I realized that abundance...

  • Taming the Fires of Inflammation

    When searching to optimize your health one question always remains, “Which diet is best for me?” With so many diet books on the shelves today, answering that question can be overwhelming and confusing. Your “best diet” then becomes a lifelong pursuit of the great unknown. Among the many diets out there today is the general anti-inflammatory diet. Although it lacks a fancy name like DASH, Keto or Paleo, it may be the easiest and most successful nutrition plan out there. Once you understand what inflammation is, what triggers it and how you can implement your own personalized anti-inflammatory plan...

  • What Does Your Digestion Have To Do With Your Depression?

    Depression is a very common and very enigmatic diagnosis. The cause of depression still remains to be elucidated even though 1 out of every 5 people will experience a period of depression at some point in their lives. What’s more is that most people treated for depression will experience a relapse in symptoms over a 10-year period. This prognosis does not instill confidence in the current model of treatment. The more we learn about human psychology, it seems the less we know about the human mind. To illustrate, here is a sampling of the many theories that attempt to...

  • Struggling with Emotional Distress? Try CBD

    We live in an over-stimulated, fast paced world with constant news flashed at us of despair, violence, and catastrophe. Hopelessness. Anxiety. Depression. Stress. Anger. FEAR. These are all very appropriate emotions when you think about the challenging times we are living in. We are all “too busy” and stressed to the max at the expense of our own mental health and wellness. You are not alone in this, most humans are experiencing these emotions at this time. The society we live in greatly contributes to, and often even creates, emotional distress and mental health disorders. If one were to...

  • A New Hope for Depression

    Do you or someone you know suffer from depression? If so, you know the illness can have devastating consequences for not only the person suffering, but their families and loved ones as well. Depression is a very serious condition that sadly, affects more than 16 million adults in the US. Until the past few years medication and psychotherapy have been the primary modalities used to treat depression. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) offers another solution; one that does not involve medication and side effects. TMS therapy offers hope to people who suffer from depression. Targeting the Brain TMS targets the...

  • Are You Programmed for Success or Failure?

    Your brain is “programmed” to operate and that programmed operation is creating the way you think, feel, speak, and perceive. The programmed “mechanism,” your mind, is creating the choices you make in your life and thus creating your life path. How do you develop the type of self-awareness that empowers you to expand the number of choices you have access to making in your life, realizing the number is infinite? The moment one gets that they are programmed and that they have access to choosing their lives, they experience the converse reality that they are unlimited possibility. They have...

  • Are You Testing Your Plants for Heavy Metals?

    You don’t need an advanced degree in biology, chemistry, or biochemistry to know that certain metals are extremely hazardous to human health. Generally speaking, everyone knows the hazards associated with Arsenic. It’s a highly toxic heavy metal that has extreme detrimental effects on living tissue. Arsenic consumption drastically increases cancer risks, damages organs, lowers IQ, and in exceedingly high concentrations is frightfully lethal. What is not known by most is that Arsenic has many sibling elements that are just as destructive to the human body: Antimony, Thallium, Mercury, Cadmium, Chromium, Uranium – the list goes on. These elements are...

  • Ticks Do Not Die in the Winter

    “Just last week, I saw a patient with an adult deer tick embedded in their lower back,” said one of the Midcoast Lyme literate medical providers. “We removed the tick and sent it off to Tickreport.com for a full analysis of any pathogens. My patient was very shocked to discover a tick embedded in their back this time of year.” I think many are of this same mindset, thinking that ticks either die off or are not a threat during the winter months. But there are many organizations that are still promoting the need for the use of prevention...

  • Finding Your Way Out of Overwhelm

    Work, family, school, life changes, heartbreak, breakneck news cycles. All of these external influences can definitely make someone feel overwhelmed. But what if I told you that making some internal adjustments, could help someone find a way to live that is manageable and even satisfying? If you hold your breath for too long you start gasping for air. Your only focus then is saving yourself, not finding fulfillment and certainly not helping others. This “overwhelmed-ness” might show up as disengagement with what you’re currently working on. At work, for example, you may find yourself not wanting to go in...

  • Sleeping For Your Health

    We live in a society where the one who does the most during the day wins and sleeping a full night is seen as a luxury. However, our health is paying the price for this! Why is this so important? When we are sleeping, our brains release growth hormone to regenerate our bodies. Sleeping eight hours a night will keep us healthy, reduce disease, fight off colds and inflammation, and slow the aging process. Getting enough sleep balances the hormones that keep us from feeling overly hungry (helping maintain a healthy weight). This also has an effect on diabetes,...

  • Our Bodies – Our Planet

    “There is no separation between healing ourselves and healing the earth.” This wise adage was shared at the commencement of a shamanic healing journey at a drum circle I attended several years ago. And its message has reverberated in my cellular memory ever since. As I pondered the many ills suffered by both humans and the earth, I realized the many ways they reflect back on each other. As we mistreat and malnourish and desecrate ourselves, we are often inflicting the same upon our environment, whether consciously, out of indifference, or even from a basic lack of awareness. And...

  • Take the 31 Day De-Cluttering Challenge!

    Do you know what the “Health Epidemic of the 21st Century” is according to the World Health Organization? It is stress. We are in a health crisis because of the stress that so many individuals are under. Stress has such negative effects on our heath and it is something that needs to be addressed if you are suffering from it and are on overload. Don’t just live with it. As I tell my clients, “Don’t let it be your friend.” Because your friend it is not. Sometimes we get so used to it that we think it’s part of...

  • The Power of Renewal

    What I love about the body is that it is always working. Working to digest our meals, use up glucose, burn body fat, and heal wounds. It’s a wonder and a mystery. Imagine a cut on the hand. We cover it up with a Band Aid and it clears up on its own. Really humbles us to the wisdom of our bodies working behind the scenes to make sure things work properly. We, in our conscious state, have a choice to either muck it up or help it along. In normal conditions, the body is a beautiful example of...

  • 5 Oral Signs and Symptoms That Unravel Health Issues

    The oral cavity is a window which can reveal critical information concerning wellness and overall health. An oral health care professional such as a dentist or hygienist is trained to perform a systematic medical history and oral examination to assess for underlying disorders. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation and National Institute of Health (NIH), a thorough oral examination can reveal underlying systemic issues as well as screen for oral cancer. Below are examples of 5 important oral signs and symptoms which may reveal underlying health issues. 1. Bleeding and inflamed gums Bleeding gums are often related to inflammation...