postheadericon My Dr Isn’t Listening!


Are you totally frustrated with your doctor and feel like he/she is not listening to a word you say?  If so, you are not alone, I hear this from many people diagnosed with hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s.   It is very common for doctors to prescribe levothyroxine/Synthroid and when the thyroid hormone levels are normal, the doctor […]

postheadericon What Phrase or Quote is Limiting You?


I recently attended a Jack Canfield event called Break Through to Success.  Wow, I highly recommend it for anyone who is serious about success in their career, relationships, and life in general!  The event had a lot of experiential exercises and one of them was a huge ah ha moment for me that I want […]

postheadericon 4 Steps to Turning Your Diet from Drudgery to Daily Dedication

What should I do???

A common theme that I hear from my clients is, “how do I stick to this diet or that diet”?  While each specific diet may promise to help you feel better, promote weight loss or help you to live a healthier life, many people find the changes a little drastic and stop before they even […]

postheadericon 10 Steps to Speaking up for Yourself


Have you ever said “yes” when you really wanted to say “no”? Have you ever compliantly accepted a “no” from somebody when everything inside you screamed, “Speak up and get a yes?” How about the times you’ve wanted to shout, “This is what I want,” but stifled it and kept quiet? I know I have […]

postheadericon Why Healing Yourself Really Works!


In my last article, Can You Really Heal Yourself?, I described many studies and examples of healing based on what people believed was going to happen, whether it was the placebo effect, the nocebo effect, or believe in what a person really thought would happen.  In this article, I’d like to explore what science understands […]

postheadericon Can You REALLY Heal Yourself?


Can You Really Heal Yourself? What if you were told that caring for your body is not the most important part of health, that there was something vitally more important?  What if the key to health isn’t just eating a nutritious diet, exercising daily, maintaining a healthy weight, getting eight hours of sleep, or seeing […]

postheadericon 5 Actions of an Empowered Patient


5 Actions of an Empowered Patient Are you an empowered patient?  I wasn’t always one.  But looking back, this was one of the most important skills I had to learn to improve my health!   So, what IS an empowered patient? When I first began to have symptoms of hypothyroidism, I went to my general practitioner […]

postheadericon 5 Myths About Hypothyroidism


5 Myths About Hypothyroidism (that I discovered the hard way) In my 10 year journey to manage my hypothyroid condition, I’ve learned that hypothyroidism diagnosis and treatment can be a little more complicated than what many mainstream doctors lead you to believe. Here are 5 myths that I discovered the hard way. 1.    Myth: The […]

postheadericon Let Your Voice Be Heard!

Whitby foghorn

Let Your Voice Be Heard! If you are reading this article, it is likely that you have hypothyroidism and/or Hashimoto’s. You may have gone thru a period of time where your TSH was ‘normal’ despite having all the classic symptoms, just to find out months down the road that you numbers are no longer ‘normal’.  […]

postheadericon I am Hashimoto’s.

Terrible Tilly Lighthouse on Oregon Coast with Light Shining

I am Hashimoto’s. You may not know who I am because I’m invisible.  You and others around you cannot see or hear me, but when I decide I want to live in you, your body feels me.  I am an autoimmune disease that attacks your thyroid gland.  You may not recognize my handiwork, but once […]