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Self Love and Self Care are Not Equal

Posted by [email protected] on December 6, 2017 at 1:55 PM Comments comments (0)

"What is the difference between self care and self love?"


Before you continue reading take a moment to reflect and ask yourself


"How do I give myself self care?" and "How do I give myself self love?" 


When you hear "self care" vs "self love" do they have a different ring or vibe to them?


Self care are the actions th...

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Five Ways to Live a High Quality of Life Despite Seizures

Posted by [email protected] on June 29, 2017 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (5)

Goals


Having goals keeps us moving forward and gives us direction in our lives. When we do not have goals, we have nothing to reach for daily. Now, I know that living with seizures that sometimes we cannot work or that some activities are simply out of the question. For instance, if we live with seizures we will not be an airplane pilot or having a required set work schedule...

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Ask Directly

Posted by [email protected] on June 1, 2017 at 11:40 PM Comments comments (0)

It seems so simple to ask for something directly yet we don't always ask even when it is detrimental to our health. When we are taking action steps to raise or keep our seizure threshold high we sometimes have to ask for what we need. Nobody is a mind reader so we must ask directly.


For example, have you ever been in someone else’s home and something there is beginning to get to you but you didn’t say anything. Maybe it was a flickering light, an aroma or maybe t...

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Puzzle Pieces

Posted by [email protected] on April 26, 2017 at 10:25 AM Comments comments (0)

I like to think of our lives as a 1,000 piece puzzle and seizures are one piece of that puzzle. It is when we only see that one piece that we feel defeated. When we actively look at the other puzzle pieces that we realize that we are so much more. It is when we focus on the other 999 puzzle pieces that make us who we are that we begin to see that seizures are only one piece of the puzzle that we live with. They are not our identity.


What if I don't know what those other puz...

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Finding Freedom Through Self Care

Posted by [email protected] on April 18, 2016 at 3:25 PM Comments comments (2)

A huge step we can take in finding freedom is taking responsibility for our own self care. We hold the key to our lives and as soon as we look within instead of to places, people or things we will find freedom in our lives. We are powerful and we can take responsibility for ourselves while giving the ones we love space to do the same.


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Effects of Meditation on Seizures/Epilepsy

Posted by [email protected] on April 7, 2016 at 11:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Meditation is not all created equal which may be why what little research there is on the effects of meditation on seizures/epilepsy is contradicting. Because meditation is not a rigid black and white process, in my opinion, there are as many forms of meditation as there are people. When one form of meditation is not right for us there is always another to try. The only way to know is to experiment. Don’t give up!


When we medita...

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Fat for Seizure Control

Posted by [email protected] on February 5, 2016 at 9:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Every time we pick up a magazine or do an internet search we are bombarded with what we are supposed to eat or not eat and fat has been one of the greatest enemies of all. But what if I told you that healthy fat is actually your brains best friend? Some claim that they have gained seizure control, migraine headache relief and have been able to lower and even eliminate anti-seizure medications. Although popular opinion is that the brain needs carbohydrates to function, the latest research show...

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Three Ways to Find Happiness

Posted by [email protected] on September 30, 2015 at 6:40 AM Comments comments (0)

So often we as human beings search for happiness from something outside of ourselves, when really we must go inside of ourselves to find true happiness. Sure, if we buy a new house, car, new clothes or even spend time with someone who makes us feel good, we feel happiness for a brief time but it dissipates quickly if we are not happy from within. True happiness is a way of being with yourself and in the world. So, how can you feel happy fro...

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Promising Effects of Hypnosis on Epilepsy

Posted by [email protected] on March 1, 2015 at 6:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Prescription medication prices are on the rise and some of the medications may have devastating side effects. Hypnosis may have promising effects on epilepsy for some who suffer with this debilitating brain disorder.


Those who are willing and able to commit to a plan of repeated hypnosis sessions may have life changing results. “Hypnosis can assist in the treatment of epilepsy.” Says Dr. Tim Betts a neurologist from the University of Birmingham.


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Omega-3 Fatty Acid

Posted by [email protected] on January 31, 2015 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (0)

The benefits of omega-3 fatty acid are numerous and include lowing the risk of heart disease. Lowering the risk of certain cancers such as breast, prostate, colon, and lung cancer.

 

Omega-3 fatty acid also protect us from Alzheimer’s disease and other brain issues such as seizures and depression.

 

Let’s not forget about lowering risks of asthma, diabetes, high blood pressure, macular degeneration, and multiple sclerosis.

 

Resea...

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Steps to Prioritize Our Life

Posted by [email protected] on November 18, 2014 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Are you spending time doing things that really aren’t that important to you because you are unorganized? We are all guilty of these time wasters for different reasons. Would you feel more accomplished at the end of the day if you were to spend time doing things that are really important to you? If so, than here are a few tips to help you get on track.


Prioritize-: Ask yourself at the end of the day what is going to feel good to have checked off of the list. When you pr...

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Five Hpynosis Myths Debunked

Posted by [email protected] on October 30, 2014 at 6:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Myth #1 I can’t be hypnotized.


Truth: Everyone can be hypnotized assuming they are willing and are capable of relaxing and concentrating. If someone finds that they aren’t being hypnotized they are not willing or maybe they just had a cup of coffee. Everyone goes through a hypnosis stage every time they go to sleep and every time they wake up.

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