Freedom and the Mind-Body Connection

“Freedom is about being so truly, madly and deeply attached to your own soul that you can’t bear –  if only for a moment – a life that doesn’t honor it.” – Andrea Balt Most of us in the Bay Area live with a great deal of freedom in our day.  We get to...

Eating By Following a Rainbow

Did you know that you can get what your body needs just by eating a colorful variety of fruits and vegetables? Nature has found a clever way to highlight the nutrients in foods: different nutrients actually impart different colors to the foods they’re in. For...

Health Education Made Easy with Podcasts

Health can be at your fingertips…or iPod, SmartPhone, tablet or computer in the form of a Podcast.  You can listen to health talks at any time on a variety of topics such as diet, exercise, spiritual talks and personal growth. The impulse to retreat into...

Healing Painful Stiff Hands

A variety of problems can cause hand stiffness, limiting the use and function that we often take for granted. Stiffness can occur when there are problems within and around the structures of a joint, including ligaments and muscles. Commonly, tight sore hands are...

The Healing Effects of the Women’s March

In the wake of Donald Trump’s victory, many patients have felt hopeless about the future of the US. Fighting positive change is hard, requires sustained effort, a willingness to fail along the way, and drains us of our power to act. Protesting, in the form of a march,...