Archives for April 2013

Seasonal Changes (More Tips)

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In this episode, I offer three additional tips for managing mood and energy changes. In almost 30 years as a holistic therapist and addiction specialist I’ve learned that seasonal changes can derail motivation for habit change because addiction issues increase immune system vulnerability.   This episode includes an experiential exercise.

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Links to resources mentioned in this podcast:

Advanced Allergy Therapeutics

My interview with Jill Cohn, DC, on barometric pressure changes, allergies and  addictions 

My interview with health coach Sabrina Grossman on toxic foods

Aromadina: Aromatherapy resource

Aromadina: Facebook page

Article about Aromatherapy

Get Slimmer (Interview with Sabrina Grossman)

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Challenged around weight issues? In this episode holistic therapist and addiction specialist Michael Anne Conley interviews health coach Sabrina Grossman, who shares what she’s learned about the addictive nature of many things we eat. This episode includes an experiential exercise.

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Links to resources mentioned in this podcast:

Sabrina’s Free Teleseminar “6 Key Pathways to Get Off YOUR Weight Loss Plateau!”

 

 

Migraine Help (Interview with Jill Cohn, D.C.)

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Are you a migraine sufferer who has been treated with opiod medications?  Changes in barometric pressure can trigger migraines. Opiod medications not only may not help but also create addiction. In this episode holistic therapist and addiction specialist Michael Anne Conley interviews expert Dr. Jill Cohn about a non-pharmaceutical treatment she discovered for migraines. This episode includes an experiential exercise.

Don’t stop there: For more support and reinforcement, click the SEND IT BUTTON in the box on the right sidebar and you’ll receive a self-assessment questionnaire and my free newsletter to start your path to transformation and freedom.

Links to resources mentioned in this podcast:

Dr. Jill Cohn: Berkeley Allergy Relief

Other Advanced Allergy Therapeutics Resources

 

Relapse: Expect It and Respect It

 

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I didn’t like needles as a kid, but was fascinated at how casually my grandfather would stick one into himself.

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What? Why you should take the blame NOT!

After reading one of Peter Bregman’s blogs today, headlined Why You Should Take the Blame, I made this comment:

“Well done – what an attention grabber that headline is!  Of course, things are a bit more nuanced than that, as Peter’s blog and everyone’s comments clarify.

“I can’t speak so much about the CEO and corporate leadership world, but as an addiction specialist working clinically, I’ll pipe in about personal relationships that leaks into the work world.

“Let’s say Person A socializes failure and personalizes success (If there’s problems, it’s your fault or look what you did; if there’s success, I made it happen or look what I did).

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Sleep & the seasons

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What do you do when seasonal changes have an impact on your energy and motivation? In this episode, I continue a conversation about self-care around sleeping habits. This episode includes an experiential exercise.

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Links to resources mentioned in this podcast:

Mercola article on sleep disorders

Seasonal Changes?

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Does seasonal change, which is often marked by shifts in temperature and levels of moisture, have an impact on your energy and motivation? In this episode, holistic therapist and addiction specialist Michael Anne Conley starts a series to support you in self-care during these times. This episode includes an experiential exercise. To learn more, visit habitsintohealth.com.

For more support and reinforcement, click the SEND IT BUTTON in the box on the right sidebar and you’ll receive a self-assessment questionnaire and my free newsletter to start your path to transformation and freedom.

Links to resources mentioned in this podcast:

New York Times quiz: Are you addicted to food?

Food Addicts Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous HOW program

Alcoholics Anonymous

SMART Recovery

Women for Sobriety