Boundaries: A Prerequisite for Compassion and a Tool For Healing

Written by: Sarah Kolman RN, MA, CHPN, INHC

Boundaries are a common focus in my work with clients, especially when honing in on stress management, self-care, addressing unhealthy relationships, and brainstorming ideas for a better work/life balance. Read more about why I spend so much time working on boundaries with people. 

Boundaries are a common focus in my work with clients, especially when honing in on stress management, self-care, addressing unhealthy relationships, and brainstorming ideas for a better work/life balance. Read more about why I spend so much time working on boundaries with people. 

8 Unexpected Benefits of the Autoimmune Protocol

Written by: Sarah Kolman RN, MA, CHPN, INHC

As anyone who has grappled with autoimmune disease knows, it’s not something you can heal with a pill or procedure. My health coaching clients who are new to dealing with autoimmune disease often feel like they’re living in an alternate reality— like any disorienting experience, it can come with its fair share of uncertainty, anxiety, and fear. But when we move past the suffering and ...  Read more  

As anyone who has grappled with autoimmune disease knows, it’s not something you can heal with a pill or procedure. My health coaching clients who are new to dealing with autoimmune disease often feel like they’re living in an alternate reality— like any disorienting experience, it can come with its fair share of uncertainty, anxiety, and fear. But when we move past the suffering and ...  Read more

 

Heal Your Body by Reducing Your Stress

Written by: Sarah Kolman RN, MA, CHPN, INHC

Whether we are dealing with autoimmune disease or the flu, every illness carries with it a hefty dose of one symptom: stress. In fact, up to 80% of those with autoimmune issues report that diagnosis came after a period of significant stress in their life, whether emotional or physical. Read more here to take a deeper look at the relationship between stress and autoimmune disease.

Whether we are dealing with autoimmune disease or the flu, every illness carries with it a hefty dose of one symptom: stress. In fact, up to 80% of those with autoimmune issues report that diagnosis came after a period of significant stress in their life, whether emotional or physical. Read more here to take a deeper look at the relationship between stress and autoimmune disease.

5 Everyday Uses for Lavender Around Your Home

Written by: Sarah Kolman RN, MA, CHPN, INHC

There are so many reasons to look for home remedies these days, and essential oils are becoming increasingly popular for the health benefits they may provide. One that I find incredibly useful for my family is lavender—whether used topically or in a diffuser. Here are the top five reasons I reach for lavender around my house.

Remember....You Are More Than A Diagnosis

Written By: Sarah Kolman RN, MA, CHPN, INHC

A few months ago, I shared some of the lessons on wellness and whole health that I learned from my time as a hospice nurse, renewed through the experience of my cousin Jim’s passing. In conversation with Jim as he was ailing and grieving the loss of a life cut short, I was reminded how important it is to fill our days with activities that reflect our core values. I remain grateful for the lesson that no matter how closely we watch our diets and exercise routine, to neglect our emotional and spiritual needs leads to poor health. Read more here. 

A few months ago, I shared some of the lessons on wellness and whole health that I learned from my time as a hospice nurse, renewed through the experience of my cousin Jim’s passing. In conversation with Jim as he was ailing and grieving the loss of a life cut short, I was reminded how important it is to fill our days with activities that reflect our core values. I remain grateful for the lesson that no matter how closely we watch our diets and exercise routine, to neglect our emotional and spiritual needs leads to poor health. Read more here.