From Victim to Empowered: Create Your Life, Even with Autoimmune Disease

by Sarah Kolman RN, MA, CHPN, INHC

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In 2017, we dove into some of the nuts and bolts of the connection between cortisol (the stress hormone) and our body’s ability to heal. We learned that we prevent our body from healing itself when we don’t support a parasympathetic response of the autonomic nervous system. Over the next three months, we’re going to explore more of its complex role with autoimmune disease and its key place in the autoimmune puzzle. From my experience, you can’t heal effectively if you skip over the nervous system. Read more about how a victim mindset could be sabotaging your efforts to heal.