Tag: mental health treatment

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Walking Wounded

I'm going back to therapy. I'm not even a little embarrassed about that, because seeking help with my mental health is as normal and automatic as going to PT for my ankle, or going to get my teeth cleaned, or going to a yoga class.

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Part 18 – ARDR Therapy

Treating emotional trauma using theraputic music. The wounded brain is a fascinating thing. For instance, we know that we can see physical evidence of traumatic brain injuries and concussions on the brain, but did you know that even emotional trauma...

Part 14 – Not Yo Mamma’s Multi

Let’s talk about supplements! I knew I would need supplements, at the very least to balance my hormone levels. Turns out my hormones are creating other imbalances as well. For something so incredibly small, those little buggers can be pretty...

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Part 13 – Brain Training Continues

This week I began my second block of brain training, with my new tech, Antonio. You may remember that my treatment protocol includes three blocks of brain training, eight sessions each. I completed two sessions this week, so six more to go, and then...

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Part 12 – You Get What You Pay For

I’ve had a couple weeks off since my last brain map. It was simply a scheduling thing – the clinic schedule was booked solid for a couple weeks. I did enjoy my time off. Other than slipping on the ice and breaking my arm, it was pleasant...

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Part 11 – Brain Map Review

Today was the review of my second brain map with Dr. Corey Deacon, at Neurvana Health. The changes are substantial! I mean, I knew I was feeling better, and I knew this was working. But holy cow, seeing the maps side by side was mind blowing! See...

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Part 10 – Second Brain Map

Today, February 10, I had my second brain map at Neurvana Health. This means on Friday, Dr. Corey Deacon will meet with me and review how neurofeedback brain training has changed my brain. Sachi measured my head to be sure to use the right size...

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Part 9 – Chiro

Thursday, February 4, was my first adjustment appointment at Calgary Muscle and Soft Tissue Clinic. This is not your typical chiropractic clinic. They also have a team of skilled massage therapists, and offer NUCCA Therapy, which treats chronic...

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Part 8 – Naps and Bald Guys

Holy Cow – THAT was a nap!! I had my brain training session this morning, came straight home, went to bed, and slept for three hours. Here is the story of today, and why I was so tired. I left for my appointment extra early due to the snow...

What Would You Like to Do About That?

Good question. One that made my teenagers groan in frustration. Teen: I’m hungry. Me: What would you like to do about that? Teen: Make me a snack. Me: Well, I’m busy with work and it’s not suppertime yet. The kitchen is all yours. Knock yourself out...