Loneliness: We Were Born to Connect

Are you feeling lonely these days? You’re not alone (pun not intended, but it fits). The truth is, we’re meant to connect: it’s a basic human need. Our brains produce oxytocin in response to connection, and it can help us stay well Oxytocin is powerful hormone that acts as a neurotransmitter in the brain (Psychology Today: Click for Quote) and is a calming and connection hormone (Dean Ware: Click for Quote), which counteracts the effects of stress and adrenaline. Listen to […]

How To Cure Loneliness – Create & Go Back to Your Ritual, Your Anchor of Connection

Are you suffering from loneliness? Watch this amazing video to learn how you can create your “anchor of connections” to thrive. Don’t seek fame, seek true connection and create rituals you can fall back on when times are tough.  Get together with friends or family or community.  Create and practice rituals  – like getting together with your girlfriends every Monday night – in order to connect and thrive! Watch this amazing and informative video below!

Compassion: What I Wish The World Knew About ME/CFS & Other Chronic Conditions

Do you suffer from great challenge and/or a great health challenge? Learn what worked for me, and what may work for you… My latest book, The Memory of Health, is getting great reviews!  You can find it here for 40% off: portlandwellnesscoach.com/MOH Here’s how I felt at at the height of my illness (and still feel some of it today): I wish the world knew how much I fight for my health each and every day, every hour, sometimes every minute. […]