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Healing As Self-Transformation
What is true healing? According to Dr. Carrie Demers, our medical conditions are signs that the needs of our mind, body, or spirit are not being met. When we approach our illness as an invitation to meet those needs by exploring alternative choices in our life, we can heal our dis-ease at its root, while growing in a new, radiant direction. Format: Video with audio download Length: 8 mins
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Carrie Demers, MD
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Be a Scientist
Do you tend to scold yourself or feel guilty for your lifestyle choices: “I should exercise more. I should eat less”? In this video, Dr. Carrie Demers introduces a different way of relating to ourselves—as scientists. Find out how approaching your body as a laboratory and viewing the choices you make as scientific experiments can lead to self-motivated, guilt-free improvements to your health. Format: Video with audio download Length: 7 mins
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Carrie Demers, MD
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The Relaxation Response
There are times when we need to move quickly to accomplish tasks and respond to threats. When we find ourselves in this mode for too long, however, we compromise our health. Dr. Theresa Oswald delves into the counterbalance to our fight-or-flight response: the relaxation response. Join her as she introduces its physiology and benefits, as well as practices to incorporate deep rest into your daily life. Format: Video with audio download Length: 10 mins
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Theresa Oswald, MD
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Talks / Holistic Health
Self-Care Is Self-Compassion
Do you beat yourself up after indulging in ways you know you shouldn’t—from devouring junk food to oversleeping to spending hours on your devices? Try being compassionate to yourself instead. Dr. Carrie Demers explains how by approaching ourselves as a loving friend would, we can understand and transform our habits. Find out ways to turn self-criticism into self-empathy and replace unhelpful addictions with nourishing practices. Format: Video with audio download Length: 8 mins
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Carrie Demers, MD
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Talks / Holistic Health
Breathing: The Foundation of Resilience
What if there were a powerful tool for regulating your actions, thoughts, and emotions in times of stress? What if it were already in your possession? According to Bill Ryan, breath is our ultimate resource for developing resilience to daily stress. Find out how you can breathe your way to balance and recovery. Format: Video with audio download Length: 8 mins
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Bill Ryan, PhD
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Reduce Stress with Systematic Relaxation
We all experience stress—what matters is our resilience to it. Bill Ryan shares how systematic relaxation helps us recover quickly from daily stress by supporting our nervous system and promoting inner balance. Discover ways to incorporate this deeply restorative practice into your own routine! Format: Video with audio download Length: 3 mins
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Bill Ryan, PhD
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Perfection Is Overrated
In striving to find the right way to be healthy, we often set an unattainable goal and create anxiety for ourselves. Dr. Carrie Demers explains that we don’t need to be perfectionists to nurture ourselves properly. She offers a variety of easy ways to enhance diet, exercise, and sleep within our comfortable capacity. Find out how to create your own vibrant, wholesome lifestyle—and enjoy the process! Format: Video with audio download Length: 9 mins
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Carrie Demers, MD
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Talks / Holistic Health
Sleep Versus Rest
Are we resting while we sleep? According to Dr. Theresa Oswald, not necessarily. In this video, she points out factors that commonly compromise the quality of sleep, while suggesting ways to rest during waking hours. Learn how small changes can bring about big transformations in your vitality, performance, and psychological well-being. Format: Video with audio download Length: 12 mins
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Theresa Oswald, MD
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Triphala for Balance & Health Maintenance
Triphala, an herbal supplement that translates as “three fruits,” is an ayurvedic health powerhouse. In fact, Dr. Carrie Demers prescribes it for all body types and constitutions as a natural digestive aid. Watch this video to learn how triphala’s cleansing and nourishing properties can help you balance your doshas (elemental energies) and maintain harmonious health! Format: Video with audio download Length: 5 mins
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Carrie Demers, MD
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Talks / Holistic Health
Yoga for Medical Professionals
Incorporating yoga into treatment plans can provide a healing prescription for many patients. In this short video aimed at caregivers in the medical setting, Dr. Theresa Oswald offers advice drawn from her own experience as a doctor and a yoga practitioner on how to best include the benefits of yoga in a health care practice. Format: Video with audio download Length: 8 mins
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Theresa Oswald, MD
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Vitamin D and Chronic Pain
The sun is a powerful source of vitamin D, an essential chemical needed for our body to function. Unfortunately many people today experience low vitamin D levels—a deficiency that tends to be worse in those who suffer from chronic pain. In this short video, Dr. Theresa Oswald shares her advice for getting the vitamin D level you need to stay healthy. Discover the different sources of vitamin D and learn about the factors that affect your ability to absorb this important nutrient. Format: Video with audio download Length: 7 mins
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Theresa Oswald, MD
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Integrative Techniques for Mental Health
Mental health is not a one-size-fits-all proposition—each of us is unique, with our own mind and individual challenges. In this comprehensive video, Dr. Theresa Oswald discusses the limitations of clinical diagnoses and prescription medications in treating common psychological issues such as ADHD and anxiety. Learn how your mental well-being is connected to your lifestyle and environment, and empower yourself with integrative advice for a healthy mind. Format: Video with audio download Length: 17 mins
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Theresa Oswald, MD