For women, our brain health, is powerfully impacted by our hormones (Estrogen, Progesterone, Cortisol, Thyroid Hormone and others), which are impacted by not only our age or life stage but our overall health.
The healing power of touch goes more than skin deep.
Human beings are wired for touch. On a purely neurological level there are amazing things that happen instantaneously and powerfully in response to intentionally healing touch that can affect every organ and system in the body. But there’s more. There is energy/light too. And this goes more than skin deep. It is the energy that has the ability to shift our consciousness in minutes.
I instinctively knew that working with the earth and plants would be a healing counterbalance for the stress and trauma brought on by all the fear, unknowns and isolation of the pandemic. It turned out that Glenn was first drawn to farming for this reason many years ago, by an instinctive knowing that this was what he needed to help him heal from stresses and traumas in his own past.
Our Nervous System is the greatest community organizer in history! It is responsible for coordinating all of the functions of our body as well as directing hormone production and creating our thoughts and emotions.
We dutifully implemented what we had learned with our patients and over the first few years of Practice we began to get some surprising and unexpected feedback. In our first year we treated a women and her grown daughter who both had back and neck pain, but were also both on mediation for depression.
Trauma by nature is a Mind/Body state. When we experience either a single extreme event or ongoing stressful experiences our Nervous System and bodies become imbalanced as stress hormones rise and tension, contraction and pressure build within us.
Many people are aware of the necessity of taking supplemental Vitamin D3, especially in the months between September and May in our part of the world (if you lived at the equator you would not need to take a Vitamin D supplement).