You Decide 035: Kristin Jacobsen – Let Your Body Do What It Was Meant To Do

I always describe Kristin Jacobsen and her family as one of my “lighthouse” families. She takes the light we cultivate together, and shines it on everyone she meets. When her son Alex was young he had recurring ear infections. With her doctor’s assurance she assumed it was normal. She masked the symptoms with medications for […]

You Decide 026: Dr. Tiffany Johnson – Your Body Is Talking, Are You Listening?

Your body is talking to you – are you listening!? This week on the podcast, I’m following up on Cal’s episode (she was on last week and it was INCREDIBLE – listen to it with your teens!), bringing my perspective to the commonly misunderstood phenomenon of self-care. So many times when we’re feeling run down, […]

You Decide 023: Rikka Brandon – Understanding and Maximizing Alpha Personality Types

As the fourth child in a family of self-described “type-A personalities”, Rikka Brandon developed a strong personality at an early age. As the Founder of Building Gurus, a leading executive search and consulting firm, her strength certainly assisted her, but beneath her strong appearance, she truly felt unsure of herself as she built up an incredibly successful […]

You Decide 020: Callyn Johnson – How Injuries Make You Stronger

Injuring her ACL in basketball of her junior year was best described as a “GAME-changer” for Callyn. In this episode, we discuss the major life lessons this experience taught her – First, to see herself as a person, not just an athlete, then to be her own friend and finally prepare so you don’t regret.  Healing […]

You Decide 016: Dr. Delrae Messer – Choosing To See Your Blessings

A message so nice, we’re playing it twice! One of our first guests, Dr. Delrae Messer treated us to this OUTSTANDING conversation, and we wanted to replay it, in case you missed it. In it, she shares her biggest life lessons including finding joy in the journey, and finding fulfillment through personal growth, contribution and […]

You Decide 015: Mandy Anderson – Rising Out of the Ashes of Her Circumstances

In this incredible discussion, Mandy Anderson shows us how to make the best out of a bad situation. From a cystic fibrosis diagnosis to finishing her first half marathon, through the power of journaling she cultivated a life of joy, and accomplishment. She explains how faith, “giving yourself permission” to do whatever it takes to heal […]

You Decide 013: Dr. Angie Pufahl – Living in Contrast

Through divorce, death and dementia, Dr. Angie has learned to embrace living in contrast. The insights she shares in this episode are breathtaking, and trust me, you don’t want to miss it. When life throws us for a loop, when we are in a situation that is in complete contrast to our usual way of life, that is life […]

The Anti-Bacterial Soap Controversy (And Are Germs Really That Bad?)

I was reminded of a hot topic again this week when Minnesota banned the ingredient Triclosan (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/20/minnesota-ban-triclosan-antibacterial-soap_n_5357733.html), an ingredient found in anti-bacterial soaps. It brings me back to a day in the office when a sweet, curious 4 year old boy was talking about his awesome, glittery-blue gel, super hero cover, hand held container with […]

What I Am Thankful For…

This year I got to decide if I was going to sink or swim. Succeed or fail. Live or die. It's been an agonizingly difficult year, and I'm thankful for it. | Healing Touch Chiropractic

My personal mantra this year was, “Figure out what you really love to do and JUST DO IT.” After a difficult year, I’ve been able to look back and see huge lessons (more in a future blog). As my mentors have always stated, “The bigger the strife, the bigger the lesson, and the bigger the […]