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Healing With Love : The Case for Self-Compassion in Recovery

As a board certified health coach, it might surprise you to hear that, when it comes to healing the body, I don’t believe food is always the best medicine.

Let me explain.

In the main, I work with women dealing with food intolerance, histamine imbalance and chronic fatigue syndrome. While much of my work centres around helping them learn a new way to eat, what I’ve come to realize is that food alone doesn’t heal.

Self-compassion, that is the practice of being kind and gentle with oneself, is a powerful medicine proven to have a positive and restorative influence upon brain, hormone and immune system functions.

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