Fighting the Media’s Attempt to Dysregulate Us

Fighting the Media’s Attempt to Dysregulate Us

Fighting the Media’s Attempt to Dysregulate Us By The Manly Counselor Part Three of Media Consumption and Body Dysregulation One day I remember I was driving down the highway with a friend of mine and we were discussing what makes a billboard so effective at getting people to pull off the […]

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How the Media Convinces Us to Buy Stuff We Don’t Want

How the Media Convinces Us to Buy Stuff We Don’t Want

How the Media Convinces Us to Buy Stuff We Don’t Want By The Manly Counselor Part two of Media Consumption and Body Dysregulation One day I was sitting at home watching TV when it went to commercial break.  The first commercial that came on was for a fast food restaurant […]

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Neuro Emotional Technique, release pain and embrace peace.

Neuro Emotional Technique: A Pain Solution

Neuro Emotional Technique: A Pain Solution by Dr. Gaynel Nave, ND In my last post, we discussed psychosomatic pain and how mindfulness can help to reduce it. To understand that your emotions are not limited to your mind but affect your physiology (physical body) is empowering. In today’s post we […]

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Learn about Psychosomatic Pain from Dr. Gaynel Nave.

Psychosomatic Pain: What it is and what you can do about it.

Psychosomatic Pain: What it is and what you can do about it. By Dr. Gaynel Nave, ND Psychosomatic pain is defined as pain that involves the mind (psyche) and body (soma). The mind cannot be separated from the body (it is part of the entire system), therefore when we get […]

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Learn more about ways for men to mindful

Manly Mindfulness (Part One)

Manly Mindfulness (Part One) By The Manly Counselor Tell me if this sounds familiar. You are told by a friend that they practice mindfulness and you wonder to yourself “what does that mean?”. Then you talk to that friend again and they explain that they go to Yoga three times […]

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Meet Sarah

Meet Clinical Health Coach Sarah Bramstedt, M.Ed., CHHC

From the desk of Coach Sarah Bramstedt: “Being healthy shouldn’t have to be hard.” This is what I had read online by a website trying to sell me a one-size-fits-all program. This is what we are subconsciously told everywhere we look--eat clean, exercise more...practice self-care… it’s simple. But what if [...] Read More



Health Coaching Programs

Get the Answers You Need: Laboratory Testing & Coaching for Optimal Gut Health Health coaching programs offered at Health for Life Grand Rapids. Food Sensitivity Testing & Health Coaching Take the guesswork out of finding the diet that is best for your unique body, and eliminate nasty side effects of [...] Read More



the bruise under my toenail by Paul Krauss MA LPC

The bruise under my toenail

The bruise under my toenail By Paul Krauss MA LPC As you can see in the picture, I have a bruise under my toenail. The marker of the bruise under my toenail is almost gone, and in a few weeks my nail will have grown and pushed the mark to […]

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why you need an accurate food allergy panel

Why you need an accurate Food Allergy Panel

Why you need an accurate Food Allergy Panel Have you heard about the Food Allergy Panel? It’s been a popular test for the past few years, and with good reason! But we are hearing some people are still confused, so let’s clear it up. The Food Allergy Panel is a […]

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gut brain connection

What is the deal with the Gut Brain Connection?

What is the deal with the Gut Brain Connection? If you are suffering with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder or a variation of another mental illness, it’s likely you’ve perused the archives of “Dr. Google” and found many blogs or articles talking of the benefits of a healthy diet. And you […]

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