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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new year tips, rewind, reset, and give yourself permission, grand rapids, MI

Rewind, reset, and give yourself “permission” in the New Year!

How to rewind, reset, and give yourself “permission” in the New Year! by Jen Belmonte, LMSW, CHC It’s that time of year again!  Gym memberships significantly increase, families and individuals adopt healthier food choices, and many homes experience greater organization, cleaning, etc! But how do we approach the New Year […]

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Exclusive & Affordable Food Allergy Testing Now Available!

Exclusive & Affordable Food Allergy Testing Now Available from Health for Life Grand Rapids. Did you know that over 30% of adults and 40% of children suffer from food allergies?* Food allergies are the foundation for of symptoms related to your brain chemistry, immune system, hormones and more. If you […]

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6 principles of naturopathic medicine

A Naturopathic Medicine Overview

A Naturopathic Medicine Overview We want to offer a brief overview of what Naturopathic Medicine is all about, why it is a vital integrative approach, and how to describe it to your friends and family asking, “What are you doing that’s making such a difference?”  Naturopathic medicine is a system of […]

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7 Days of Self Care Challenge

7 Days of Self Care Challenge by Nicole Vega, LMSW, CHC  (A counselor in Grand Rapids, MI) In a world of expectation, chaos, and struggle, it is vital that we find time to center ourselves and create a body that allows for inner and outer resilience. One of the best […]

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hypnosis frequently asked questions in grand rapids, mi

What is hypnosis? Frequently Asked Questions

What is hypnosis? And Other Frequently Asked Questions about Hypnosis by Stacey PreFontaine CMS-CHt, FIBH What is hypnosis? Hypnosis is an ancient form of healing and transformation that goes back many centuries. A number of well-known historical figures have used hypnosis in order to accomplish great things. For example, Winston Churchill […]

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from fragmentation to wholeness, the intentional clinician podcast by Paul Krauss MA LPC Grand Rapids, MI

From Fragmentation to Wholeness

From Fragmentation to Wholeness [Episode 9 of the Intentional Clinician podcast] In this solo episode, Paul Krauss MA LPC (Counseling in Grand Rapids, MI) discusses methods of moving from fragmentation to wholeness, how our attitudes and personal habits affect the way we live, and how to bring about change in […]

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Why I stopped making fun of yoga …

Why I stopped making fun of yoga … by Jennifer Belmonte, LMSW, CHC (licensed therapist in Grand Rapids, MI) Truth be told, I am a former yoga-mocker. I could not comprehend how intentional body contortions and even the practice of stillness could possibly alter one’s physical health. After all, isn’t […]

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