The exciting field of “epigenetics” is a branch of science investigating how the epigenetic mark impacts the expression of our DNA and consequentially, our experience of life.

Our inherited DNA does not alter over our lifetime but, surprisingly, the outcome of the genes is not a “given”; as chemical “switches” turn on and off the expression of genes according to developmental stages and environmental cues. It is … Continue reading

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Are you suffering from tight genes? Epigenetics the new science of gene expression

“You are what your grandmother ate!” “The trauma your grandparents suffered will ensure you have PTSD.”  “Your grandfather’s smoking is now making you fat!” Oh, sigh, terrific! Epigenetics sounds like a whole lot of bad news…but is there another side … Continue reading

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Epigenetics; The relatively new branch of genetics

  Epigenetics is a relatively new branch of genetics that has been heralded as the most important biological discovery since DNA.   ”Only 5% of disease-related gene mutations are fully deterministic, while 95% can be influenced by diet, behavior, and … Continue reading

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Four Ways That Fleeting Experiences of Awe Can Change Your Life

  Awe is awesome! The evidence is overwhelming!   When we face the incredible and attempt to assimilate its magnificence , what we thought we knew becomes challenged and our understanding expanded, when we connect with a universe far greater … Continue reading

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Insight Focused Therapy – IFT

  Many people have heard of the proven benefits of mindfulness practice and even have been practicing for years without understanding how to apply it therapeutically.   Insight Focused Therapy is a mindfulness-based, integrative therapeutic modality which draws from the … Continue reading

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