What is Vitalism?
Vitalism is the practice of looking at the whole picture of the human experience - Mind, body, and spirit. We are nature, and nature is incredibly intelligent. It’s about bringing the body back into balance by gently removing obstacles and allowing the body’s innate wisdom to naturally heal itself. This process is supported in various ways such as; nutrition, lifestyle, herbal medicines, and exploration of consciousness. One size does not fit all. We all have a unique make-up. An herb or practice that works for one person may not work for another. Similarly to Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine, this type of healing takes the individual constitution of each person into consideration when devising a plan.
The roots and the branches of a tree are connected. What goes on under the surface, effects what you see above ground. If the roots of a tree become infected with a fungus, you will see yellow spots appear on the leaves. These spots are an expression of illness in the tree. This applies to the human body as well. Perhaps a food being ingested is causing inflammation in the gut and the rest of the body, which expresses as heartburn, eczema, or anxiety. Modern medicine has had a model of treating symptoms, suppressing them, rather than understanding what may be causing them in the first place. By ignoring the root cause of symptoms, you are ignoring the message your body is trying to communicate, and will only further perpetuate the symptoms eventually turning into chronic disease.
As a new client, you will be guided to fill out a multi-page assessment, asking questions about every part of your health, wellness, emotions, stressors, symptoms, diet, and lifestyles. We will work together to LISTEN to what your body is telling you. I follow patterns and ask the right questions to guide you towards feeling better. We will identify triggers of inflammation, heal the gut integrity, increase the diversity of the gut microbiome, reestablish healthy hormone levels, and get to the ROOT of what is leeching away at your vitality. Interventions often include a personalized tea and tincture formula, nutritional recommendations, and lifestyle changes that support increasing your body's ability to heal. All the while taking these changes step-by-step, recognizing that as your vitality increases, so will your ability to make changes in your life that will stick because you feel more energized. If you have been led to this website, it means you have been seeking answers and desire to feel better.... what are you waiting for? You only have one body in this beautiful life.