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PANS/PANDAS Awareness Day!

October 9th is PANS/PANDAS Awareness Day! Did you know some children may develop sudden and severe mental and neurological symptoms after exposure to various viruses and bacteria? This condition is called PANS (Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome) or PANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal infections). PANS is a more general term that does not […]

Nourish Your Nervous System

As the unpredictability in the world and the “stay at home” period is expanding around the world, it seems to be getting a bit more challenging for many of us to stay grounded. This interview with Dr. Porges, creator of the polyvagal theory, and Virginia Spellman from STAR Institute in Denver, about ways to nourish […]

What does Safe, Healthy and Sane Look Like for You?

As the reality of COVID-19 changes our world, I’ve received so many emails, texts, and calls about how to cope. My mantra has been: Stay safe, stay healthy and stay sane. Stay safe Unless you are in an essential job, stay in your bubble! Adhere to your area’s guidelines for social distance and quarantine.   Wash […]