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The Self-Healing Coach is a daily blog by Karen Gordon that offers tools and inspiration to heal Multiple Sclerosis. Karen has been living with MS for thirteen years. This blog is not a place for self-pity or talking about the run-of-the-mill MS stories. Instead you will find here fresh and... Full Bio
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On Loan From God by theselfhealingcoach Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Photo by DamienHR, Flickr A profound teacher in my life lost his wife to cancer a few days ago. My friend, who is also a student of this man, went to sit Shiva wit ... Read on »
Resistance, Acceptance, and Faith by theselfhealingcoach Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Photo by David Gallagher, Flickr We know less than we think. Once we realize this, we begin to develop true wisdom. We think we know how to properly eva ... Read on »
Which Voice Will You Listen To? by theselfhealingcoach Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Photo by Heads of Birds, Flickr This morning when I woke up, my head hurt and I immediately felt frustrated. Then I played for a while with my new iPhone 4s ... Read on »
My Lesson in Forgiveness, Healing, & Miracles by theselfhealingcoach Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) I have been in love with the same man for six years. We have been on and off, engaged and not, speaking every day and speaking not at all, and now, it seems, we a ... Read on »
We Are The Sea by theselfhealingcoach Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Photo by Auntie K, Flickr Buddhist thought teaches us not to underestimate how very much we want ground under our feet. We will use almost anything to bring ... Read on »
How Are You Benefiting From Your Illness? by theselfhealingcoach Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) For most of us, when we think about our illnesses we think of all the ways in which it sucks to be sick. And it does, of course. But what about the ways that we benefit ... Read on »
Thank You! by theselfhealingcoach Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) I want to say thank you to everyone who attended our first online video support group on Wednesday night. It was very exciting to feel our community coming together and ... Read on »
The Warrrior Vs. Fear by theselfhealingcoach Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Photo by stuant63, Flickr Once there was a young warrior. Her teacher told her that she had to do battle with fear. She didn’t want to do that. It seemed too aggr ... Read on »
Take Part in a Large International Research Study on Lifestyle Factors in MS! by theselfhealingcoach Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Two years ago I created an interview series with leading experts in the multiple sclerosis and healing world. One of them was Professor George Jelinek, MD, author of the ... Read on »
Yay Working From Home! (Another Audio Clip) by theselfhealingcoach Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) A cool photo of Zazz on a mountaintop that I grabbed from his Facebook profile Wow. A lot of people reached out to me during the last few days to ask me for more i ... Read on »
The Work-From-Home Solution by theselfhealingcoach Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Photo by Samwebster, Flickr My favorite thing about having this blog is that it gives me an outlet to share things that I’ve discovered that make my life better. F ... Read on »
The Universe Hooked Me Up! by theselfhealingcoach Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Photo by Samantha Celera, Flickr So I’m on my knees, praying. That’s where I left the story in my last post. I was praying for an opportunity to present itself tha ... Read on »
I Want It Now! by theselfhealingcoach Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Veruca Salt, from the original Charlie & the Chocolate Factory Those who are certain of the outcome can afford to wait, and wait without anxiety. – A Course in Mir ... Read on »
The Infernal Path by theselfhealingcoach Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Photo by Alan Carter, Flickr I haven’t published anything on this blog since February 1st. More than three months have gone by. I wish I could tell you that I have ... Read on »
Healing Is the Province of the Soul by theselfhealingcoach Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Caroline Myss Following is an excerpt from renowned teacher and author Caroline Myss’s 2-CD set Channeling Grace. I transcribed this short section because it’s a c ... Read on »
The 10 Most Common Candida-Diet Mistakes That Could Be Keeping You Sick by theselfhealingcoach Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) As most of you may know, I eat a very specific diet based on Ann Boroch’s recovery program, as outlined in her books Healing MS and The Candida Cure. The purpose of the ... Read on »
Illness Is? by theselfhealingcoach Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Dealing with the physical symptoms of a disease is stressful. But dealing with all the various meanings and judgments attached to that disease is another task entirely, ... Read on »
What’s In Our Food? by theselfhealingcoach Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) This is a disturbing but essential piece of education by Robyn O’Brien at TedX Austin (2011) for anyone living in the United States and especially those with a chro ... Read on »
All I Want For Christmas by theselfhealingcoach Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Photo by Pshab, Flickr This is an intense time of year. Intensely great for some. Intensely lonely for others. However it’s showing up for you, the holiday season ... Read on »
The 3,000-Plus Chemicals That Are Killing Us by theselfhealingcoach Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Here’s another excerpt from the Autoimmune Warrior Bootcamp about the harmful chemicals and additives we are putting in our food that are making us sick. Plus, a cautionar ... Read on »