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The Holistic Nurse: Gender Transitions

I am so excited to introduce you today to Reid Vanderburgh, LMFT, a retired marriage and family therapist who has a wealth of knowledge about supporting and caring for transgender clients. For me a HUGE part of holistic nursing practice is respecting where each of our clients/patients comes from, as well as acquiring knowledge that …

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The Holistic Nurse: Keeping the Meaning in Birth and Death

We spent the month of April discussing pregnancy and fertility – birthing new life. Today we’ll complete the circle and talk about how we both enter and leave this world. Gretchen Brauer-Rieke is a retired nurse-midwife and the founder of CodaConversations, an educational service for end-of-life health care decision-making. She is also a certified Advance …

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The Holistic Nurse: How Feldenkrais Can Benefit You

The Holistic NurseĀ took a bit of a mental health holiday as I wound down on school, but we should be getting back to our regularly scheduled programming. Except for one thing… …We need more submissions! If you are a provider or a patient and you want to share a story from your world about what …

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The Holistic Nurse: Having a Healthy Pregnancy

I have a special treat for you all today… In the spirit of a pregnancy-focused April, The Holistic Nurse is featuring a special interview with Caitlin Boyle. Caitlin is the founder of the international Operation Beautiful movement and blogs at Healthy Tipping Point. She is also the author of Operation Beautiful and has two more …

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The Holistic Nurse: Promoting Fertility with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine

Sorry for the short hiatus, folks! March was a bit of a cluster. But we’re back to our regularly scheduled programming (plus a bonus extra post this month)! Get excited. šŸ™‚ I have written before about my own experiences with acupuncture. Simply put: It has been a godsend over the past three years. I am …

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The Holistic Nurse: The Feldenkrais MethodĀ®

If you have never heard of the Feldenkrais MethodĀ®, boy are you in for a treat! And after reading this post by Kim Cottrell, a certifiedĀ FeldenkraisĀ® practitioner in Portland, Oregon, you will want to rush to your nearest studio and give it a try. That’s what I did after researching this method for my Integrative …

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The Holistic Nurse: Oriental Medicine

I am absolutely thrilled to be launchingĀ The Holistic NurseĀ with a look atĀ Oriental Medicine. Our guest post is byĀ Kristien Boyle, a practitioner at theĀ Holistic Wellness Center of CharlotteĀ in North Carolina. Kristien is a Diplomat in Oriental Medicine, Chinese herbology and acupuncture. He also keeps a blog, which you can check outĀ here. What is Oriental Medicine, compared/contrasted …

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