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3 Secrets To Overcoming Emotional Eating
Written by Dr. Romie on Apr 15, 2016
Mind Tags: Weight LossIntegrative NutritionHolistic Healthemotional resilienceemotional eating

What are you craving right now?

Tell me, what do crave in those moments? You know "those moments."

In a world of mindfulness, the goal is to live in the present moment without judgement to attachment.

"Those moments" are created by situations in our lives that trigger negative emotions in our brains. With negative emotions such as depression, fear, anxiety, or guilt it can be difficult to detach from the story, situation, and our associated moods. My go-to food in those moments are centered around vitamin C.  Not citrus. Chocolate.

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Are You Tired All The Time? What is Adrenal Fatigue
Written by Dr. Romie on Aug 5, 2015
Mind-body Medicine Tags: Stressintegrative medicineHolistic Healthfatigueadrenal fatigue

Are you tired all the time? 

Craving sugar, salt or both?

You slept all night, but you are still really sleepy. 

You could have adrenal fatigue.

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How to Welcome Sleep
Written by Dr. Romie on May 4, 2015
Mind-body Medicine Tags: Holistic HealthMind-Body Medicinesleep

This week, let our #MindfulMonday mantra be:  “I welcome peaceful sleep”

Sleep, bringing up this issue is throwing a stink bomb in the room. We all have been there: disturbed sleep, lack of sleep, can’t fall asleep, can’t stay asleep, don’t even want to think about sleep. Breathe.  This week let’s take a step to welcome peaceful sleep back into your life. The causes of insomnia seem infinite, and it may warrant a thorough medical examination.  

As a mind-body medicine physician and neurologist I cannot ignore the importance of the mind-body connection in sleeping. The first sign of a stressed out nervous system is disturbed sleep, and we all have been there…more than once. 

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4 Steps to Breathe Easier
Written by Dr. Romie on Apr 27, 2015
Mind-body Medicine Tags: breatheHealthHolistic HealthIntegrative Nutrition

Do you just wish you could escape from your desk today?

I was in the middle of morning clients and was literally having difficulty breathing.  Over the last two weeks, I have been battling chemical pneumonitis- inflammation in the lungs from getting exposed to chemicals.  How ironic right?  My TEDx talk teaches the powerful secret of our breath, but somehow I lost the ability to breathe. 

My clients in the last week were no different.  Allergies, asthma, and anxiety were all causing difficulty breathing.  What is the integrative medicine approach to healing breathing difficulties?  We not only get to the root cause of the illness, but also treat the mind, body & spirit.

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Healing & Counseling with Dr. Romie
Written by Dr. Romie on Jan 5, 2015
Mind-body Medicine Tags: Stresslife coach orlandolife coachHolistic HealthdepressionAnxiety

"There is hope in healing. When we learn to conquer stress, we can create work-life balance and find joy in our lives. I guide clients to connect to inner peace despite external life chaos." -Dr. Romie

My Mission in Healing:

I want to bring hope back to your healing. My clients all share a similar story: successful professionals that have lost their way due to a health scare, a broken heart or a financial crisis. It manifests as stress-based diseases such as headaches, anxiety, insomnia, depression or a stubborn muffin top. What is the real story? You don't feel like you are worthy? You don't know if you are good enough?  Or have you just lost hope for healing? I believe you can connect to inner peace despite life's external chaos. This is how we heal mind, body, and spirit.

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