Kirsten Antony

Demystifying Energy Medicine

~ By Kirsten Antony, R.N. ~ Many people adhere to a Newtonian worldview and to the tenet that seeing is believing. Quantum Physics is turning that belief flipside and shows us that believing is seeing. Studies show that on a quantum level, an observer can affect what is reality. In other words, consciousness creates reality. […]

Guided Imagery and Visualization

~ By Kirsten Antony, R.N. ~ Whether it be emotional or physical pain that we are looking to ease, the statistics are alarming. One in six Americans take a psychiatric drug which may include anxiety medications and/or antidepressants. Depression happens to also be the leading cause of disability in the world. If that wasn’t shocking […]

Staying Hydrated This Summer

~ By Kirsten Antony R.N. ~ It is summer in Colorado and as temperatures soar, it is a good time to be reminded of the importance of hydration. Dehydration can occur when the amount of water consumed is less than the amount of water leaving our bodies. Many of us think of the importance of […]

Essential Oils and Foot Care

~ By Kirsten Antony R.N. ~ Essential oils and the therapeutic use of, known as aromatherapy, have been used throughout history to help heal the body holistically. The field of aromatherapy has grown over the past few decades as well as all the products available on the market. Many people associate aromatherapy with fragrance and […]

A World Full of Dandelions

~ By Kirsten Antony R.N. ~ Curious are the little yellow flowers popping up in lawns everywhere known as dandelions. For some, they are a nasty invasive weed. For others, they are a valuable medicinal herb. To many children of the world, they hold the power of granting wishes when the seeds are blown into […]

What is Neuropathy?

~ By Kirsten Antony R.N. ~ An extremely common question I get on a daily basis is “why do my feet tingle, feel numb, feel like they are burning and are painful?”  The answer is that those symptoms are common to a group of nerve disease or damage called neuropathies. Sometimes the feet may be […]

Gut Feelings

~ By Kirsten Antony R.N. ~ As plentiful as butterflies in the stomach, metonyms abound when describing how nerves can affect our “gut feelings”. Whether it be a “knot in the stomach” while awaiting news from a doctor, or a “punch in the gut” from receiving traumatic news, these emotional triggers are known as the […]

Laughter Yoga

~ By Kirsten Antony R.N. ~ How long has it been since you had a good laugh- a big, hearty belly laugh that made you feel great the rest of the day? If you are like many Americans, it has been too long. We all know laughing makes us feel better. Seriously, why don’t we […]

Sound Healing

~By Kirsten Antony, R.N. ~ The sweet sounds of a babbling brook. A tuning fork calibrated to 528 hz. Gregorian or Sanskrit chanting. Mozart’s “Laudate Dominum”. These examples listed above are a variety of sounds and music that can heal the body, mind and soul. They can be used as healing modalities known as music […]

Peace on Earth

~ By Kirsten Antony, R.N. ~ Peace on Earth is a sentiment we see so often this time of year. It is a sentiment many of us seek to express especially right now given the political climate and the devisiveness now seen all around the world. In many families across our country, family feuds have […]

Against the Grain

~ By Kirsten Antony R.N., C.R. ~ As many of us gather around the dinner table for the holidays this year, some of us may have noticed that menu planning for some of our guests have changed over the years. Gluten-free, Paleo and Vegan are not new diets in America, but more and more of […]

A Good Night’s Sleep

~ By Kirsten Antony R.N. ~ As we age, the ability to get a good night’s sleep decreases. Circadian rhythms change as we age. This can be a normal change in sleep patterns- usually changing to sleeping earlier in the evening and rising earlier in the morning. This is common and most people still tend […]

My Cup of Tea

~ By Kirsten Antony R.N., C.R. ~ “When tea becomes ritual, it takes its place at the heart of our ability to see greatness in small things. Where is beauty to be found? In great things that, like all else, are doomed to die, or in small things that aspire to nothing, yet know how […]

Steps to Mindful Walking

~ By Kirsten Antony, R.N., C.R. ~ Whether we walk for exercise, to enjoy the great outdoors, or to get from point A to point B, there is a way to elevate walking to another level. This higher level is one where the senses are engaged, calm can be found and tension can be erased. […]

Take the Plunge into Healing Waters

~ By Kirsten Antony R.N., C.R. ~ Since recorded history, humans have believed in the healing abilities of water. The Greeks bathed in water to become closer to spirit. Ancient healers perceived water as a holistic means to health. Soaking in mineral waters was seen as a way to a healthy body, mind and spirit. […]