Interpreting 23andme data (mostly for free) – how it changed my life.

Below is a great article about 23andme at home genetic testing. They send you your raw data, due to FDA restrictions. There are, however, many services that you can run your data file through for free or for a small charge. I didn’t feel it necessary to reinvent the wheel so to speak, so see the article below for information on how to go about having your results interpreted.

Source: Interpreting 23andme data (mostly for free) 

On a personal level, having this test done changed my life. Please contact me in the comments box if you have any questions. I will elaborate on this topic in the near future.

How 2 Make Peace with Your Invisible Diseases (Letting Go of Toxic Shame)

For this post – I will start at the end, sort of – Releasing toxic shame. I could not move forward in my life, nor see myself clearly till I managed to release my toxic shame. I had read about it, initially, over fifteen years ago. John Bradshaw’s groundbreaking book, Healing the Shame That Binds You taught me about shame. I recognized myself as being “shame boumd.” I learned more about it, talked about it in therapy, and yet – it was still with me; dogging me. I talked the talked, but my walk was impaired by the burdenous pile of dung I dragged around with me. It took many many years for me to let it go, and until I did I would never see myself or my situation clearly. It is a process that I am still working on. Continue reading “How 2 Make Peace with Your Invisible Diseases (Letting Go of Toxic Shame)”