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Thank you and we wish you the best, Amber!

Thank you and we wish you the best, Amber!

Opening up to new possibilities

 

Happy Monday morning to you, New Day.

I believe I have blogged before about some of the how and the why as to how I came to name my practice New Day.  I have some ideas about this, but otherwise it was a bit mysterious to me, at the time, why I was choosing this name.

I even recently wondered if I chose the name New Day due to the subconscious impact of having loved the book and movie “Anne of Green Gables” when I was a kid.

After all, “Today is a new day– with no mistakes in it!” is one of the ever-adventurous Anne’s signature taglines.

But the name New Day isn’t meant to evoke the idea that we have to move away from or get rid of the past or the mistakes in it.  Living a life that simply tries to out maneuver old pain and problems simply leads to new (old) pain and problems.

In Donny Epstein’s concept of the Levels of Care/Seasons of Wellbeing, when we move from a Discover into a Transform energy state and awareness, we stop trying to fix and manage, and instead create new possibilities from the energy we feel stirring.

When we move into an Awaken energy state and awareness, we officially leave the realm of the mind.  Now we truly open to an experience of a new day for what it is, not what it represents.  It’s something we feel it all the way to our bones, and it reminds us that we are all part of something so much bigger and more beautiful than the mind can comprehend.

And so it is with a bit of bittersweetness that we announce that Amber is leaving her position as Office Manager of New Day and has already had her last day of work.  She loves New Day and everyone in this community very much, and so it was a difficult decision for her.

After 3 years, she is ready to move on and we very much support her in opening up to her next highest possibility.  She will still be around the practice for care and events, so this is likely not the last time you will see her.

Thank you, Amber, for choosing to shine so brightly!  Click here if you would like to send Amber a message to thank her for her work or any other message you would like to send.

We too are creating the possibility of a New Day that continues to inspire that experience– not just through the adjustments for your spine and nervous system but through the experience in the front office as an extension of that.  If it is time for you or someone you know to step into such a role, the link for the job posting can be found here. <3

Priceless tool for becoming present– to use at New Day and beyond!

Priceless tool for becoming present– to use at New Day and beyond!

 

 

Do you know your “triad”?

 

Good morning, New Day!  Hope you can warm up this day a little bit from where you are!

At our recent Bright Souls Gathering– a regularly held gathering for leaders in the New Day community– we had an energy-rich discussion about “How to prepare for your care.”  (And you can read my complete recap if you missed it here)

We discussed this topic from several different angles, with some experiencing in SRI to help us as well.  One of the topics that was most interesting to our practice member Bright Souls is the idea of the Triad.

Donny Epstein, creator of Network Spinal and SRI, is known for creating a number of concepts around the care to help both the practitioner and the practice member direct their focus for a more powerful healing experience.

The Triad, or The Triad of Change, is simply the idea that each of us has our own special way of experiencing in our bodies and in life that combines the three elements of structure, behavior, and perception.  When we know ourselves well enough that we can use this focus, both on the adjusting table and everywhere else, magic seems to happen seeming as we have our best access to pure experiencing, pure presence.

Sometimes we don’t know ourselves well enough and how to direct our focus optimally to awaken our presence.  Other times we may be focusing in a way that “gets the job done” but isn’t particularly easy or energizing.  Or maybe we know what to do, but we just need practice.

For example, some practice members at our recent Gathering discovered that focusing on their breath during their adjustments exhausts them and leaves them frustrated.  Others discovered that focusing on breath brought them ease and peace that seemed to bring everything together.  This is an example of how we can practice presence through our care in ways that will benefit us in all areas of our lives.

Curious about what using your triad with your care and outside the office would open up for you?

What better way than with the much loved and talented Dr. Susan Gullion, and myself, at an afternoon intensive!!

Now, some of you are lucky enough to have already been to one or both of the intensives Dr. Susan and I have put on together, and you would probably sign up again in a heartbeat because you know how amazing she is!  You wouldn’t have even needed this long preamble!!

Dr. Susan has been practicing Network and SRI for decades.  She has been mentored by Donny and even purchased and worked in Donny’s original practice in New York back in the day.  Even though Susan is now living in Massachusetts, she is excited to come back here to share her insights in a powerful day with you!

 

Awakening Pure Presence will be held on Sunday, February 24th from 12-5PM.  The experience will include 2 Network Spinal adjustments, SRI breath work, personal attention and guidance, community, “aha’s”, and healthy food and refreshments.

How do you know the Awakening Pure Presence intensive is for you?

1. You love Network Spinal and SRI and are ready for an experience of it that goes BEYOND

2. You’re eager for the opportunity to experience the expertise of an such an experienced practitioner of the work (and angel of a person!)

3.  You can’t go to the Gate, but would like to, and will use this experience as a mini-Gate.

4.  There’s something in your body or life that you’d REALLY like to make progress on right now, and you’d like to bring it to the intensive.

5. You have, or are going to, the gate, but also want to come to this intensive.

6.  You love the experience of community that workshops and intensives facilitate

If you’ve answered “yes” to any of these, I invite you to register!

Here’s what one of our participants in a recent intensive had to say about her experience: ”

“Wow! Well…Wow! It felt like an exorcism and a shamanic experience at the same time. Holy crap. I never heard myself wait before and I wailed. I never gave myself personal to release on that level, that deep, and it was because of the women who were there… the love and commitment to their own healing that rose the roof for me. And to the wisdom and guidance and dedication of Dr. Katie and Dr. Susan. What a team! I felt joyful and free on a whole new level, increasing the possibility of healing in so many ways.”

The cost to attend this 5-hour event is $275.

Registration is only open to the first 12 to contact us and submit payment.  Register now by emailing us, or at your next appointment, to ensure that there is space for you!

Introducing our Practice Member of the Month for January 2019!

We are so grateful for who you are, the progress that you continue to make, and the commitment you have made to your spinal health and wellness.

You are making the world a better place!

We honor you this month and thank you for being both a part of our outstanding New Day team and our amazing New Day community!

 

Ieva Z. has been in care with Dr. Katie since August 2018

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Why I came to New Day:

I spotted Dr. Katie on the way to Tony Robbins’ Unleash the Power Within (in Chicago), doing some strange adjustments to a man laying on a massage table in the middle of a parking lot. I couldn’t help but be intrigued!! We exchanged information and a couple weeks later or so, there I was in her office, deeply knowing that, what I have been manifesting during my Tony Robbins experience ­to heal the pain that lived within me ­was about to take place in my life.

 

My chiropractic results:

Without the help of Dr. Katie, I don’t think I would have ever let go of so much hurt and pain that accumulated over the years. After each adjustment, something inside of me told me that everything will be okay, even if it didn’t look any better now, I knew I had to give it my all and be patient. With the patience and commitment, I changed physically, having no more neck pain or headaches. I changed mentally, having clarity and being able to focus on living and loving myself more. Most importantly, I changed spiritually, becoming immensely connected to the Power that guides me every day on my path to fulfillment and growth.

 

Why I continue my care with Dr. Katie:

Receiving healing, as I would like to say, has helped me become in tune with that Source within, where all the wisdom resides. All the pain that clouded my truest being, went away and clarity took over. I became free to make the decisions that made ME happy, I became unafraid to follow my heart. Dr. Katie’s work has, without a doubt, made a huge impact on the way I live my life ­ it opened so many doors that I never knew existed. Everything, once again, simply became…simple!

I trust my intuition and I trust Dr. Katie ­ that is why I continued to see her! And as I will find myself in a different environment pretty soon [moving to New York], I may not continue this particular type of chiropractic care, but will search and discover many other amazing ways to heal ourselves, which will go hand in hand with Network Care. This is just the beginning!

● Ieva Z., Orland Park, IL

I was in a rut

I was in a rut

 

Do you ever find yourself in a rut with healthy living (or anything else)?

 

Good morning, beautiful people!  I hope your new year is continuing to be filled with energy and aliveness 🙂

Anyone who knows me knows that I love essential oils.  You’ve seen the tray of oils on my dresser in the adjusting room, most likely.  And you should see my mantle at home (full of oils!).

I even got made fun of (in a fun-loving way) by a New Day practice member for busting out and passing around some essential oils at the start of a concert we attended together as a Bright Souls Gathering.

But recently it came to my attention that I had lost the spark in my relationship with essential oils!  I was in a rut.

Not to worry, though, I got my groove back.  Like in any relationship in a rut, I just needed a way to experience anew what oils add to my life.  In this video I did in my kitchen, I share how this happened for me.

Even if you don’t like oils (or think you don’t!  hahaha!) you might like this.

You are not a turkey

You are not a turkey!

 

Nor are you a ham 🙂

 

Good morning to you, New Day– Chicago and beyond!  I hope you are settling in to the first normal(ish) week since the holidays.  For my part, as some of you know, I am 9 days into a dietary cleanse AND beginning DAY 4 of no caffeine.  Wheeeee!

Now, to the topic at hand.

You might think that my telling you that you’re not a turkey or a ham is some kind of foolish joke.  Bear with me though, I have something important to share with you about these points.

There are a lot of things that a person could say to describe chiropractic care and what makes it different from a medical approach.  The same is true for other alternative forms of care out there (including BEMER and essential oils as well) and what makes them different from medicine.

You might think alternative healing is different than medical care because it happens in a different sort of setting, or because it treats different sorts of ailments.  Maybe they seem different because of the differently trained and licensed doctors or practitioners performing the care.  Chiropractic and alternative healing modalities may also seem different because you get a different result or because there’s a different way the care makes you feel compared to medicine.

There’s something else though.  The other day, something popped into my head that I read about 8 years ago.  I remember that it made a big impression on me at the time, and so I was happy to have it come back to me.

That something, a sentence, read something to the effect of, “You could no more adjust the spine of a cadaver than you could create a bruise on a ham!”

 

 

This memorable quote came from a book called “Medicine, Monopolies, and Malice; How the Medical Establishment Tried to Destroy Chiropractic in the United States” by Chester Wilk, DC.

The book, which was assigned reading in an early quarter class in chiropractic school, detailed the true story of a federal antitrust lawsuit brought by chiropractors against the American Medical Association alleging a decades long conspiracy to end the chiropractic profession.  The chiropractors won, by the way.  Talk about some hidden history!

At any rate, as a comment on these true events the author, one of the 4 chiropractors who brought the lawsuit, expressing exasperation at some of the questionable evidence being brought into court by the medical side, made his comment about chiropractic and hams.

What I’m trying to tell you is that it’s important to understand that one of the main differences between chiropractic care and medical care is a difference in philosophies.

Chiropractic is based on a vitalistic philosophy.  What that means, in a nutshell, is that you are a living system, the whole of which cannot be reduced to a sum of parts.  The life within you, through your brain, spine, and nervous system, is in charge of making you, growing you, and in charge of healing you.  There is no adjustment without a living system. In the same way, you cannot bruise a slab of meat by pressing your fingers into it. In fact, the chiropractic “adjustment” as we call it isn’t the mechanical force introduced by the chiropractor, it’s what your nervous system and body DO with that force.

You are not a ham.  You are also not a turkey.  Adjusting you longer and harder, or cranking up the settings on BEMER doesn’t cook you faster.  Nothing changes from within you without full engagement and participation of your nervous system and body.  Drugs, one of the main tools of the medical profession, work instead by hijaking your system.  There are times when it may be necessary, but it’s not the most sustainable approach for daily life.

I have chosen to include Network Spinal, BEMER, and essential oils in my practice because of the way these help your nervous system turn on the life within you.  I hope that you remember at your next appointment that you– even in the level below your consciousness– are they key ingredient to your health, energy, and aliveness.

I look forward to helping you in this process at your appointments this week 🙂

 

Why you SHOULD wait to get your adjustment

Why you SHOULD wait to get your adjustment

This might be the opposite of what you think

 

Happy New Day of the New Year to you!

Can you believe it?  2019 already.  Someone told me the other day that the year 2040 is actually now closer to us than the year 1994 (the year that brought us Warren G’s “Regulate; G Funk Era” among other things).  Scary, right?  Time really, REALLY, flies.

It’s that time of year.  That time when we think about time.  And we set priorities.

It’s also the time when it is the busiest in our office.  You may have noticed this already, starting with the days right around our holiday closures.  New Day has been bursting with energy and aliveness!

But we recognize that sometimes it might feel annoying, inconvenient, and even frustrating– the idea that we might have to wait.  A delay that “shouldn’t be happening.”  After all, with the advent of apps like Uber and Lyft, Amazon Prime, online takeout ordering, and the like, it does start to feel like every aspect of our lives should be mechanized, timed, accounted for, and transactional.  When that’s not the case, it might feel like something’s wrong.

There are some practical ways to approach your time spent waiting to get on an adjusting table, that I will highlight in this video– so please watch this if it sounds helpful to you!

Beyond the tips presented in “What to do if you’re ‘waiting for your adjustment'” though, I am going to use the rest of this blog to go meta with you.  Big picture.  Is that ok? 🙂

New Day has a big mission to fulfill.  We are not satisfied to allow chiropractic care to be for the privileged few.  The ones already in the know.  And then we stop there and call it a day.

I recently discovered that in 2018 93 new practice members started care at New Day.  Not 93 people who came in for an initial visit.  93 people who actually started as new practice members this year.  Add that to all the souls who were already on board, so to speak, and that is a LOT of souls on board!

As the years go on, and the number of people we have had the opportunity to impact continues to increase, it makes sense that more and more newcomers will show up and see something for themselves, their families, and their communities through the care and New Day.  It’s an amazing blessing for our entire New Day community.

What it comes down to is this.  When you show up for care and there’s a wait for a table, it’s happening because it SHOULD be happening.  And not just in the spiritual sense that everything that’s happening SHOULD be happening (because it is).  It’s also because this waiting, this pause, gives you time to stop and consider your role.

As we discussed at last month’s Bright Souls gathering, for you to know if your adjustment “worked” or is “working,” you would first need to know what your starting point is.  What’s baseline today? What’s your awareness in your body?  In the space around you?  What are you focusing on?  What’s working?  And what doesn’t seem to be working? Whether you are someone who experiences Network Spinal as simply a helpful way to relax and reconnect, or whether you have an experience of the care as something that has literally saved your life (could be different on different days!), you get to become aware of the energy you bring.  Are you ready to meet me (and the other souls on board) halfway?  If not, can you get related to that?  What a perfect time that has been given to you to do that 🙂

It’s also useful to remember that New Day’s mission statement is as follows, “We connect individuals and families to a new experience of freedom, energy, and possibility.  Through engaging in the New Day community, our clients are lifted up higher and are able to shine brighter for the world, lighting up others as they contribute to a greater global future.”

Notice again that we say “through engaging in the New Day community.”  There are lots of other things we could say, including, “through Dr. Katie adjusting you.”

It is actually a bold statement that we believe our true best product is you and who you get to be through your experiences here, and the ripple effect that has. And by experiences, we mean all of them.  Consider the time you spend at New Day, all of it, to be your engagement with the community, through which you are lifted up higher and able to shine brighter for the world (as you do the same for others).  And that we are, as always in life, responsible for the energy we bring.

THANK YOU for prioritizing your health and the energy and aliveness you bring to New Day and the rest of your life.  Thank you for your generous sharing of this care with others through your referrals through our Holiday Gift program, and through the rest of the year.

Introducing our Practice Member of the Month for December 2018!

We are so grateful for who you are, the progress that you continue to make,

and the commitment you have made to your spinal health and wellness.

You are making the world a better place!

 

We honor you this month and thank you for being both a part of our outstanding New Day team

and our amazing New Day community!

Diane P. has been in care with Dr. Katie since June 2016

 

Why I came to New Day:  

After being out of the workforce for 15 years to raise my daughter, I decided it was time to “put my toe back into the water.” I happened upon an advertisement for part-time work on a neighborhood website. Little did I know what walking into the doors of New Day would bring me! It brought me not only a job, but a new beginning. It brought me an extended family and an avenue to improved both my physical and mental health.

The best way I can describe how I dealt with physical and emotional pain was endurance. I endured, stuffed, masked and struggled through everything. I have been in recovery for the better part of 15 years and that, at least, cracked the door open to knowing that change is possible. Little did I know, that age 53, the door would swing wide open.

 

My chiropractic results:

The care that I have received at New Day has been life changing!  I had a horrible car accident in my late 20’s that tore all the muscles in my back, cracked my ribs, and bruised and temporarily enlarged my heart. When I “healed” it left me with “rounded” shoulders and back spasms among other things. Dr. Katie and the care that she provides at New Day has altered all of that. My posture has improved dramatically and the pain in my back has all but disappeared. Network Care has also helped with carpal tunnel issues I’ve been dealing with for many years.

However, the biggest change of all, is how I approach pain. I don’t run to the medicine cabinet for relief. I have learned real skills here! I’ve learned SRI breathing techniques. I’ve learned the power of essential oils. And now, we have another tool in the office, Bemer.

I have brought friends into the practice and they have experienced dramatic changes. I even brought my daughter into care and her changes were amazing. I wholeheartedly believe in this care.

 

Why I continue my care with Dr. Katie:

I cannot see a day when this care would not be an important part of my life. Life happens, and there are challenges that occur – and this care has helped me move through those “life happen moments.”  I know this care works for me, and for so many people who invest in their lives and their health here at New Day. Just recently, I was experiencing some of those challenges and I spoke with Dr. Katie and we decided to up my adjustments to twice a week to better support my nervous system. After just three weeks, I’m already feeling much stronger!

Besides the care, New Day has brought me an extended family. Could you ask for better people to work with? Dr. Katie, Amber and Diana are rockstars. I could right volumes on each of them and how they have added to my life but anyone who has spent any time with them already knows how incredible they are. And then, there are the practice members. It’s such a joy to work with such an amazing group of people. I look forward to seeing each and every one of them. How blessed I am to have formed real friendships with so many.

Something extraordinary has happens to me here at New Day. I have experienced physical, emotional, and spiritual healing. My nervous system works better now that it is not clogged with pain and interference anymore. It has allowed me to focus on other aspects in my life. It has improved my ability to be a better mother, a better partner, a better employee, a better friend and most of all a more productive, positive human being.

-Diane P., Chicago, IL

 

 

 

Awake, aware, and alive– is that you?

Awake, aware, and alive– is that you?

 

 

What to do when you feel like your adjustments “wear off”

 

Good morning, refreshing New Day!

This past Thursday night I met with some of the brightest lights in our New Day community for a conversation around “How to prepare for care”– what you can do to prepare and therefore get the most out of your adjustments.

I was surprised (and a little overwhelmed) by the response to a workshop I have never offered; we had 22 practice members in attendance!

As takeaways, I want to share 5 ideas that we discussed for you to marinate on.  We had so much interesting discussion on these at the workshop!

Takeaways

 

1) I did NOT stress this at the workshop, but I will do so here.  Network Spinal, as a form of chiropractic, works to help you by impacting your spine and nervous system in a way that changes how your brain and body function.  It works whether or not you understand it, think about it, plan for it, or not.  However, learning to be responsible for how we feel, how we feel about how we feel, and the energy we bring IS part of this system of care.  And so it makes sense that we attract so many practice members who like to optimize and get MORE out of this care and everything they do!  If that is you, read on 🙂

2)Less force and more presence.  Sometimes we sabotage ourselves by thinking that actively “preparing for care” takes more time and effort that we have, and so we should just surrender to a passive, disengaged experience.  I don’t believe that not having enough time is a problem; the barrier is more often that we don’t know ourselves and our bodies well enough yet to be able to prepare for care in the most efficient and effective manner.  When you focus the right way, 10-30 seconds should suffice, and it can even be the first 10-30 seconds you spend on the adjusting table.

3) Know your superpower.  When you know yourself, your body, your spine, and the most energy rich way you experience care, you will have the tools not just to “prepare for care” but to continue your care as a process through checking in with yourself throughout your week as well as during your time on the table.  Should you be focusing on behavior, structure, or perception based ways of experiencing?  And what way of focusing would be the most energy poor, unsuccessful way of focusing for you?  I can help you work with these concepts.  Learning more about you in this way lays the groundwork for an empowered, energy rich experience.

4) Know your outcome.  Many of us can think of times when we have experienced a major change during or after an adjustment.  But a change in what?  We need to know when we are operating in Discover, Transform, or Awaken “seasons” or levels of care.  A quick check in with yourself in your body and life experience, noticing whatever it is you are focusing on and how energized that focus may or may not leave you feeling, utilizing your superpower or “lead strategy,” should help you with knowing your desired outcome.  If these are all new terms to you, you can learn more at the SRI workshop and future Bright Souls events.

5)  Process, not an event.  If you’ve been thinking of your adjustments as me fixing something, putting something good into you, or taking something bad out of you, these ideas might be contributing to a feeling that your adjustments just gradually “wear off” between visits.  The way your adjustments actually work is that I am helping your nervous system get into a different state.  That state I have nicknamed “awake, aware, and alive.”  It may feel hard, at times, to access that state between visits, due simply to the stresses we encounter on a daily basis.  But by having this different awareness of how the adjustment works, by using your superpower, and by knowing your season, you can be active in a process around Network Spinal and how the care benefits you in your life.  I have added this new “leaving the office mantra” on the door to remind you of this as you leave 🙂

If you felt like any of the above went right over your head– do not worry!  Be confident that you learned the tidbit you need.  Always feel free to ask questions at your visits, but even more importantly if you are someone who wants MORE out of your experience of care, attending workshops such as the SRI Workshop and the Bright Souls gathering are important ways to go deeper.  You might also consider attending the Transformational Gate in Denver in February, and/or a Healing Intensive offered at New Day by myself and Dr. Susan Gullion (also in February– date TBA).

 

Are they curious? Desperate? Lucky?

Are they curious? Desperate? Lucky?

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Or some combination of all 3??

Happy holidays, New Day!

By the way, you can probably tell based on our new photography (above) how much we like cold wintry weather (not very much at all!).

I was thinking recently about how for most of our practice members, as well as for myself, we stumbled upon Network Spinal and New Day seemingly by accident.  Through either curiosity, desperation, luck, or some combination of these, we found our way to this care.

For me, it was definitely all 3!

It’s amazing to me when I really stop to consider all the things that had to happen previously in my life for me to have stumbled upon this care.  It’s even amazes me to stop and consider all the things that had to happen to lead to my sitting here, writing to you right now!  I never could have predicted it all.

And as awesome it is to consider the magical chain of events that lead us to discover chiropractic, Network Spinal, and New Day, it can be even more awesome to consider how YOU can actually play a pivotal role in someone else’s magical chain of events!

Slightly off topic, BUT I needed some sort of holiday themed image– and isn’t Scrooged the best holiday movie?? 😉

There is a Chinese saying that goes: “If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap. If you want happiness for a day, go fishing. If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help somebody.”

I’m sure you have all sorts of ways of helping people– lending a hand to a friend, donating your time and money, etc.  But what about recommending something to them that could change their life?

This holiday season, as we begin our Holiday Gift Program, I want to encourage you to pause and consider someone, it might be someone you know very well, or it might be someone you’ve only met once or twice.  What if Network Spinal could make all the difference for them, in ways you or they couldn’t even predict!

Every year, as a holiday gift, we give you the opportunity to give an initial visit of care to someone in your life who could benefit from being part of this community– at no cost to you or them.

Worst case scenario, the person isn’t interested and thanks you anyway.

Best case scenario, you get to be a hero in someone’s life!

How it works

Simply bring in the names and mailing addresses of those you would like to give a gift to, and we will send them a holiday card with a gift certificate for their initial visit and follow up report ($150 value) and a letter that explains how to schedule their appointment.  You can sign the card and write a little note if you like, so that your friend will know it’s from you and will feel excited to call us!

Do you know someone who’s been wanting to try this?

Maybe you have a friend or colleague who’s curious; they’ve seen the changes in you since you started care and they wonder what it’s all about.  Or maybe you’ve recently met someone who’s desperate for a change.  This is the perfect opportunity for them!

Just their luck!

You might even consider gifting an initial visit and follow up report to someone who you’re not too sure would want or need care.  This is the time of year when myself, Amber, Diana, Diane and I are ready and willing to give as much of ourselves as possible as a gift to our practice members and the families and communities they are part of.  We are happy for the opportunity to spread the word about the life-changing benefits of chiropractic to as many people as possible!

And to make it even easier

We know that remembering to bring names and addresses to your appointment could be challenging! If you think of someone, and would like us to address your gifts and sign your cards for you, we can do that too! Just email or call us to reserve your holiday gifts for your recipients (CLICK HERE!)

The Holiday Gift is available for a limited time, and in limited quantity, on a first-come, first-served basis.  Don’t forget to email or text your contacts to get their mailing addresses today!

Introducing our Practice Member of the Month for November 2018!

We are so grateful for who you are, the progress that you continue to make,

and the commitment you have made to your spinal health and wellness.

You are making the world a better place!

 

We honor you this month and thank you for being part of our New Day community!

Ali C. has been in care with Dr. Katie since August 2018

 

 

Why I came to New Day:  

I have been on a healing journey for quite some time now. I have had physical and emotional “issues” that I have been working on. I had severe pain in my left shoulder blade, that distracted me from life at times.  I have also felt difficulty with feeling content. I set big goals and achieve them. In the past I was so focused on reaching my goals and setting new ones that I never slowed down to just enjoy. I wanted to, but literally felt that I could not do it.  This affected relationships as well. Spending time just enjoying my children was very difficult. Outside of planned activities I really didn’t know what to do with myself.

I learned about Network Care at a Tony Robbins event, and I was very interested.  At a different event I met Dr. Katie via that event’s Facebook group. I was immediately excited to visit her and begin care.

 

 

My chiropractic results:

My shoulder pain was relieved almost immediately. I was surprised with the emotional aspect. I have felt significant releases during several of my treatments.  I noticed one day that after my treatment I was able to appreciate all that my mother does for me. In the past it was hard to separate emotional traumas from the past from her current behaviors.  I just felt a feeling of peace and appreciation.

As a whole I feel better able to manage my emotions. I have no desire to hide them or discount them…but they do not control my life. When I start to spin out of control I notice. I can take a deep breath (didn’t realize I never did that before!) and put things in perspective. All of my feelings are easier to understand and appreciate.

 

Why I continue my care with Dr. Katie:

I feel better every time!  A new standard of how I always want to feel is set at nearly every treatment.  

 

Why it was important to me that my spouse experienced this care alongside me, and how that impacts my daily life:

I encouraged my husband, Marc, to start care with Dr. Katie for his high blood pressure.  He has tried everything from medication to acupuncture; and his care has significantly lowered his blood pressure.  He has more room for improvement and is excited about continuing care.

My relationship with my husband and my kids has improved because I am able to relax.  I enjoy spending time with them – just being present. This is a huge accomplishment for me.  The care has also helped with our business because I am having an easier time focusing. I was going through a period where I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do.  Now I feel very committed to and excited about the growth of our business.

My care has exceeded my expectations already.  I am very excited to continue care and enjoy the new standard that is set.

 

-Ali C., Valparaiso, IN