Author Jeanne Ohm, DC Articles

A Message from our Editor, Issue #44 - The Conscious Breath

Birth may be one of the most profound experiences we ever encounter. We try to plan and arrange what will happen, but with all birth comes the unknown. All natural processes follow a course that is not necessarily measurable and predictable. At...

Enhancing Our Babies' Innate Expression

When my husband and I became parents, we had a strong recognition that children were intelligent, conscious beings responsive to their surrounding experiences. The world around us was waking up with what was termed the “Human Potential Movement.” Fro...

A Message from our Editor, Issue #43 - Yield: Kids Crossing the Line

Attending college in the ’70s was, well...a bit of a trip. Our professors brought the current events right into the classroom. Our history professor dove right into the Vietnam crisis. Our sociology instructor introduced us to the rising social...

Live Life Fully: Chiropractic Adjustments Restore Normal Nerve Function and Enhance our Overall Expression and Quality of Life

As a chiropractor, I recognize that the nervous system is the conduit of transmission for all life expression. The acclaimed chiropractor Dr. Christopher Kent relates this idea in his lectures (slightly paraphrased here). “Everything we experience i...

A Message from our Editor, Issue #42 - Celebrating the Shift

This year we are celebrating the 10-year anniversary of Pathways to Family Wellness magazine. What began as a dream to integrate, communicate and expand the rising awareness that we are conscious, self-healing beings has evolved into an...

Seven Reasons to Not Carry Baby Facing Out

Chiropractors recommend wearing your baby facing inward. Here’s why.I love to see parents “wear” their babies! The positive effects of carrying their babies around with them are numerous, and it is heartening to see more and more parents retur...

A Message from our Editor, Issue #41 - Choosing Our Perspective

As we welcome the spring here in the northeastern U.S., there is much to be grateful for. Warmer weather, longer days, budding trees and flowers, and the return of many songbirds singing their hearts out each and every morning brighten our spirits...

A Message from our Editor, Issue #40 - Shifting from Warrior to Hero

Shifting from Warrior to HeroOn our path of self-discovery, as we shift from a mechanistic paradigm to a vitalistic one, there is a bit of warrior within each of us. As we’ve incorporated our new beliefs into our lives, we may...

Birthing with the Wisdom of the Ages

It is sometimes called our “inner knowing,” a “gut feeling,” or “the wisdom within.” Whatever its name, the experience is universal. It is a feeling, a word, or an image that stands out bolder than the regular stream of conscious thought and makes a...

A Message from our Editor, Issue #39 - A Sacred Trust

A Sacred TrustThis issue celebrates the 118th birthday of chiropractic, and covers some major issues that face the future of chiropractors and our role in the emerging paradigm shift we are all part of. Chiropractors are leaders and...

One Conscious Path in Parenting

As I opened the doors to the grand ballroom, I felt the spirited energy of the current presenter, Howard Moody. He was engaging the audience in an activity that allowed them to discover their playfulness. I scanned the room. It was packed to...

A Message from our Editor, Issue #38 - The Imaginal Self

The Imaginal SelfThroughout its early life, a caterpillar contains dormant cells, seemingly without function. These are called imaginal cells, and they are the essence from which the future butterfly will be formed. After a stage of...

A Message from our Editor, Issue #37 - The Connecting Intelligence

The Connecting IntelligenceThere is an ancient Greek aphorism: “Know Thyself.” The age-old question implied by these words—what is the purpose of our existence?—is still stirring. As I have said many times, when we define our paradig...

Shifting the Paradigm: Insight into the Germ Theory

Since the founding of the germ theory of disease, scientists have offered a holistic perspective. At long last, their efforts are taking hold.I grew up in a household afraid of germs. When my sister was born, my father had all guests put on...

A Message from our Editor, Issue #36 - Compassion

Compassion When I was much younger, I read a story in Hyemeyohsts Storm’s Seven Arrows, a book that introduced its readers to the ways of the Great Plains people, a peaceful society that existed for centuries before European settlers came t...

Nourishing the Terrain: Exploring the Connection Between Nutrition and Immunity

19th-century physiologist Claude Bernard postulated that sickness was not caused by bacteria, but rather by human beings’ internal environment. “The terrain is everything;” he wrote, “the germ is nothing.” The presence of bacteria, he maintaine...

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A Message from our Editor, Issue #35 - The Friendly Universe

The Friendly Universe“The most important decision we make is whether we believe we live in a friendly or hostile universe.”- Albert EinsteinAlbert Einstein, when asked what was the most significant question...

A Message from our Editor, Issue #34 - Embrace the Movement

Embrace the Movement A movement is created out of an increased collective social need. Unmistakably, we are experiencing such a movement, a time of conscious wake-up. In just about every aspect of the orientation of our society—...

A Message from our Editor, Issue #33 - A Child's Song

From Jeanne Ohm, D.C. In the spirit of Pathways, touching our hearts with inspiring words of wisdom, I share this passage with you…A Child’s Song By Alan CohenThere is a tribe in Africa where the birth...

A Message from our Editor, Issue #32 - Innate Expression

Innate ExpressionWhen my husband, Tom, and I were still kids, we would spend hours talking about our philosophy of life. One high school day, we skipped classes and spent the entire day discussing how kids should be raised. Being...