Dr. Vicki Matthews, ND is a Naturopathic Physician and author who lives in the Chicago area. Vicki is a passionate advocate of integrated health in both her teaching and her private practice.

Ask Vicki: Five Elements Advice

  • “So much catches me by surprise these days, I often wish that I had some sense of what was coming. Is there a way to become more intuitive?”...

  • Time and again people have taken sides against each other for any number of reasons. Disagreeing seems to be a natural – and therefore fairly common – aspect of human behavior. Thankfully, most disagreements can be settled with a little logic or reason, perhaps some legal intervention, and hopefully a healthy dose of kindness....

  • Recently, I’ve had several questions as to why people seem to disagree about almost everything under the sun these days. Whether we’re talking about something as simple as weather preferences or as serious as politics, there does seem to be a distinct inability to agree on things lately. As one woman put it: “It seems like everyone doesn’t agree with me on everything. Why can’t we all just get along?”...