I want to preface this blog post with a disclaimer: I believe that Western medicine is the best in the world for diagnostics and emergency medical treatment. As a practitioner of Chinese medicine, we have our own diagnostic tools, but we don’t take x-rays, blood work, CT scans, and other … [Read more...] about When the healer needs to health thyself!
It’s hard to believe we are once again heading into the holiday season and looking forward to the start of a new year! Do you feel anticipation or resignation? Are you hopeful or concerned? It is certainly understandable if you’re not sure. When the world around us feels chaotic and unsettled, the … [Read more...] about New Year’s Resolution Reboot
For each new year, we often set health-related goals. We want to eat better, exercise more, balance our lives, and try to behave in a kinder way in our world. When we strive for balance, we don’t often think about balancing our physical health and our emotional health. We tend to focus on the … [Read more...] about Finding Balance When the World Seems Out of Balance.
This butternut squash recipe is a fan favorite during fall! Butternut squash is delicious and nutritious all by itself, but the addition of maple and rosemary take this simple dish to the next level. In addition, the nutritional properties of squash are perfect for the season, helping to keep you … [Read more...] about Maple, Rosemary Butternut Squash
As the days get shorter and temperatures begin to cool, it is the optimal time to start supporting our lung health and building our defensive Qi (energy) to help repel allergies and colds. Fall is the beginning of the yin, or cooling cycle that will eventually transition us to … [Read more...] about Autumn Care for Optimal Health
Spring is a time of growth and movement. It is the seasonal transition to summer as the natural yang qi or warming energy emerges from the cold and dormant winter. Eating in balance with the seasons promotes digestive health which in turn promotes overall health. The purpose of moving away from … [Read more...] about Asian Salad with Peanut Dressing