When I first moved home from acupuncture school in California, I worked at a well known hospital in Michigan. At this time, very few staff were familiar with acupuncture. As a way of education, I provided A LOT of treatments to doctors, nurses, and front desk personnel. After receiving their … [Read more...] about Get Your Daily DOSE of Well Being!
This recipe from epicurious.com is one of our favorite winter soups – so much so that we often double it. We partially puree it with an immersion blender and freeze the leftovers.INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups chopped onions or thinly sliced leeks (whites only) 1 cup thinly … [Read more...] about The perfect winter meal: Big Batch soup
This is a question I get ALL THE TIME. So here's what happened: I was young, 18 or 19 at the time, and I started having asthma attacks that were seemingly out of the blue. Because I didn’t know what they were or how to cope, I ended up in the ER one night. Thankfully, they gave me a shot and … [Read more...] about “So…..how did YOU get into acupuncture?”
1 pint blueberries 3 cups apple juice 1 cup couscous 1 teaspoon grated lemon or orange rind ¼ tea sea salt Mix all ingredients. Cover and simmer 10 minutes. Turn off heat and let sit undisturbed for 15 minutes. Spoon onto a platter and arrange into a … [Read more...] about Blueberry Couscous Pudding
Inflammation is an everyday occurrence in our bodies. It generally gets a bad reputation; however, it is necessary to protect our bodies and to allow them to heal. Inflammation occurs with injuries but also in normal daily activities. In both situations, cellular and tissue breakdown can occur … [Read more...] about Ask the CranioSacral Therapist…How do I lessen inflammation in my body?
Q: Holiday meals can be heavy. What can I do to help? A: Holidays meals can absolutely be heavy in calories and fats. This in moderation can be managed by most of us. However, in excess, this can lead to indigestion and, in some cases, pain. … [Read more...] about Ask the CranioSacral Therapist….Holiday Eating