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.
Emotional Release Sessions With Monica Mae Leibson, L. Ac. Over the 16 years I’ve been in clinical practice, I’ve seen people for a variety of physical medicine issues. The initial intake includes a lengthy review of medical history and at the end, I always check in with how people are … [Read more...] about Emotional Release Sessions – Getting support moving through stuck emotions
Acupuncture is one prong under the umbrella of Chinese medicine. Qi gong is another, which uses breathwork to move energy. Here is the Inner Smile qi gong exercise, that is used to support the body and “thank” the organs for all of their hard work. … [Read more...] about Balancing Qi Gong Exercise
When hearing tough news regarding your health, your first impulse may be to reach out to your close family and friends for support. You want a shoulder to cry on, or someone to acknowledge and empathize with the difficult news you just received. Instead, they tell you that “everything is going to be … [Read more...] about What to Say to Someone Going through Health Challenges (And What to Avoid) Part Two of How to Navigate Difficult Times
It would be remiss of me to not address what we are all trying to manage – our feelings and the impact of so many unmanageable events in our lives right now. Although it is normal to distract ourselves by: Working too much, staying too busy Eating or drinking too much Looking at the … [Read more...] about Managing the Unmanageable – Balancing our Emotions with Traditional Chinese Medicine