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.
2017 brings to us an opportunity to reflect on what we are grateful for and share what has been an important ingredient in our health and wellness regime! We asked each of our staff to share their gratitude and what has made a difference in their lives. Julie Silver I am grateful for many things: … [Read more...] about Gratitude and Good Health in 2017
As the cold comes down and leaves a white blanket on the earth, I affirm that life is beautiful. The trees have shed what no longer serves them and are going bare. Releasing their outward extension of life and going within, getting quiet and still. With this sweet serene landscape, I become … [Read more...] about A meditation for the winter
As the weather cools off and the leaves start to change color, I am reminded of the natural changes we go through in the course of a day, a season, and a year. TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) is a medicine that illuminates our body as organic parts of nature. Just as there is hot, cold, wind, … [Read more...] about Falling into the season
As I reflect back upon my 10 years of being an acupuncturist, I am in awe of all that I have learned. I have learned from my patients, from my additional training since my graduate school in Traditional Chinese Medicine, and I've learned from my teachers and colleagues. The theories of TCM have … [Read more...] about What have I learned? Celebrating 10 years of insight in alternative medicine
Q: How do you use acupuncture & Chinese Medicine principles in your life? A: First off, I receive regular acupuncture treatments. As a caregiver, it is too easy for me to ignore myself and focus on healing others. In order for me to keep self care as a priority in my life, I schedule it. … [Read more...] about Using Acupuncture and TCM Principles in everyday life!