Feeling stressed? A quick ear massage may be just the ticket. Hold your thumb on the back side of the ear and your fingers on the front of your ear. Then pull from the inside to the outside. Do it as strongly as you feel comfortable with. The sensation may feel a little irritable to your ears, … [Read more...] about Need Instant Relaxation? Try Ear Massage!
A number of years ago, while I was living in Chicago, I was going through a difficult and stressful time. I was in school for acupuncture, working full time and trying to manage the various aspects of my life. I was overwhelmed! It was during this time that a massage therapist told me about flower … [Read more...] about Flower Essences: Natures Remedy
It’s inevitable. Seemingly everyone comes down with the common cold during the winter months. Conventional medicine has little to treat it and we all just suffer through the runny nose, sneezing, fatigue and “tickly” throat. But I don’t have time for that this year. In addition to having three … [Read more...] about 6 tips to fight the common cold
During the fall, we are experiencing transition and change -- a strong shift in weather, the changing of the leaves and preparing for the upcoming winter. Chinese Medicine views autumn as a season of “letting go.” We encourage you to … [Read more...] about To Everything, There is a Season
Now’s the time to get your kids (and yourself!) back on a good sleep schedule to help ease the adjustment to the start of school. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends: 10-13 hours (including naps) for children ages 3-5 9-12 hours for children ages 6-12 8-10 hours for … [Read more...] about To Sleep … Perchance to Dream
There are still a few weeks left of summer. What’s your best tip for making the most of it Our family recently moved to the West Bloomfield area and we're enjoying our new neighborhood with lake access. I think the best tip I have is to get outside and enjoy our beautiful state! Monica Mae … [Read more...] about Ask a Practitioner