A few years ago I wrote a detailed blog about supporting our body during the transition to spring. Spring is a time for expansion, growth and elimination. This blog talks about supporting the Liver and ways to gently taking care of our body during the spring! Spring is in full bloom and it is a … [Read more...] about Spring Detox Support
Spring is almost upon us! In addition to beautiful weather, sunshine and flowers, spring brings seasonal allergies. For people suffering from allergies, the congestion, runny nose, itchy eyes and sneezing can be debilitating! Luckily, Chinese medicine has a treatment for seasonal allergies that … [Read more...] about Traditional Chinese Medicine for Spring Allergies
Here in Michigan we are awaiting a winter storm. It will be cold, with a dark sky & a blanket of ivory over everything. In Chinese Medicine, this time of year reflects the Kidney energy, which is the body's deepest and most vital energy source. The Kidney energy is literally in our DNA and … [Read more...] about Honoring the season of winter in body, mind, and spirit
The holiday season came quick this year. Most of us welcome the diversion of holiday television commercials, Christmas lights and enjoy indulging at holiday and work parties. However, the residual effects of the holiday's can play havoc with our physical and emotional health and … [Read more...] about Self Care for the New Year
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 … [Read more...] about New Years Meditation by Monica Mae
It is hard to make sense of something that is difficult to make sense of! Most people who come for acupuncture come without knowing much about “how it works”. We take time in our initial session to explain the premise behind acupuncture. In explaining it – it makes so much sense! Acupuncture is … [Read more...] about How does acupuncture work?