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.
The heart as emperor lives well protected at the center of the nation. No injury must come to the heart and as long as the heart’s function is intact, there is always hope of healing. Nei Jing Su Wen In Traditional Chinese medicine, the Heart organ system is likened to a benevolent, … [Read more...] about What Does Your Heart Desire? TCM and the Heart Organ System
This soup is as vibrant as Spring! Chewy barley, crisp asparagus and peas are nestled in a broth packed with umami-rich soy sauce and miso. Punches of fresh ginger and vinegar give this soup a “pop” of flavor. Feel free to swap in other vegetables like leeks and hearty greens or sliced turnips and … [Read more...] about Spring Has Sprung Barley Soup
2021...... What. A. Year. It’s hard to believe that the end of 2021 is upon us. COVID-19 has brought truly unprecedented times that no one could imagine. Seemingly overnight, the world as we knew it changed. Age, wealth, race, religion, politics and all the things that make us who we are as … [Read more...] about Reset 2022: A Prayer of Gratitude For The New Year
Am I the only one who thinks December flew by?!? This time of year seems to always take me by surprise, despite having done this many times. With the hustle and bustle of this holiday season and end of 2021, my mantra is to keep it simple. And that especially applies to food … [Read more...] about New Year’s Black- Eyed Peas with Chard and Green Herb Smash
Anyone else burning up?!?! I should get a t-shirt with this printed on it. It all started 4 years ago at the age of 46. Out of nowhere, constant hot flashes all day for a week in the dead of July. Then they were gone as quickly as their onset. … [Read more...] about These Hormones Are A Changing: How Acupuncture Can Manage Perimenopause/Menopause