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
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
(Recipe credited to Tiina Lemmik) Here’s an easy, healthy salad loaded with a bounty of hormone balancing vegetables and herbs like chickpeas, basil and mint to keep you cool on these steamy July days. And the best part: no cooking required! Take a look at how these ingredients support healthy … [Read more...] about Hormone Balancing Summer Salad
Goodbye 2020, Welcome 2021! Despite the difficult year that 2020 had been, we are all looking forward with great optimism for a better year ahead. As we often do, so many of us start to make “New Year’s resolutions” to start new habits and create a “better you”. However, it is important to give … [Read more...] about Happy New Year to YOU!
As a healer living through the pandemic I can’t help but wonder “what do people need right now?” One of the most important tools I bring to my patients is the capacity to see the root cause of their struggles. Through questioning, tongue and pulse diagnosis, and intuition, I am able to piece … [Read more...] about Meditations for getting through tough pandemic times
Here's what you've all been waiting for! An easy, restorative, nourishing and delicious soup that supports the immune system, balances our yin and yang and touches on all five of the Five Flavors. The 3 key, must-have ingredients you need to make this soup are turmeric, ginger and garlic. I've … [Read more...] about Part 2: Food As Medicine: Restorative Turmeric, Ginger, Garlic and Noodle Soup