It’s hard to believe that Saturday March 20th marks the first day of Spring. After a long and snowy February, blue skies and sun are such a welcome sight this March. Spring is the season that bridges the transition away from the Yin energy of Winter towards the Yang energy of Summer. We can see this … [Read more...] about The Creative Momentum: How Acupuncture Supports Your Spring Forward
This year, the winter is especially hard on us! We are already feeling tired, lower energy and weary. Most years, this is a passing experience that can be cured by a weekend getaway or a few sunny days. However, many of us are not traveling and staying in more than usual. The combination of … [Read more...] about Natural Cures for Seasonal Affective Disorder
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!
This is Part 1 of 2 laying the groundwork for food as medicine. Part 2 is the recipe for turmeric, ginger, garlic and noodle soup. I did my first FB Live in the Kitchen with my husband Kevin today---we had such a blast together! I shared the ingredients for a nourishing, warming, restorative soup … [Read more...] about Food As Medicine: Yin and Yang Theory, Thermal Nature of Food and the Five Flavors Part 1
The more a person learns about traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), the more one understands why digestion is so important to all aspects of health! It is a confusing concept to those of us steeped in Western medical theory, but even more progressive approaches and functional medicine has identified … [Read more...] about Balancing and Strengthening Healthy Digestion
Focus the mind to reduce anxiety Use this practice to focus the mind on what we desire, rather than letting anxiety and fear get the best of us. Step 1: Release the past. If our mind is cluttered with memories of yesterday or anxiety regarding tomorrow, we cannot truly create from a blank … [Read more...] about Creating an intention for your fertility