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
Spring is a good time for rejuvenation and change. It is a also good time to think about supporting the Liver. In TCM, the Liver Qi regulates the flow of qi as it travels throughout the body. Picture a highway system which flows freely with no traffic or congestion. The Liver Qi regulates this … [Read more...] about Spring Liver Support
During 12 years of practicing acupuncture, I have counselled hundreds of people on the importance of healthy diet, supplements and exercise as a means of creating and maintaining wellness. Chinese medicine is not just acupuncture alone, but rather includes a large part of participation of the … [Read more...] about Mindfulness: The Missing Piece
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