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
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
According to TCM principles, there are Five Elements in nature with corresponding seasons, organ systems and emotions. We are all a reflection of both the Five Elements and nature, by embodying the same relationships within ourselves that occur in nature. Each individual's physical and mental … [Read more...] about The Water, Wood and Metal Elements: How Do They Interact During Times of Stress?
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.
I recently had the pleasure of being hospitalized for 8 days. I call this a pleasure because I have never been hospitalized before and it was quite a learning experience (that I hope to never repeat). Also, because my personal experience with Western medicine is relatively limited, my … [Read more...] about Healing Touch
As acupuncturists, we sit with our clients and talk with them about their emotions. Emotions are an important part of the intake process for Traditional Chinese Medicine. Emotions affect our physical health and physical health affects our emotional well-being. In Traditional Chinese Medicine – … [Read more...] about Become friends with our emotions