As I sit here reflecting , I am very grateful that, over the years, I have developed a “toolbox” to support me in both good and difficult times. In the past 2 months I have been challenged in ways I would not have imagined - much like everyone. This time has also shown me that I have … [Read more...] about 4 Pillars of Good Health
There are so many fun, interactive techniques that you can share with your kids to help support their immune system. Here are some easy, peasy tips to keep your kiddos healthy and calm. Pediatric Gua Sha Gua what?!? Gua Sha or scraping massage is a great technique to use on kids 4 years and … [Read more...] about What Can You Do To Boost Your Child’s Immune System?
Traditional Chinese Medicine recognizes the cycles of nature and the importance of living in harmony with them. TCM identifies winter as Yin because yin is cold and during the winter months, living things become more inactive. An introspective, restful approach with meditation is needed to store … [Read more...] about Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine During the Winter Months
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
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 Making friends with our emotions
Top 5 ways to reduce stress at your desk Take a few deep breaths. Deep breathing calms the nervous system and helps to get out of the “fight or flight” mode. Keep your blood sugar stable by eating 5 small meals daily (preferably balanced – with a carbohydrate, protein, and fat at each … [Read more...] about 5 ways to reduce stress at your desk job