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
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
Anyone else burning up?!?! I should get a t-shirt with this printed on it. It all started 4 years ago at the age of 46. Out of nowhere, constant hot flashes all day for a week in the dead of July. Then they were gone as quickly as their onset. … [Read more...] about These Hormones Are A Changing: How Acupuncture Can Manage Perimenopause/Menopause
Based on my experience as an acupuncturist treating patients during the pandemic, I can say with confidence that we all have experienced high amounts of stress. We have had to make vast changes, adapt to new circumstances, and even overcome fears and trauma reactions to the uncertainty in our … [Read more...] about Stress & The Five Elements of Chinese Medicine
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