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How to Choose an Acupuncturist, 3 Tips

Let’s be honest, finding a health care practitioner of any kind can be scary. We often go to a practitioner because they were referred to…

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Fundamental Winter Practice! (1 of 4)

Keep Yourself Vital this Winter and for the Rest of the Year! Today's post is the first of four in the Fundamental Winter Practices series!…

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Working with Fear! A Fresh Perspective on Engaging with Fear

Working with Fear! A Fresh Perspective on Engaging with Fear In this article, Working with Fear, the emotion of fear is given a fresh perspective.…

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There’s an Herb for That: 9 Uses for Chrysanthemum

There’s an Herb for That: Chrysanthemum In this post, I identify signs and symptoms that can be alleviated by the flower, Chrysanthemum. This herb is otherwise known as Ju Hua in Chinese Medicine. Before we get started, “There’s an Herb for That” is an ongoing series that identifies common signs and symptoms that can be alleviated by herbal medicine. Within each post, I will identify a single herb that you

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Your First Acupuncture Treatment, What to Expect

How exciting! You’ve scheduled your first acupuncture appointment or maybe you’re thinking about it. Either way, here’s what to expect from your first acupuncture treatment. Please keep in mind that this information is specific to my practice. However, I am sure it is similar to other practitioners in the field. Particularly those that practice Classical or Traditional Chinese Medicine. Learn more about the different types of acupuncture in my article,

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Use This Topical Product for All Your Aches and Pains

Pain can be a debilitating nuisance. It can prevent us from doing important things and even enjoying life. Alas, we have many natural solutions to decrease and eliminate your pain! In Chinese Medicine there’s a common saying, “where there is pain, there is stagnation.” To elaborate, where there is stagnation, there needs to be movement. In this article and video, I’m going to share with you a product that will

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How to Choose an Acupuncturist, 3 Tips

Let’s be honest, finding a health care practitioner of any kind can be scary. We often go to a practitioner because they were referred to us. If you’re the first of your bunch to try Chinese Medicine, here’s my best advice on how to choose an acupuncturist. #1 Find a practitioner who is an Acupuncturist and an Herbalist. This information will likely be stated on their website. If it’s not, call and

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3 Ways to Shift into Spring (Part 2)

Spring is Almost Here! In this video, I offer you a closer look at characteristics for the upcoming season. I then provide three easy ways to shift into spring. You can start them today. Hey, you may even already be doing them!  Keep in mind that your shift into spring is meant to be fun and enjoyable. Let’s avoid overwhelm. With that in mind, pick one aspect of your personal

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Shift into Spring (Part 1)

It’s coming. Can you feel it? Spring is on its way! We’re moving into a time of year when the days are longer and the sun shines brighter.  Nature is becoming more active and we’re beginning to feel more expansive. Yay, Spring! This season is the perfect time to invite new growth and creativity. It’s also THE season to clean any aspect of your life. This can be your home,

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One Surefire Way to Overcome Feeling Unfulfilled

This topic is like a difficult itch to scratch. It’s that annoying yet attention-grabbing sensation that festers. I’m talking about feeling unfulfilled. It’s the uncomfortable emptiness. Those nagging thoughts that there is something else, somewhere else, someone else or some other way! Have You Felt Unfulfilled Before? I know I have it. For me, it came on subtly then lingered and eventually dragged me down.  What the heck do we

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How to Fall Asleep with Ease, Every Night

Fall Asleep and Stay Asleep! It’s time to stop struggling with sleep. Give your body the attention and resources it needs to rest deeply. A good night’s rest is serious! It affects our entire body and can determine how we move through our next day. When we sleep well, we feel energized, replenished and healthy. When we don’t sleep well, we feel sluggish, tired and out-of-sorts.  Those simple words describe

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8 Reasons Herbal Medicine is Right for You

Tea is the elixir of life – Lao Tzu It’s no secret that herbal medicine or plant medicine is effective. Yet many people are hesitant to dabble in the healing modality. I’m sure your hesitancy comes with good reason. So let me offer a bit of clarity and encouragement! They’re Safe Herbal medicine has been studied extensively all over the world for hundreds of thousands of years. We know the

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