emotional health

December 2018

Acupuncture for Harnessing Willpower

2019-04-12T23:10:11-05:00

Acupuncture for Harnessing Willpower Ever had one of those days or weeks where you just can’t pull yourself out of bed in the morning? Or perhaps you just can’t say “No!” to the dessert tray. Regardless of the activity, willpower is what keeps some people disciplined. But it doesn’t make you a bad person if [...]

Acupuncture for Harnessing Willpower2019-04-12T23:10:11-05:00

Acupuncture: It’s Not All In Your Head(ache)

2019-04-12T23:18:55-05:00

Acupuncture: It’s Not All In Your Head(ache) There are four main types of headache: Tension, cluster, sinus and migraine. And, there are varying triggers for these headaches, such as food, stress, hormones, dehydration and weather. Fortunately, eliminating the triggers and finding natural ways to prevent and help an ongoing headache are possible. Tension: Tension headaches [...]

Acupuncture: It’s Not All In Your Head(ache)2019-04-12T23:18:55-05:00

September 2018

Lungs: Emotional Care and Feeding

2019-04-12T23:26:34-05:00

Lungs: Emotional Care and Feeding The organs in Chinese medicine are more than just a physical representation. The organs include not only their physiological function but also mental, emotional, spiritual and elemental qualities that align with nature and the seasons. The lung season is autumn. This is a good time to protect the lungs from [...]

Lungs: Emotional Care and Feeding2019-04-12T23:26:34-05:00

Mental and Emotional Aspects of the Lungs

2019-05-01T17:05:45-05:00

Mental and Emotional Aspects of the Lungs As an acupuncturist, I am constantly assessing. Before my patients answer a single question, I am taking in cues as to what types of imbalances might be going on. In five-element acupuncture, the five major organ systems are the kidney, liver, lung, heart and spleen. When any of [...]

Mental and Emotional Aspects of the Lungs2019-05-01T17:05:45-05:00

August 2018

5 Reasons Acupuncture Helps Reduce Stress

2019-04-12T23:48:57-05:00

5 Reasons Acupuncture Helps Reduce Stress Stress is a word many people are familiar with. The dictionary defines stress in multiple ways, but there is only one that matters when we discuss how stress affects our physical bodies. The definition is this, “stress is a physical, chemical or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental [...]

5 Reasons Acupuncture Helps Reduce Stress2019-04-12T23:48:57-05:00

August 2017

Heal Your Body Through Sound

2019-12-10T23:32:03-06:00

SSSSHHHHH: ORGAN SOUND VIBRATION Did you know shushing someone might actually be beneficial to your health? There are six healing sounds known to Taoist qi gong practice that vibrate specific organs and promote emotional and physical well-being. It has been shown that these sound vibrations promote healing while massaging the organs. Six main organs that [...]

Heal Your Body Through Sound2019-12-10T23:32:03-06:00

January 2017

Three Daily Rituals to Stay Positive

2019-05-01T19:12:35-05:00

Three Daily Rituals to Stay Positive 
It’s so important to start your day off on the right foot. A healthy and happy morning can lead to a successful and productive day. Sometimes the key to starting off your day right can be practicing a few daily rituals in order to stay calm, collected and focused. [...]

Three Daily Rituals to Stay Positive2019-05-01T19:12:35-05:00

How Positivity Positively Affects You

2019-05-01T19:11:32-05:00

How Positivity Positively Affects You There is nothing more important than having a positive attitude. The attitude you display toward your day-to-day activities can make a huge difference in improving the quality of your life! Positivity makes the world go round and helps to ensure everything functions harmoniously. It’s a no-brainer that positivity, well, positively [...]

How Positivity Positively Affects You2019-05-01T19:11:32-05:00

November 2016

Why am I so TIRED…and how to fix

2019-05-01T19:07:26-05:00

Why am I so TIRED…and how to fix A very common complaint that acupuncturists hear from our patients is that they constantly feel tired. Sometimes this fatigue is related to lack of sleep, but sometimes no amount of rest seems to alleviate the sleepiness. From an acupuncture and Chinese Medicine perspective, there are numerous imbalances [...]

Why am I so TIRED…and how to fix2019-05-01T19:07:26-05:00

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