Category Archives: energy

One for the kids

I am asked more frequently about acupuncture for children. Yes, acupuncture is beneficial for kids. They haven’t had years to develop an imbalance and they shift rapidly with just a needle or two inserted and quickly removed.
If you had inhibitions about your first needling experience think about a child’s reaction! And many won’t sit or […]

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Dare to Feel Alive Again!

The majority of my practice and the majority of the people I come across in my daily life have something in common. They each tell me their own unique story of having too much to do in too little time, not getting enough sleep, and their minds are just ricocheting from thought to thought and […]

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Cultivating Energy

Last week, a few friends and I attended a weekend Qigong workshop. If that weren’t enough, green smoothies and food healing were on the agenda. I was sold.
Qigong, a system of self healing encompassing gentle movements, breathing, and meditative practices, was part of my master’s in Oriental Medicine curriculum. The workshop refreshed the movements I learned […]

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The Winter Solstice

I get excited for the Winter Solstice; I look forward to noticing the one minute lengthening of days just like I watch for the onset of Autumn’s color changes! The little bright spots sustain me, what can I say.
The remedy in ancient days for this time of less sun, more cold was community, […]

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The Superheroes of Food

They” call them superfoods or next level foods, I call them seeds and berries and algae. I do add to my smoothies seaweeds and other superfoods. Items within this category of power-packed foods vary depending who is making the list!
Gillian McKeith, controversial nutritionist, divides superfoods into 5 categories: Green, Bee, Herb, Sea, and Leafy. But […]

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Thrive Journey

By the time I post, I will be well into my Thrive Journey. I was asked by Maya Henderson to join her and a few others on the Thrive in 30 challenge. Can you eat raw for 30 days the way Brendan Brazier eats raw? Are you ready to experience more energy? Are […]

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