Monthly Archives: March 2010

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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What’s Bugging You?

Do you experience any nagging repetitive thoughts? Run through past events over and over with alternative dialog? Seem to be stuck in negative emotions or complaining? Something’s bugging you!
These mental and emotional tendencies are what I like to call mental and emotional parasites – mentally repeating events or hanging onto destructive emotions and thoughts is […]

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Come for the Fun, Stay for the Bliss

Since childhood, I was drawn to non-fiction stories of families living with autism. Some of my favorite clients to work with in my acupuncture/energy work practice have been kids with autism and Down’s. And I can talk passionately about the link between the nutrient-lacking food we eat, the effect it has on mom’s-to-be […]

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