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Breathe in Spring

Spring is all about the bursting forth of new energy. Take a moment to sit or walk outside and reflect on the sheer force and determination exhibited by nature as it erupts from the Earth. See if you can find this one upwelling within yourself and know that you...

Acupuncture and CHRONIC PAIN!

Here’s a fascinating op-ed (https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/16/opinion/sunday/pain-opioids.html?action=click&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage) from the NYT about chronic pain, and whether we should view it as a sensation or emotion.   I won’t keep you in...

Spring= Liver= Frustration

The Liver is the “General” of the Yin organs. It’s primary responsibility is to orchestrate the flow of Qi through the body. And if you’ve ever been in charge of a group who can’t, or won’t follow your directions, then you have a sense of why the Liver tends towards...

The Bladder Channel

Did you know that the Bladder channel is the longest meridian in the body. It goes from the top of the head all the way to the pinky toe and actually has two channels that run the length of the back.   If you had to pick only one meridian to treat for the rest of...

Qi Gong

Sound is an important part of many meditation traditions. We don’t talk a lot about Qi Gong and its power of healing sound, but there are so many amazing resources out there. So, check out this short video that you can use to strengthen your Kidneys during the end of...