Category Archives: meditation

  • End the Year Strong and Healthy!

    Posted on November 1, 2018 by in immune health, meditation, UncategorizedDon’t Fall into the Holiday Trap It starts with Halloween candy. The beginning of the Holiday Season of overindulging and eventually feeling like crap. I’ve been falling into this trap the past couple of years, and you know what? I’ve been getting sick every January with a bad cold and fever. I also experience achy, [...]Comments Off on End the Year Strong and Healthy! Continue Reading...
  • Create a Breathing Room

    Posted on March 19, 2018 by in meditation, mindfulness, stressCreate a Breathing Room Have you heard of a Breathing Room? Basically, it’s a room or even just a corner of your house where you can go to decompress and just breath. I went to a wonderful event hosted at Birdsall last week, with presentations by the owners of Birdsall, Erica’s and the Peace Cellar. [...]Comments Off on Create a Breathing Room Continue Reading...
  • Cozy up to Winter with These Acupuncture-inspired Ideas

    Posted on January 4, 2017 by in meditation, nutrition  In the Five Element System of Correspondences, which is a way to understand all things as interrelated pieces of a dynamic whole, we have: Winter-Water-Kidneys-Adrenals-Bones-Fear-Essence-Cold-Dark-Yin-Salty-Sinking-Darkness The list can go on, but in Chinese cosmology, the season of winter is related to all of these other "wintery" things. In winter, we are drawn inward and [...]Comments Off on Cozy up to Winter with These Acupuncture-inspired Ideas Continue Reading...
  • The Body Doesn’t Lie (acupuncture for stress)

    Posted on July 8, 2016 by in meditation, nutrition, stress

    Everyone experiences times of stress.  Things happen in our lives that are out of our control.  Loved ones get sick, sometimes they pass away, or move away.  Sometimes we lose a job, or feel insecure in our current job.  Sometimes we are stuck in a period of limbo, and need to give things time.  We need […]

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  • The Healing Path of Least Resistance

    Posted on February 2, 2016 by in meditation, mindfulnessI've noticed something in my own life, and have seen it in so many others.  It's the belief that we need to psych ourselves up for our healing journey, for the necessary diet changes, exercise habits, meditation, etc.  It all feels so effortful, like we need to dig deep into our reserves to make this [...]Comments Off on The Healing Path of Least Resistance Continue Reading...
  • Autumn Meditation Mudra

    Posted on November 18, 2015 by in meditationThe Gyan Mudra Compliments Your Fall Meditation Practice A mudra is a hand position that is often used in meditation practices.  There are many different mudras, and each has a different affect on the body.  Everyone is familiar with the "prayer position" of the palms held together, often in front of the heart, used in [...]Comments Off on Autumn Meditation Mudra Continue Reading...