How to Know if You Have Emotional Trauma Trapped in Your Body

Here are 3 of the most common signs that emotional trauma is at the root of your pain: Why Your Body Does it Ready to Release it? Start feeling better by booking a 45min online consultation ($80). We’ll discuss what’s going on, and get you started on some techniques you can do at home to…

Did You Know This About Emotional Eating?

You think it’s about avoiding your feelings, but what if there’s more to it? What if it’s actually maintaining a delicate balance between your spirit and your ego? Consider this: your consciousness/awareness lives in your blood, according to TCM. In an ideal scenario, your blood travels smoothly throughout your body, so your consciousness has a…

So, I’ve decided it’s time for me to share a little more about myself…Yes, I’m an acupuncturist, and a TCM practitioner, and a craniosacral therapist. One thing you might not know about me is that I’m ALL about the emotional and psychological metaphor when it comes to understanding the underlying causes of your sudden illness…

Are You Neglecting One of the Four Pillars of Great Health?

Healthy food, regular exercise, adequate sleep, and ——? Gratitude. Yes, really. Gratitude is crucial for your health. Practicing gratitude primes and re-wires your brain for increased feelings of being rewarded, bonding, empathy, and compassion and increases your production of “happy” chemicals like dopamine, serotonin, and oxytocin. So your gratitude practice naturally and consistently combats stress,…

Did You Know These 3 Things about Sex?

Arousal and orgasm in TCM depends on your kidneys, heart, and liver being in great shape. Decreased libido? Erectile Dysfunction? Just curious? Keep reading… Stirring up the Urge – Your Kidneys and Your Libido Getting in the mood relies on strong kidney function. In TCM your kidneys control your reproductive organs, and spark your urge…

2 Unexpected (but Awesome!) Benefits of Kissing More

Leaning in for a good make-out session (10 seconds minimum, with lots of tongue) means that you get over 80 million bacteria from your kissing partner, based on scientific research from the Netherlands. OK, so that doesn’t sounds incredible romantic, but it does mean that as long your partner is reasonably healthy you’ll have: How…

How Acupuncture & TCM Herbs Boost Your Immune System – from a Scientific Perspective

Catching colds all the time? Slathering hand sanitizer all over yourself and spraying disinfectant on every nearby surface for fear of getting sick? And STILL ending up with the flu? Here’s how regular acupuncture, combined with Chinese Herbal Medicine can help. Research shows that acupuncture: Increases your levels of defender cells (T-lymphocytes, your shield). Pumps…

5 Surprising but Effective Tricks for Preventing Cold/flu This Winter

1. Cover your wind gate! It’s that spot between your shoulder blades, just below your neck. Pretend you’re shivering for a moment – feel that spot that tensed up? That’s your wind gate. In TCM, that’s your weak point, where it’s easiest for the wind to carry airborne pathogens into your body. Protect this spot!…