A Simple Exercise to Calm Babies and Help Them Sleep

Your baby’s energy meridians are not yet developed, so Traditional Chinese Medicine for babies focuses on stimulating key areas that will unblock the energy. When energy is blocked it causes tension, and we all know how difficult it is to relax and fall asleep when we...

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Beauty is eternal

"What is beautiful is a joy for all seasons, and a possession for all eternity." - OscarWilde Beauty… there are so many beautiful things in the world! And it’s extraordinary how fragile and fleeting many of them seem at first glance. Flowers, sunrise and sunset,...

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Unforgettable Adventures in China

Last month I mentioned that I had been to my 30 year class reunion. What I didn’t mention, was that the night we arrived I fell off a ladder while re-arranging my mother’s kitchen cabinets early that morning and nearly didn’t attend the reunion at all! You know how it...

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Diet, Nutrition, and Health

Diet, Nutrition and Health What we eat has a profound impact on every aspect of our health, and eating nutritious and well-prepared food is one of the best ways to take care of yourself. As a Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner I look at the various aspects of...

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Love is Understanding

“Love is life.  All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love. Everything is, everything exists, only because I love. Everything is united by it alone.” - Leo Tolstoy One of Tolstoy’s most compelling characters reminds us of our great...

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Postmenopause

What happened to this post-menopausal woman with knee and lower back pain, and morning stiffness when her practitioner added moxibustion (moxa) to her treatment mix? Eliza had assumed that her symptoms were just part of life postmenopause and she assumed that her only...

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