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What I did to my door (and why you care)

What I did to my door (and why you care)

You can’t help but see it the moment you walk around the corner to my office: a mural of a coneflower, taller than I am, painted right up the front of my door. It’s a beautiful piece, half shown from the outside, with the purple petals and rich brown center, and half...

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The healing BFF you’re probably ignoring

The healing BFF you’re probably ignoring

I know it sounds incredibly counterintuitive — but it really couldn’t be a clearer message that something needs to change. And, a lot of times, if you listen to the pain, you can even get some clues as to what that something is.

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“Can Qigong Help with…?”

“Can Qigong Help with…?”

“Can qigong help with stress?”

“Does acupuncture help back pain?”

“Can TCM be used for [insert health condition of your choice]?”

I get these kinds of questions all the time. And while I get where people are coming from when they ask, there’s one big problem …

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New Year, new you? Think again.

New Year, new you? Think again.

There’s something so incredibly enticing about the thought of a radical change, an overnight transformation. Just think of the ugly duckling to graceful swan makeover montage in, well, every teen movie ever. The idea of becoming someone new, or at the very least a...

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Hun Yuan Ling Tong: how to make 2020 the year of possibility.

Hun Yuan Ling Tong: how to make 2020 the year of possibility.

There’s something incredibly exciting about January, isn’t there? That fresh-start, clean-slate feeling; the intoxicating thought that almost anything is possible. Then, of course, the “New Year, New Year” hysteria dies down and by February it’s business as usual. But...

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Change your thoughts, change your world: the power of Qi.

Change your thoughts, change your world: the power of Qi.

“Change your thoughts and you change the world” — Norman Vincent Peale. Well, that’s a mighty big responsibility, so how about today, we focus on how your thoughts can change your world? Can change your energy and your health? Now, that is doable — and it’s all thanks...

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Winter: the perfect time to nourish your water element.

Winter: the perfect time to nourish your water element.

Welcome to the season of expectations — not only the expectations of those around us, but our own expectations to have a magical time, to create a magical time for others, and to generally make it the most exciting season of the year. However, the holiday hoopla, the...

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Fall: when an ending is just a beginning in disguise

Fall: when an ending is just a beginning in disguise

While there are plenty of folks out there gleefully dusting of their waterproofs and big boots ready for some muddy fall adventures, there are just as many who are acutely aware of the passing of the summer and all of the joy it brings. You may be in mourning for the...

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Three Lessons from China

Three Lessons from China

One of the things I love most about my practice of healing is that it never ends. To some people that might sound depressing –– it’s never done! –– but to me, it’s exciting. I get to go ever-deeper into the world of body and spirit, and what it can do, and what we can...

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