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Happy Autumn!

Or maybe not. Maybe you’re not so thrilled with the turn of the season. Many people are uncomfortable with this time of year. You may love it because it brings relief from the oppressive heat and humidity of late summer (well, maybe not this year) and it’s refreshing...

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How the Act of Cooking is Medicine

I have been cooking a lot lately. Like with all recipes, it's one part distraction, two-thirds therapy and a whole lotta play. It started the week of the February storms that swept along the east coast. I was excited for the interruption the weather would bring and...

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Cleansing: A Cautionary Tale

Here's some unsolicited advice. Cleansing, detoxing, juicing or whatever is being promoted this time of year, ones that don't allow you to tailor them to your own specific needs, are probably not going to give you the results you seek. The one-size-fits-all approach...

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This IS Your Year!

How acupuncture can help you in 2014 You're resting and recuperating from the holidays, right?  Because you are resting and creating some down time, you notice things bubbling up that you see yourself being or doing or having this year.  It's the New Year after all,...

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Have a Happy ‘Resolution-Free’ New Year!

Here's a great resolution for the coming New Year:  Don't make one. Not one. Zip. Zilch. Nada.  I give you permission to let yourself off the hook. Yes, we all love the idea of a fresh start, a clean slate, making our wrongs right and beginning again.  We do this with...

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Appreciation – Double Your Pleasure

Last month I purchased adhesive chalkboard paper.  In my desire to have my household enveloped in love as much as possible, I was thinking it would provide a unique way to communicate appreciation to my BF and his kids. It's not the only way to communicate mind you....

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Feeling run down? Try this.

Just in time for the cold weather months, this tea has helped me out when I'm not feeling 100%.  However, I need to look at my schedule to see where I'm losing energy, and it's usually around getting less sleep than I normally do. If lack of sleep is a factor with any...

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Easy and Delicious Creamy Carrot Soup

Two weeks ago, I had carrot soup twice in a weeks' time, and at two different locations.  Both were delicious, wonderfully creamy and one was more distinctly flavored with ginger and spices that my senses found very palatable.  This inspired me to create my own...

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Spreading Wellness More Powerfully Than a Virus

I have begun a year long journey with a group of practitioners from different professions. Our focus: the art of the healing word, the art of healing conversation and the art of daily practices for self healing and self care. I'm very excited about this. No. Major...

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A Familiar Rhythm

Nature is signaling the descent into Autumn. While our calendars point to a date to tell us of Fall's arrival, nature makes us aware of the transition from season to season. The sun's light and duration shifts and some plants look piqued while others begin their...

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