Bring in the Spring

The Spring Equinox has arrived heralding the coming of warmer weather and longer days. YES! Bring in the Spring! This is a great time of year for letting things go (ideas, habits, relationships, stuff) that no longer serve you. And by “serving you” I mean anything that makes you feel bad, feel stressed out, feel […]

Holistic Health Gift Ideas!

  Holistic Health Gift Ideas!   Hey there! Can you believe it’s almost Thanksgiving already?! I feel like summer just started and here we are zooming toward Christmas and New Years! In the last few months, some of you may have noticed I’ve started incorporating essential oils into my practice. They are just another way to […]

Himalayan Salt Lamps

Himalayan Salt Lamps Man oh man do I love my Himalayan Salt Lamps. So much so that I have one in every treatment room in my office. And almost in every room in my home, including my meditation corner. Besides the beautiful, lovely, warm glow that the salt lamps give off, they are great for […]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year everyone! We also just celebrated the Lunar New Year on January 28th, so Gung Hay Fat Choy! We have now ushered in the Year of the Fire Rooster. What does a year with Fire Rooster energy look like? Well, hold on…I think it’s going to be a lively one! The Year of […]

Q: What goes on during a treatment? A: Follow my Instagram :)

Q: What goes on during a treatment? A: Follow my Instagram!   I can see the hesitant look a mile away, a new patient walks in my door and they don’t quite know what to expect during their visit. What goes on during a treatment anyway? Will it be more “Western” and involve stethoscopes and […]

FIRE CIDER

FIRE CIDER: Nature’s Cold & Flu Remedy   It’s official, I have packed away my summer clothes…”winter is coming”. And with it comes the dreaded germs that get shared at our offices, schools, and on public transportation. It is time for Fire Cider! Fire Cider is nature’s homeopathic elixir to boost our immune systems to […]

Eat According to East Asian Medicine

Eat According to East Asian Medicine There are simple guidelines when trying to eat in accordance with traditional East Asian Medicine principles. Most of them are common sense, but oftentimes in our Western lifestyle our brains and/or emotions override what is best for us. When I talk to patients about Eastern Nutrition, I tell them about how […]

Cupping At The Olympics

Cupping

Cupping At The Olympics Thank you Micheal Phelps. His amazing swimming skills aside, it was gratifying to see cupping in the spotlight on a national level. My patients who get cupping regularly felt proud, and I was tickled about all the media hype it received. For my patients who are NOT familiar with this therapy (or missed the Olympics) it is a treatment […]

Healthy Hints for Summer

Healthy Hints for Summer   Phew! It’s July and we’ve already had a few hot, scorching days in Chicago. The temperatures are going to continue to rise and to help you easy breezy and a little more comfortable, here are some tips to keep you cool this weekend and the rest of the summer… “Cool” Foods  Eastern nutrition […]

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