Yin and Yang and your relationship

Yin and Yang and Your Relationship   The terms Yin and Yang (pronounced yong, as in ‘gong’) may sound familiar. Usually they are related to something in East Asian culture. Yin and Yang are often used to describe opposites like black and white, north and south, sun and moon, male and female…you get the idea. […]

Spring Clean Your Body

I have another guest blogger this month. Her name is Carrie Fitzsimmons and here is her advice on how to Spring Clean Your Body! It’s spring and it’s time to do some Spring Cleaning! You may be thinking that I am talking about cleaning out the garage, washing windows, or take a run to the […]

Low Back Pain

I see a decent amount of low back pain in my Chicago acupuncture practice. It is one of the most common types of bodily pain and millions of people have it at some point in their life. Low back pain can be a tricky thing because there are as many treatments for low back pain […]

Ditch the Downers

This quote was one of my most engaging Facebook posts from last week. It seemed to have struck a nerve with people so I thought I would delve a little deeper into why it’s important to “Ditch the Downers” in your life. Before I go on, I know that it’s impossible to live in a […]

Homemade Bone Broth (good for the body and soul!)

Homemade bone broth is ah-mazing. If you live in Chicago, you probably saw that it was all the rage over the winter. I made a batch in November and should have posted it then, but better late than never! Bone broth is great for a myriad of issues. Remember when Chicken Soup was the magic […]

Motivation: How To Get It & How To Keep It

It’s warming up outside and many of us are motivated to begin moving our bodies again. To help keep you motivated and move in a healthful way, I asked an awesome woman who is an expert in this area to help me out! This week’s blog post is from Kira Elliott, Certified Personal Trainer and Co-Owner […]

Sleep, Supplements, Stress, & Sex: 4 Ways to Improve Heart Health

Heart Health

This post was initially the content of my February newsletter (please sign up if you’d like to receive it). I thought the information was important enough to give it a permanent home on the blog.  Sleep, Supplements, Stress, & Sex: 4 Ways to Improve Heart Health February is American Heart Month, focusing on prevention of heart […]

Chicago Acupuncture: 3 Things to Look for In a Chicago Acupuncturist

3 Things to Look for In a Chicago Acupuncturist

If you live in Chicago and are looking for an acupuncturist, this blog will help you make the right decision. When you are in physical, emotional, or spiritual distress, finding the right health practitioner can be a difficult task. Real healing requires a certain level of trust and understanding between the patient and the practitioner. […]

4 Ways to Put Spark back in Your Relationship

4 ways to Put Spark back in Your Relationship

4 Ways to Put Spark back in Your Relationship February is the month of Valentine’s Day but it’s also American Heart Month, so I thought it would be fitting to talk about an emotional aspect that impacts our hearts in a big way…relationships. To talk about relationships, I have a guest blogger this month who […]

Why I Love What I Do: An Acupuncturist’s Confession

Why I Love What I Do:  An Acupuncturist’s Confession I have a confession to make.  Ready?  Here it goes–  I LOVE what I do. How many people can say that they truly love their work?  How many people are doing the work that they know they are destined to do in their heart of hearts? […]

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