Tag Archives: Chicago

Free 5 Minute Guided Meditation

Don’t give up on meditation juuuuuust yet! It can be very approachable. Really, it can! To help you out, I created this Free 5 Minute Guided Meditation just for you. There are so many buzzwords floating around the holistic community. You know the ones that you see EVERYWHERE – manifest, abundance, wellness, mindfulness, etc. I […]

My Journey to TCM

  At some point, almost all of my new patients ask me about how I got into acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). And, depending on the amount of time I have, the answer may be the short version or long version. I love telling it because I hope that it instills a sense of […]

Sit, Snooze, Slow Down Summer

Greetings and Happy Summer! It’s finally here and I can hardly believe the 4th of July is next week. I already am wanting the weeks to slow down. Why do summers fly by so fast? In part, I think the answer is because we spend too much time indoors. Many of you tell me that […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Teaching of Fall

The Teaching of Fall   Fall is my absolute favorite season. I love everything about it – crisp air, cozy sweaters, the return of the good shows on TV, and all things pumpkin. Aside from the external changes we can see, Fall is a time of great internal transition. So I’d like to talk a […]

Travel: A recipe for inspiration and perspective

Travel: A recipe for inspiration and perspective I have amazing parents and was extremely fortunate to be able to travel around the continental U.S. and internationally as a little girl. Visiting places outside of my “normal routine” was stimulating and provocative, and so the travel bug gained a secure hold of me at an early age. […]

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