Tag Archives: Chicago

Self Care Clarity Call

1 more thing you can do in your pajamas! Well, May absolutely flew by, right?! Between dodging raindrops and living life it seemed extraordinarily busy! Last month I had the honor of being interviewed by WebMD about the practice of smudging, or sage burning. You can find the WebMD article HERE. But who would have […]

What to do with 168 of these?

What to do with 168 of these? It’s FINALLY Spring! The past week I’ve noticed small green buds sprouting on bushes I pass on the way to the train. And today…they’re full fledged leaves! Call me silly, but I so enjoy watching the day by day transition of the seasons. *sigh* I’ve been thinking a […]

Never Fear! The Cure for “Someday Syndrome” Starts Here

Never Fear! The Cure for “Someday Syndrome” Starts Here   It’s Spring and, I know, we’re all dreaming about vacation and getting “away” from our normal routine. Am I right? While dreaming of our “alt” life is fun, I want to remind you that each day we should enjoy something, anything and we don’t need […]

When Your Chaotic Life Is A Good Thing

When Your Chaotic Life Is A Good Thing “All great changes are preceded by chaos”, right?! So we must be in for a BIG change! I have noticed that you, me, my friends and colleagues, and my family are all dealing with chaos right now. From the external to the internal. Physical to emotional. The […]

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 […]

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