Tag Archives: Health

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 […]

A Healthy Seasonal Transition

Happy Fall! Fall is my FAVORITE season. The autumnal Equinox happened this weekend and since we are on the brink of weather changes, I wanted to share with you two things that I believe will help you make a healthy seasonal transition. So here we go… Basically, it involves a lot of taking care of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Keep Acupuncture Real: What You Must Know Before You Try Dry Needling

Keep Acupuncture Real: What You Must Know Before You Try Dry Needling This is such a wonderfully written and professional article about the important difference between acupuncture and dryneedling. I received permission from the author to repost it on my website. The original article published HERE © 2015 Kristen Horner Warren, L.Ac, M.S., M.A., Dipl.OM, […]

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 […]

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