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Reading an audience member's tongue with my mini flashlight!

Examining Tongues At My Presentation

Amidst the frigid cold that gripped New York City this past Sunday, I made it to beautiful ZoraSpace, a fertile art space located in the heart of Park Slope, and site of my “Creating Heart-Centered Wellness” presentation/talk.  The Founder & Director, Zohreh Shayesteh, who was wonderfully warm and accommodating, is herself an artist.  My friend, Zohra […]

January 26, 2011 Acupuncture, Reiki | 2 Comments

"6 train" (cropped) by Phil Whitehouse, used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

You Know You’re A New Yorker When…

I could just finish that sentence by saying, “…when a stranger starts screaming in your subway car for no apparent reason, and makes you wonder if you should’ve carried a large bat in your backpack instead of that very thin gadget you have in there called a wallet.”  But that would oversimplify things, no? Once […]

January 21, 2011 Healing | 5 Comments

"40/365 " by Sarah Buckley, used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

“Creating Heart-Centered Wellness”: Talk in Brooklyn 1/23/11

In Chinese Medicine, the Heart stores the Spirit, and connects us to ourselves and those around us.  When the Heart is healthy, that connection is strong, we interrelate with the world in positive, healthy, and appropriate ways, and we’re able to express warmth, communicate effectively, blood flow is regulated, and sleep is rejuvenating. When it […]

January 16, 2011 Acupuncture, Reiki | No Comments

"28/365 - Sick day" by Becky Worthington, used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

Tools For Overcoming the Common Cold

If you’re anywhere in the New York City area, you’ve probably been noticing that many folks have succumbed to the most recent wave of the common cold.  And as much as the hardened New Yorker mystique may intrigue, we are actually a very sociable and friendly people (wink)!   Hence, how quickly colds spread. I, […]

January 9, 2011 Acupuncture | 8 Comments