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"Headache" by Leland Francisco, used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Acupuncture And Reiki

Whew, is your head still spinning from all the energetic action that has been surrounding us lately?  I’ve almost gotten whiplash from all the movement, myself!  This Eclipse Window, which opened on the Scorpio Full Moon/Lunar Eclipse and recent solar flares have been leaving people feeling more spent and exhausted than usual.  We are all […]

"Feet on the ground" by Felipe Gabaldon, used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

3 Things You Can Do To Ground Yourself On Earth Day

This Earth Day, we’re reminded of how everything is interconnected.  When we don’t take care of the earth, climates change and impact our ecosystem, our food sources are altered (that is, if Monsanto hasn’t taken care of that already!), and our health suffers.  It is important to tend to Mother Earth and treat her with respect. […]

Screenshot of my MindBodyGreen article.

My Article “My Experience Using Acupuncture To Treat Addiction” Published In MindBodyGreen!

Hello Delicious Ones! Just a quick note before my weekly post early next week that MindBodyGreen just published my first article with them, “My Experience Using Acupuncture To Treat Addiction”!  It went live this morning.  Please check it out , and leave a comment to let me know what you think! I love MindBodyGreen’s self […]

Treating Addiction with Acupuncture

Margarita’s article, My Experience Using Acupuncture To Treat Addiction, was published on MindBodyGreen.com. In it, Margarita shares her expertise in using the 5 ear needle NADA protocol (along with full body Acupuncture and Reiki) to treat a Bronx community recovering from addiction and homelessness, and how it enriched her life to serve at the harm […]

"(Don't) Cry" Pedro Klien,, used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

Releasing This Spring?: The Power of a Good Cry

“But a mermaid has no tears, and therefore she suffers so much more.”  ― Hans Christian Andersen, The Little Mermaid When we think of Spring, we think:  juice cleanses, gut detox (trying out the new probiotics on the market, or colonics, anyone?), decluttering the closet, donating things to Goodwill.  All excellent things to do as we harken […]

Music is a form of meditation. "Meditation:" by Evonne, used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

8 Benefits Of Meditation And 14 Ways To Get Your Meditative Groove On

“I’m simply saying that there is a way to be sane. I’m saying that you can  get rid of all this insanity created by the past in you. Just by being a simple  witness of your thought processes.  It is simply sitting silently, witnessing the thoughts, passing before you.  Just witnessing, not interfering not even […]

"Cliff meditation" Toshimasa Ishibashi, used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

6 Reasons Why I Resisted Meditation And Why It Liberates Me Now

“Quiet the mind, and the soul will speak.” ― Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati, The 11 Karmic Spaces: Choosing Freedom from the Patterns That Bind You Many of my patients have asked me about meditation.  Mostly, where to start, and why to even do it in the first place.  I’ll be exploring various aspects of meditation in future […]