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"Wash away doubt" by _scartissue, used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

When You Doubt Your Impact In This World, Remember These 5 Things

“Everything is energy and that’s all there is to it. Match the frequency of the reality you want and you cannot help but get that reality. It can be no other way. This is not philosophy. This is physics.” – Albert Einstein When I first read this quote, earlier today, it was like the universe […]

"Carnival Restaurant, 1954" from Seattle Municipal Archives, used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

Manifesting 101: How To Place Your Order In The Cosmic Kitchen And Get Served!

Did you get enough of that SuperMoon we had yesterday?  On so many levels, we were strongly releasing.  I realize I’ve been mentioning strong releases often, as of late, but that’s because it’s been spanning for the past couple of weeks!  And this SuperMoon brought up all kinds of feelings, energies, emotions, all to enable […]

"Sometimes, a hug is all what we need" by Jesslee Cuizon, used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

Summer Lovin’: How Hugs And Kisses Raise Your Vibration And Activate Acupuncture Points

This Friday, June 21st, marks the Summer Solstice.  This week has started off with lots of rain and wind in New York City, barely giving me the feeling that Summer is around the corner, and culminating in involuntary personal hairdids that would give even Beyonce’s best teased wig a run for its money!  Oh, but […]

"13/365 ~ ¿Querrás tú rectificar las líneas de mis manos?" by Anais Gómez-C., used with permission under CC BY-ND 2.0. Source.

When Healers Get Fibroids (Or: Honoring How We Birth Our Ideas Into The World)

When I first began my practice, I had a difficult time promoting myself as a “healer”.  The reason being, I fully believe that everyone has the innate power within to heal themselves, of their toxic emotions, beliefs, thought patterns, and, many times, their physical manifestations of illness.  I just happen to have the knowledge to […]

"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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Welcome, Spring Equinox! Releasing Fear in Big Ways

“Don’t give in to your fears. If you do, you won’t be able to talk to your heart.” – Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist In the past two weeks alone, I’ve encountered many of my patients telling me of their stories centered around fear, release, and the obstacles that prevent them from liberating themselves from these fears.  Mind […]

Featured On Rappler!: “Margarita Alcantara: From Bamboo Girl to healer”

Last month, I was featured on Rappler, a social news network based in the Philippines, where stories inspire community engagement and digitally fuelled actions for social change.  The article Rina Angela Corpus wrote about me was entitled, “Margarita Alcantara: From Bamboo Girl to healer”.  I think she did a great job!  You may remember Rina’s name […]