"Flyin' Dutchman" by Ricky Marendy, used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

The Energy Of Addiction: Addressing The Beast

Addiction is usually a word connected to the overuse and abuse of recreational drugs, including alcohol. However, there are many types of addictions that go by words with less stigma: sex, overwork, food, sugar, to name a few. These addictions are just as powerful. Different types of addictions trigger different imbalances on Chinese Medicine levels, as […]

"Exhaustion" by Jessica Cross, used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

The Overachiever’s Serenity Prayer: Calming Your Inner Overlord(ess)

“Someone (maybe me) grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot accomplish,The grounding and energy to accomplish the things I can,And the wisdom to know what has to give.” – Jenna Freedman As New Yorkers, we are programmed, by osmosis of the city’s energy, to do more, be more, or to otherwise be […]

"Robin Williams, painted portrait _DDC1280" (cropped) by thierry ehrmann, used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

The Power Of Depression And The Illusion Of Loneliness: Rest In Peace, Robin Williams

Yesterday, Robin Williams committed suicide by asphyxiation. He was 63. He had been battling the demons of addiction and depression for many years, and so many of us have been affected by his passing. Particularly, because we remember him from our childhood TV shows and movies, and he put smiles on our faces. His passing has brought a […]

"RMI of my knee" by Dennis Yang, used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

How Acupuncture Helped Heal My ACL Knee Reconstruction

When I was in undergrad, I did many reckless things. Sometimes I ended up getting the wind knocked out of me, as a result. The Wipeout One day in point: I was skiing at Seven Springs, practicing my mogul-hopping, which I got pretty good at pretty quickly. There was a split second when I thought […]

5 Ways To Open Up Your Third Eye

In the majority of my blog posts, and in my private practice, I always emphasize heart-centered healing. So, why the article on opening up the third eye? Because the ultimate healing takes place when you combine the love from the Heart Chakra with the wisdom of the Third Eye Chakra! Also, because, with the wildness of the […]