Top 5 Ways To Nourish Your Spleen In Chinese Medicine

In Chinese Medicine, the Spleen is responsible for the transformation of the food we eat, and transporting the nutrients to the rest of the body. This is an important function, because the Spleen is the source of the formation of Qi and Blood. And, considering that Qi travels with Blood, and Blood is needed to nourish all systems […]

The Gift Of Levity And Love During Times Of Trauma

The happy notes on the piano echoed strangely throughout the church. Each note rang strongly, quickly, and lightly. It was the last song my little sister had been practicing as part of her Suzuki piano method before she’d passed, many years ago. And, her piano teacher was playing it at her funeral to honor her. At first, people were uneasy […]

VIDEO: My Quick And Dirty Secret To Reducing Stress And Panic

Stress. Such a tiny word, for such a gigantic response within the body! It is no secret that heightened stress accounts for symptoms leading to more missed days at work, physical pain in the body, digestive disorders, breathing issues, skin breakouts, temporary hair loss, and even panic attacks, to name a few. Stress is an […]

3 Easy And Nourishing Slow Cooker Recipes That Heal (Gluten-Free And Dairy-Free)

I have always been a crafty gal at heart. So, when I had the chance to buy the heavy, old-school Corningware Crockpot for $19 from a young woman who was moving out of her Manhattan apartment 10 years ago, I jumped at the chance to get my crockpot-ery on! I envisioned creating many stews and culinary masterpieces in […]