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The Many Faces Of Love: Valentine’s Day Isn’t Just For Romantic Love

“Only from the heart can you touch the sky.” ― Rumi Many think that Valentine’s Day is solely about romantic love. Not so! Others may think that Valentine’s Day is the special day to celebrate love. Actually, every day is an opportunity to practice, and be, love. When it comes down to it, love comes in […]

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How Overwork Can Tax Your Kidneys

First off, Happy Chinese New Year! I am heading off to New York City’s Chinatown soon, to partake in some delicious cuisine to bring in the New Year. What a treat it’s been to have so many chances at renewal with all of these New Year celebrations! Today’s blog post topic comes to us from […]

Taking The Reins: The Year Of The Wooden Horse 2014

Get ready for The Year of the Wood Horse! The Chinese New Year gallops in this Friday, January 31, 2014, and begins February 4, 2014. The element of Wood is associated with the color Green in Chinese Medicine. Also in Chinese Medicine, Wood is associated with the Liver. The Liver is considered the “general of […]

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Top 10 Ways Acupuncture And Reiki Can Benefit Your Wholistic Health In 2014

I hope your holidays thus far has been heart-warming and full of much-needed rejuvenation! For those of you have been feeling challenged and triggered by the holidays, I send you love that the heartbreak will soon pass (it always does), and that you will discover glimmers of strength, hope, and support during this time. As […]

Why You Are No Good For Others If You Don’t Take Care Of Yourself

Thank you for the wonderful feedback I received on my new Reiki video on my YouTube channel that I posted last week! I enjoy learning what works for you, and am gearing future videos to help you learn more about wellness modalities and techniques that serve your greatest good! I am always open to suggestions […]

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Why Listening To Your Heart Will Never Fail You

As we approach the holidays, we tend to move our energy outwards, being more concerned about gift lists, travel itineraries, and to-do’s, rather than check inwards with how we feel – about our connections to self, whether our actions are in line with our greatest good, and if we’re doing these things out of love […]

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Cold/Flu Buster: Garlic Honey Elixir Recipe

As we enter the thick of the Fall season, we start to celebrate Halloween (my favorite holiday!), Samhain, Day of the Dead, All Saints’ Day, and All Souls’ Day, to name a few.  We also honored Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (AOM) Day this past Thursday, October 24th, to build awareness on the benefits of this […]

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On Recognizing That You Are Already Whole

First of all, thank you so much for the post-surgery love!  I have the most wonderful readers and patients.  And, I must say, I often find that I learn so much from them on how to live life!  I have a few announcements at the end of this blog post, so please check them out […]

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When Healers Get Fibroids: Part II: My Recovery After Laparoscopic Myomectomy

Five months ago, I wrote about my discovery that I had uterine fibroids (also known as leiomyomas or myomas), in my post, “When Healers Get Fibroids (Or:  Honoring How We Birth Our Ideas Into The World)“.  At the time, it was a personal struggle for me as to whether or not to share my story, […]

Gathering The Energies Of Fall Series: Part III: The Spirit

Happy October, everyone!  It’s my favorite month, which has two wonderful events, AOM (Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine) Day on October 24th, and Halloween on October 31st.  I’m thinking of a great way to honor both days, so make sure to stay tuned on how to get involved!  I’m especially referring to October 24th, since I’ll […]