Category Archives: Chinese Medicine

ACUPRESSURE FOR GARDNERS

Gardening brings the joy of connection to the earth and the rewards of nutritious vegetables and beautiful flowers.  It offers a meditative quality to our minds that teaches us patience and concentration as we sow our seeds, weed, amend the … Continue reading

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GARDENING AS MY SPIRITUAL PRACTICE

When I bought my home in 1998, my neighbors and friends were surprised and amused when the first service-person I hired was a gardener.  This house came with many fixer-upper needs to address termite damage, sewer backups, chimney cracks and … Continue reading

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SPRING IS IN THE AIR

Spring has arrived.  Time to shake off the stillness of winter.  Bring in the seeds of hopes and dreams that were incubating during the winter months and plant them in our gardens to grow.  It is our nature to grow … Continue reading

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WHAT WINTER HAS TO TEACH US IF WE CARE TO LISTEN

WINTER TEACHES CONNECTION TO OUR UNIQUE LIFE ESSENCE A TIME FOR REST, REFLECTION TO NURTURE OUR HOPES AND DREAMS Now in the darkest and coldest time of year, I have brought more warmth into my home in the form of … Continue reading

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SURVIVE OR THRIVE – IT’S UP TO YOU

“Survive or thrive” is a very hot topic these days.  Martha Stewart and Arianna Huffington were lead speakers at the QuickBook Connect conference in San Francisco giving advice to young small business owners seeking to make it big like them. … Continue reading

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ACUPRESSURE AND HEALING TOOLS FOR GRIEF

Loss is a fact of life.  It’s part of the journey from the time we are born until we take our last breath.  Loss comes in different forms from loss of job, relationships, financial security, mental health and death of … Continue reading

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THE 60’s THEN AND NOW

Graduation was in the air earlier this summer.  Seemed as though everyone was graduating – family members, neighbor kids, and even the dog next door got a graduation certificate.  It was electrifying to be around so much excitement and sense … Continue reading

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CAUSES OF DISEASES – TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE VIEWPOINT

In our Western culture when we seek medical care it is usually because of some physical issue that is bothering us. We describe our ailments to the doctor, perhaps run blood tests or x-rays and more times than not receive … Continue reading

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