The Truest Gift: Cultivating Wellness During the Holiday Season

The holiday season should be a time of peace and joy, but for some, the many stressors and commitments of the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day often make this time of year seem like a chore rather than something to be enjoyed. Give yourself the gift ...

Chinese Medical and Sports Medicine Massage

Since ancient times, Chinese medical practitioners have understood that energy, or “qi” (pronounced “chee”), in the body must constantly flow in order to relieve stress and prevent diseases. One of the types of Chinese medical massage used to promote healing qi ...

Foods, Herbs & Nutrients for the Prevention of BRCA Mutation Cancers

There has been a lot of recent publicity on certain celebrities with a BReast CAncer susceptibility gene mutation, also known as BRCA. But most people are unaware of how this gene can make us more susceptible to cancer and how certain diets and nutrients ...

Wood, Leaf, Bark and Root: Chinese Herbal Medicine

Our interconnectivity with trees and plants is intimate and vast. We build many of our homes with boards from trees. We create our furniture, tools, sculptures and other household implements from trees. All our food is from plants directly, or indirectly by ...

Acupuncture Today

Though there remains some skepticism among patients and medical providers as to the true benefit and actual effects of acupuncture, it is starting to be recognized as an effective treatment for a variety of ailments. Research shows that acupuncture can reduce ...