Fall is upon us. During nature’s transitional period, feeling a certain pull within our lives to change is common as well. September’s delayed sunrises and advanced sunsets can spark a sense of urgency, a reminder that time is passing whether or not we’re on board. Why not seize that invitation? What is that thing you’ve… Read more »
I’m so sorry, really. I just got stuck (in traffic, with the kids, with a call… Fill in your own mostly real excuse). Sound all too familiar? Do you have a friend or family member who can’t seem to show up at the appointed place at the confirmed time—or perhaps is it YOU who’s frequently… Read more »
Hmm, how to get more of those missing omega-3s into the diet? Pair a lovely grilled salmon or mackerel with this fresh, pleasing salad, and you get not only healthy fats but a helping of fiber and vitamins, too. I like to take full advantage of summer strawberries by eating them raw and adding them… Read more »
“Saturated,” “medium-chain fatty acid,” “healthy versus unhealthy”—the list of terms attached to the fats in our food is extensive. So is the discussion. You might see a new report showing that a certain type of fat is good for you, followed closely by a different report insisting that same fat is dangerous. Confusing! It’s not… Read more »
Ready to discover keys to your unique personality—what makes you tick? Hold on to your hat, because the surprise comes from Traditional Chinese Medicine, which is 5,000 years old. Having worked as a licensed, nationally board-certified acupuncturist for the last 20 years, I thoroughly enjoy incorporating time-tested, respected principles of Chinese Medicine into my daily… Read more »
Think vegetables are “boring”? Maybe you just haven’t seen one at its versatile best lately. Here’s a delightfully fun twist on fresh summer veggies that’s sure to please both your senses and your body’s needs.
Eating to nourish and support your skin—your body’s largest organ—doesn’t have to be complicated. Enjoy this simple, refreshing twist on your next kale salad and get your glow on!
It’s summer and you know what that means. I hope you have plans to dig in and enjoy some adventures in the out-of-doors during this inviting season! Exposure to sun and wind, though, can be rough on the skin—and that’s no joke. The skin is your body’s largest organ, acting as a physical barrier between… Read more »
It used to be the norm at social events that as soon as another guest discovered I was involved in Chinese Medicine, and specifically acupuncture, he or she would gasp in surprise and say something like, “What’s a nice girl like you doing in a profession like that?” Hmmm…clearly not a crowd-pleaser job in those… Read more »