Easy Make At Home Meals

You say that you don’t like to cook? You don’t know how? You don’t have time? These are all common responses when I suggest to someone that they cut back on the amazing array of prepared foods available at Trader …  Continue reading »

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New Electronic Health Records In The Office!

I’m excited to finally implement Electronic Health Records (EHR) in the office. This is an excellent way to protect your health privacy, to give me access to your chart at any time (for example if you have an urgent question …  Continue reading »

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Mother’s Day Inspiration: How Do You Nurture Yourself?

I hope that you enjoyed your Mother’s Day weekend. Mother’s Day can be a time to contemplate our gratitude to mothers and mother figures; it could also a time to give gratitude to those who embody the mother archetype through …  Continue reading »

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What Your Face Says About Your Personality / Love Your Wrinkles

If we have worked together or if you have followed my newsletters and blogs you’ve heard me mention the Five Elements (Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water). The Five Elements are an aspect of Chinese Medicine that allow us to differentiate …  Continue reading »

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Thanksgiving Digestive Support

I have already attended two Thanksgiving dinners if you can believe it. There was so much food to select from and of course, a large selection of dessert. I can’t deny having felt a bit overfull after dinner. If you …  Continue reading »

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Tasty Sweet and Salty Snack Alternatives – Zoom Balls and Kale Chips

A fellow colleague reminded me that zoom balls are a low sugar way to satisfy my chocolate fix. What are these zoom balls you ask? They are a home-made candy substitute full of tonifying, adaptogenic herbs that add more than …  Continue reading »

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You Spent 10-Days doing What? Reflections Post Meditation Retreat

Remember when you were young and you were an “okay” field hockey player or saxophonist so you went to field hockey camp or band camp? The 10-day silent meditation retreat is like band camp for people who are into meditation. You eat, sleep, breathe and dream meditation without distraction so that you get focused.  Continue reading »

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Self Care For Focus and ADHD

Whether you have an ADHD diagnosis, or you just have a lot on your plate and feel overwhelmed, there are additional things that you can do ON YOUR OWN to further enhance focus and reduce stress.  Continue reading »

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Intention and Improvisation in Qigong

I have been studying qigong with various degrees of dedication and intensity over the past 7 years. While I love beautifully choreographed forms such as Wild Goose Qigong, I am excited by simple, basic exercises that can be easily done …  Continue reading »

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The Power of Habit Book Review

This week we covered The Power of Habit at Health and Wellness Book Club. I highly recommend the book and want to share some of the highlights: –       Habits are an evolutionary advantage. Soldiers and first responders rely on habits for …  Continue reading »

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