Archive for ‘August, 2017’

Weight Loss or Mind-Body Wellness: Which is Better For You? (Thoughts From a Holistic Health Coach)

It’s not an either-or when it comes to health and wellness. Some days, it’s going to be vegetables and virtue. Other days, excellent chocolate. Or tacos. Or all of the above. Right?

What matters is your mindset and self-knowledge. What you do when things get busy or nuts. How you speak to yourself and in what ways do you care for yourself. Are you able to shift strategies on an as-needed basis? What is the basis for your plan?

Questions, questions…it’s always good to challenged received wisdom, isn’t it? Bottom line: health and beauty come in all shapes and sizes. If you’re not where you want to be, well…read this essay and see what you think.

Acupuncturist Credentials: I Just Passed my Biomedicine Board Exam and Why it Matters for You

People who know me from this blog or via my other social media platforms probably already know this but…August and early September is board exam season for me.  I’ve been practicing traditional Chinese bodywork and providing mind-body health and wellness coaching for the past couple years but my program was designed to have me end up as a licensed acupuncturist.  That involves a four and a half year program of study that includes quite a bit of clinical internship and board exams.  Yesterday, I sat for and passed my Evil Western Biomedicine board exam and this is important–for you, and for anyone who goes to see a licensed acupuncturist.

Why is this?