~~~~~ Different bodies come in different shapes and sizes. You can be heavy and healthy. You can be skinny and unhealthy. It all depends. What’s important is that you feel good inside your skin and that you have strategies for dealing with unwanted weight or body composition. Easy to say, though, isn’t it? If you … Continue reading Acupuncture For Weight Loss: Holistic Ways To Look Great And Feel Even Better
~~~~~ Scars are a natural expression of the healing process. Injuries that produce them develop in three steps at wound site: inflammation, then proliferation, and then remodeling. Sometimes this works out nicely and other times, depending on circumstances, the scar can be debilitating or genuinely unsightly. What, then, to do about your scar tissue? I … Continue reading Scar Removal, Part II: Two Reasons To Remove Your Scar And Two Good Reasons To Keep It
~~~~~ One of the greatest joys of being an acupuncturist is seeing a patient float out of the treatment room in a blissful haze. The person came into the appointment stressed or tired or suffering from body aches. Maybe they had allergies or digestive complaints. Something was not going well, but they showed up, spoke … Continue reading It’s Like Magic: Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine, & Your Health Journey
~~~~~ We can be our own worst enemy, can’t we? The messages we tell ourselves about our bodies, our lives, and our selves can be brutal. Before I go any further with the question of weight loss, let me just start by saying you are enough. Good enough, right-sized enough, just fine the way you … Continue reading Overweight, Out of Shape, Dissatisfied With Your Body: How to Make Meaningful and Lasting Change (Starting With Mindset)
~~~~~ Do you know where winter went? I don’t! Suddenly, it’s spring and before we know it, summer will be upon us. I don’t know about you, but winter (such as is it here in Texas) leaves me a little bit heavier and this year’s season was spent sitting on my butt, studying for board … Continue reading Weight Loss: How to Spring Clean Your Habits in Preparation for Summer
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?