~~~~~ Are you too busy to cook? Or maybe you haven’t a lot of experience in the kitchen so you don’t cook much and/or you’re not able to create an enticing variety of culinary magic when you are in the heart of your home, e.g.; the kitchen. Or maybe you love to cook and you … Continue reading Mindful Cooking For Better Eating (Thoughts On My Rong Ai Knife)
~~~~~ 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
~~~~~ Have you ever heard of moxibustion, or have you heard of it but never tried it? By now, I’ve used it so much in the treatment room and on myself, too, that this Chinese herbal therapy is familiar and comforting and trusted. It’s like a plate of pasta or a warm bath with epsom salt … Continue reading Healthy, Warm, and Happy: What is Moxibustion and Why You Should Experience the Wonder of This Ancient Chinese Treatment
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?
~~~~~ Take the story of your life–the outline that you were given at birth, the narrative that has been embellished over the years, the tales you tell yourself–and ask yourself what is working and what could be changed. What new details would you like to add? In what way does health and wellness factor into … Continue reading Holistic Health Coach: What To Expect When You Are Ready For Change (Part I)
~~~~~ As you probably already know by now, I am a holistic wellness health coach and an Asian bodywork therapist (traditional Chinese-style, which includes tui na to cupping, moxa, gua sha, and ear seeds). I’m also a practicing Chinese medicine intern on the home stretch towards graduation. Then I’ll be a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist … Continue reading How’s Your Digestion? Two Hearts Wellness Gives You The Straight Poop on … Well, You Know