What do you think about gut bacteria and the microbiome that lives inside your insides? Do you view gut health in terms of function and form? In other words: proper function (things working well in your midsection) leads to a desirable form (goal weight)? A lot of people do. And everyone knows what weak digestion … Continue reading Gut & Digestive Health: Three Reasons Why It Matters & How Chinese Medicine Can Improve Yours
~~~~~ While it may be common for psychotherapists to undergo therapy themselves, my question after reading a recent article on therapist burnout (“Demand for Counseling Soared […] “) is whether or not acupuncture and other modalities of Chinese medicine are on the radar for these hard-working professionals. I have had several therapist patients, as I … Continue reading Holistic Health: Some Thoughts For Therapists Regarding Self Care
~~~~~ If you’ve never tried acupuncture (or even if you have and had a great experience), did you know that there are ways to make the most of your treatment? Holistic healthcare plans are generally not passive constructs; if you take a bit of initiative too, then your results will be that much more tangible … Continue reading Holistic Healthcare: What To Do To Get The Most Out Of Your Acupuncture Treatment
~~~~~ Conventional thinking holds that when a person is ready to become healthy and make big changes for the new year (or for swimsuit season, or in preparation for an event), the go-to guide would be a personal trainer and the place to make the change would be at the gym. Now, though, options for … Continue reading What a Health Coach Can Do For You That Dr. Google Cannot: Are You Ready for a Vibrant New Year?
~~~~~ 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
~~~~~ My book corner exists for several reasons. Probably the most basic reason is that I am an obsessive, voracious reader and I love to share my discoveries with others. The most recent additions to this treasure trove are Southwest Flavor: Adela Amador’s Tales From the Kitchen. Recipes and Stories From New Mexico Magazine; We … Continue reading Delicious: Three New Entries in my Book Corner