Beautiful Skin the Ancient Chinese Way: Tui Na and Cups, Pearls and Jade

~~~ There are many ways to diminish wrinkles and rough spots, to achieve beautiful, glowing skin, and to acquire a more sculpted jawline.  Are you ready to give Chinese therapeutics a try?  The foundation of Chinese beauty treatment is that the skin on the outside is a reflection of the health of the inside.  Often, … Continue reading Beautiful Skin the Ancient Chinese Way: Tui Na and Cups, Pearls and Jade

Holistic Health Coach: What To Expect When You Are Ready For Change (Part I)

~~~~~ 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)

Holiday Stress and Staying Sane: Tactics, Strategy, Sass, and Flair

~~~~~ Does the holiday season start for you at Halloween or at Thanksgiving? (Or even later, like on December 20th, and only with great reluctance?)  And what, for that matter, does the holiday season mean for you? For me, holiday season starts at more or less at Halloween because I love the Mexican holiday traditions … Continue reading Holiday Stress and Staying Sane: Tactics, Strategy, Sass, and Flair

Two Hearts Wellness @Alamo Drafthouse: Hell or High Water (A True Romance)

~~~~~ Today I saw the movie Hell or High Water for the second time.  When I left the theater, the server–I think his name was Drew–said, “We’ll see you soon I’m sure” and I smiled and said, “Yes, you will.” Have you seen the movie Hell or High Water yet?  For whatever reason, Alamo Drafthouse … Continue reading Two Hearts Wellness @Alamo Drafthouse: Hell or High Water (A True Romance)

Two Hearts Wellness on Facebook: Seeing Flowers, Letting Go

  ~~~~~ I’m a latecomer to Facebook and I had a pretty standard routine on my personal page once I started. Cute pictures of baby bats, Italian fashion and/or things that are just a little dark and edgy, clothes-wise, plus of course social justice commentary were my three primary post subjects if I think back. … Continue reading Two Hearts Wellness on Facebook: Seeing Flowers, Letting Go

Hill Country Ride for AIDS 2016: Dolly Parton and The Iron Thumb of Doom

~~~~~ The 2016 Hill Country Ride for AIDS took place April 30th this year.  This was my first time participating in this event and no, I did not ride. Instead, my dear friend, Jacob Cain McRae, and I volunteered our services as Asian bodywork therapists.  We spent a fantastic day providing Chinese tui na-style restorative … Continue reading Hill Country Ride for AIDS 2016: Dolly Parton and The Iron Thumb of Doom