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Digestion goes far beyond what you put in your mouth. For example, have you ever noticed how much harder it is to take in food when you're surrounded by clutter and noise? Or how about when you're in a bad mood? According to Chinese medicine, your thoughts, emotions, words, and environment all get digested—right along with your soup n' sandwich. Unfortunately, not everything is as easy to swallow... We may not be able to make stress and worries magically go away, but there are ... Read More

Rooted Joy

Not to be a party pooper, but I think enthusiasm is overrated. Don't get me wrong. I'm all for genuine joy and elation. But there's also this other kind of enthusiasm that we paint on our faces when we want folks to like us or we think we're being polite. You know, like when you run into someone you haven't seen in a while at the grocery store. You may feel distracted and tired after a long day, but you still muster up ... Read More

Three ways to boost your Blood (and why it’s so important)

The other day, I hit a wall. I was laying on the couch, surrounded by papers and dirty lunch dishes, trying to organize my to-do list. I was so tired I couldn't think straight, and everything felt much more overwhelming than it ... Read more »

Extra Strength Grounding

If you're feeling frazzled or scattered these days, it's totally understandable. The events of the past week (on top of the last year) are enough to throw anyone for a loop. This calls for some extra strength grounding. In this video, I'll show ... Read more »

A Light in the Dark

How's your pilot light? No, not that kind... I'm referring to the eternal flame, deep in your lower belly. That proverbial light is an aspect of the Water Element in Chinese medicine, and it relates to your strength and your will to ... Read more »

Fall into Winter

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Calm your Nerves with this SIMPLE Qi Gong Exercise

Sometimes less is more, especially when you’re anxious or overwhelmed. That’s why I’d like to show you this SIMPLE calming, grounding Qi Gong exercise, which I learned from my dear friend and Chinese medicine teacher, Boonchai. If you’re feeling anxious or unsettled for ... Read more »

Protecting Yourself from COVID-19 with Chinese Medicine [VIDEO]

In this video, I try my darndest to break down Traditional Chinese medicine's view on the coronavirus (COVID-19) into plain n' simple terms. I also shared three things you can do to protect yourself from COVID-19  (and other seasonal "bugs") that ... Read more »

When things don’t go as planned…

Sooner or later, an appointment will be forgotten. Dishes will stack. Good food will go bad. It happens to all of us—especially when we've got a lot on our plates. The more we add, the harder it is to manage, and inevitably, ... Read more »

Unlovable Blues Radio

It all starts with a casual remark. Something like, "I could never look good in yoga pants," "My arms are too flabby," or "My hair is so dull and boring." Maybe your friend chimes in, "Well, my butt is too big, and my ... Read more »
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