Health and Wellness

Acupuncture isn’t just for treating specific conditions – it’s also a powerful tool for maintaining overall health and wellness. Here, we’ll explore the role of acupuncture in preventative care, stress management, and improving overall well-being. I also discuss benefits and applications of acupuncture for many specific conditions. Additionally, there are many articles for you to achieve optimum health with diet, exercise, and meditation.

Acne Healing Foods

You may have heard the saying “you are what you eat”. The phrase holds considerable weight when discussing acne.  The …

Living in the Now

During the pandemic it is so easy to dream about the future.  When will life get back to normal? When …

Mindfulness Meditation Resources

Mindfulness meditation has gained attention to reduce stress, calm the mind and emotions, and in many cases can help relieve …

The Healing Power of Light Therapy

Light is an amazing thing and holds strong healing powers. Light therapy uses specific wavelengths of light that can help …

Why I love Kefir

Kefir in the jar ready to be strained I’ve been a fermentation enthusiast for years.  You name it I’ve pickled …

Herbal Smoothie

There are many reasons to love smoothies; they’re delicious, healthy, and portable! A well-made smoothie can provide you with a …

QiGong Exercises for Back Pain

I have been practicing tai ji and qi gong for over 20 years. These practices have been a huge part …

Chinese Medicine Antioxidants

Traditional Chinese Medicine has a long history of promoting longevity and anti-aging therapies. Recently, research shows that Chinese medicine therapies …

What is Qi?

The idea of qi has both mystical and practical aspects.  In Chinese philosophy, qi (pronounced “chee,” and is sometimes spelled …

Yin and Yang Symbol

Balance as Health: Yin and Yang

One of my secret indulgences is watching food television programs. In a recent international baking competition, the American team created …

Living with Bacteria

Lactic Acid Bacteria helps to ferment yogurt and vegetable ferments Bacteria are everywhere. In the soil, on our skin, in …

Eat and Cook Your Vegetables

Nobody debates that a healthy diet includes a lot of vegetables. But how to eat them is another story. Chinese …