Breathe to Relieve Stress

Flowers in glasses - Breathe to Relieve Stress

Stress is a modern epidemic that has become the root of many diseases in the body. The good news is that we can makes lifestyle changes to help our body become better equipped for dealing with stress. Stress isn’t going anywhere and resisting it isn’t helping either. Why not instead, help your body transform it from the inside out? Today, I’ll share a few different techniques for you to try, so you can find one that works for you.

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Self-care: Part 1

Flowers - Self-care: Part 1

I believe that healing occurs on a very deep level when we commit to taking care of ourselves on a daily basis. I recently started sharing self-care practices on Facebook that I use daily, weekly or monthly. They are relatively simple and easy to implement. This post is a compiled version of what I’ve posted so far. Enjoy!

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Stay Cool This Summer

Sunflower - Stay Cool This Summer

The summer sun is here to stay for the next few months. It’s no surprise that in Traditional Chinese Medicine summer is associated with the fire element. This very yang, active energy can serve us well to accomplish goals that we set earlier in the year and make positive changes in our lives. However, we have to be cautious of being scorched, literally by the sun, or figuratively by the heat of excessive activities.

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5 Tips to Stay Healthy this Winter

5 Tips to Stay Healthy this Winter

Being back in the clinic over the last few weeks, I have seen my fair share of people suffering from illnesses that we often associate with Winter: cough, common cold, fever, headache, chills, sore throat, etc. Illness happens and regardless of the time of year that it occurs in, it is not so much about x virus or y bacteria as it is how our body is able to respond to it.

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