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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 »

Skin and Bones

That's me in the red shirt with my mom and step-dad in Florida in 1996. I was 22 years old and weighed 72 lbs. We flew there to see a doctor—as a last-ditch effort to save my life. It all started four years ... Read more »

Good Enough

My father was a craftsman in every sense of the word. Whether he was restoring a Victorian home or building an outhouse in the Maine woods, he always did everything "just right."  His corners were square, he never missed a detail, and ... Read more »

The Hidden Beauty of Grief

Little A loved waving hello. Her chubby little arm would shoot out with fingers outstretched whenever she'd see us. Even our dog Zola would get an enthusiastic wave whenever they'd cross paths. Waving goodbye, on the other hand, was a different ... Read more »

How to Choose Food That’s Right for You

Ever hear this nutrition advice? "Avoid carbs!" "Eat whole grains!" "Go vegan!" "Eat meat!" "Trim that fat!" "Eat more fat!" "Cook your food" "Go Raw!" It's no wonder these polarized opinions create such confusion, anxiety, and overwhelm. Don't get me wrong, there are some ... Read more »
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Get fast digestive relief with these 3 acupressure points.YES PLEASE!
Get fast digestive relief with these 3 acupressure points.YES PLEASE!
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