Taking Action & Cultivating Vibrance In 2014

Taking Action & Cultivating Vibrance In 2014

    If you could change one thing about your life right now that would positively effect everything else, what would it be? One of the most beautiful aspects of my job is helping you do just that, and I’m looking for adventurous souls who want to create something electrifying in 2014! Chinese Medicine is […]

Why Nutrition is the Biggest Factor in Cultivating Vibrant Health

Why Nutrition is the Biggest Factor in Cultivating Vibrant Health

My Story : I grew up in Kansas, where big farming is king, and all of the women I knew were outstanding cooks.  My babysitter, a mother of 6, could always be found in her kitchen, whipping up something incredible.  I spent many an afternoon at her apron strings, watching her create masterpieces from a […]

Soup Au Pistou

Soup Au Pistou

Soup Au Pistou~A Fresh Vegetable Soup From Provence First of all, this soup rocks! It’s great for a crowd, but perfect as dinner for 1 or 2. It’s also a great light meal for a party, because it leaves room to have lots of other delicious things on the side. Plus…you can make extra and […]

How To Find An Awesome Acupuncturist

How To Find An Awesome Acupuncturist

After years of receiving many awkward phone calls full of questions such as “are you licensed?”, “where did you go to school?”, and “do you have experience treating back/neck/shoulder pain?”, I thought it would be helpful to share with you what questions really matter when searching for an acupuncturist. First, let me clear up why […]

5 Great Finds at Your Local Farmer’s Market

5 Great Finds at Your Local Farmer’s Market

This time of year, it always feels like your lucky day at the farmer’s market.  We are now at the height of  summer  fruit & vegetable production, so the markets are literally bursting with seasonal goodness. And while I promote supporting your local farmers all year long, I wanted to share with you 5 awesome […]

Having Enough Energy, and Why Starbucks is Not Your Friend

Having Enough Energy, and Why Starbucks is Not Your Friend

Do you have enough energy to get through the day without downing a bunch of caffeine, chocolate, sugar, or energy drinks in order to do so?  Healthcare & nutrition specialists often state that when you are eating the best diet for your personal constitution & lifestyle, you should have as much energy at the end […]

Chinese Medicine & Lyme’s Disease

Fighting Lyme disease is a difficult and seemingly relentless task.  4 years ago I was sitting in on a lecture with one of the most revolutionary Acupuncture teachers in the industry, and he started discussing Lyme disease.  To my surprise, the lecture lasted most of the morning!  At that time, I was not aware that […]

Post-Thanksgiving Recovery Meal: Okra Curry w/ Cauliflower, Spinach & Eggplant

Post-Thanksgiving Recovery Meal:                                                       Okra Curry w/ Cauliflower, Spinach & Eggplant

I love okra! I also really love Thanksgiving, but I just don’t think anyone doesn’t over-do it on this holiday. So, when I woke up this morning thinking about okra, I quickly remembered it’s ability to stimulate digestion–something we all need 2 days after Thanksgiving…

5 Ways To Know You Are Stressed, And What Acupuncture Can Do About It.

Stress is a common factor in over 80% of disease. Whether you are a college student, a new parent, or a CEO, there is always a learning curve when it comes to the additional stress that your career and life paths require. As you continue to take on more responsibility, there is typically a certain amount of exhilaration about the changes to come–perhaps that is why stress and tension sneak up so easily….