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Three Things I Learned in 2018

FLOW ...with the unexpected. The year began in snowy, icy South Carolina beach town. It was the first ...
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Real Food Reset: Mindful Eating and more

The last 5-day Real Food Reset Challenge of the year begins tomorrow! With each Reset, I offer tips ...
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6 Lessons learned in 15 years as a mother

Our kids just turned 15! The combination of preparing for their birthday and loading the Shutterfly app onto ...
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Strength: What Does It Cost?

It is not often that I look up from the dumbbells. It's even less often that I spend ...
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Following Fall: Learning to Let Go

I have been reluctant to write about fall this year. It felt like it was not going to ...
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Mid-Life Project: the coffee update

It's been two weeks since I changed my coffee habits, as in, I gave it up cold turkey. ...
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A Mid-Life Project: My Personal Journey

It's been knocking at my door, this mid-life thing. I turned 43 recently, and in so many ways, ...
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Overcoming Anxiety : A Mind-Body Strategy

Anxiety is a common, albeit an unpleasant feeling. It usually has to do with a feeling of negative ...
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Recipe: Easy Late Summer Gazpacho

We grew a lot of tomatoes this year. Actually, let me say that differently. My husband grew a ...
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Self Trust: How to Overcome Self Doubt

"I can't do it!" she yelled out loud. That was my daughter during a recent cross country race, somewhere ...
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Healthy Fudgy Brownie : just 4 ingredients

When it comes to my favorite dessert, it's a toss up between crisps and brownies.   Knowing my ...
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Acupuncture for Better Sleep

At the very foundation of a healthy life, we need good food, clean water, and quality sleep. You may ...
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Pausing Lesson: Root to Rise

My favorite meditation during Learning to Pause Retreat with Jillian Pransky was the Root to Rise meditation.   I ...
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Pausing Lesson: Most Important Relationship

The one lesson that Jillian Pransky reminded us over and over during our Learning to Pause Retreat at Kripalu was ...
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Pausing Lesson: We Are the Sky

I just finished a wonderful weekend workshop, Learning to Pause, at Kripalu. There's so much that I took ...
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RESET : the what and the how

Once in a while, we need to press the RESET button to get things working properly again. You ...
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Mindful Eating Workshop

  Where the mind goes, the energy flows. Often when we feel out of control in life, we ...
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Recipe: Kit’s Cookies

Just a couple of years ago, I was introduced to cookies made completely without flour, or refined sugar. ...
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Clean and Lean for Summer Reset

It's always a good idea to feed the body real, healthy, GOOD food. It's always a good idea ...
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Introduction to Tai Chi & Qi Gong

The human body was designed to move.  In all traditional cultures and healing arts, some form of movement ...
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Spring Detox: What is Kitchari?

The first time I learned of Kitchari was in 1999 when we first moved to California from Maine. ...
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Clean Eating Reset: Spring Detox

We are doing the Reset a little differently this time! My colleague and dear friend, Betty Brown, is ...
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Mindful Eating Column in Edible Columbus

I was pleased to contribute again to Edible Columbus, my favorite local magazine. This time, I get to ...
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Three C’s to accomplish any goal big or small

I believe in the art of simplicity: nothing in life should be overly complicated. After all, we all ...
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5 ways to tame the sweet tooth monster

I am the first to admit that I love sweet things. And I used to consume a lot ...
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Let’s go Sugar- Free to Help Feed the Hungry

Last year my dear colleague, Annabel Boys, and I hosted a no-sugar challenge we names The Sweet Charity ...
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What Is Your Intention in 2018?

Happy 2018!   I am writing this from snowy South Carolina.   We come here each winter to ...
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Clean Eating Reset: 7 Tips for Eating Real Food

The Pre-Holiday Reset is starting this Monday, November 13.   It's a mini - Reset, just for five ...
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Clean Eating Reset : Eat Clean and Stay Lean

Happy November and happy pre-holiday festivities!   Festivities and food go together, don't they?   Are you already ...
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Eating “Clean”: some facts from FOOD RULES

Food Rules is a little book written by journalist, Michael Pollan. It's a little book that could because ...
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Join my Free Fall Clean Eating Reset

It's been a couple of years since I started the very first Clean Eating Reset Challenge. That was when ...
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To Feel Better, We Must Change Our Thoughts

I have been obsessed with thought-work of late. It's fascinating to watch our own mind, and observe how ...
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The Importance of Planning Ahead of Time

If I told you that you have to get on a direct flight that will last 15.5 hours, ...
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Real food recipe: Arugula and Parsley Pesto

The garden is exploding right now, and I love it! We have lots of greens growing: kale, chard, ...
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The Hunger Project Sugar Challenge

Earlier this year, my friend and colleague Annabel Boys and I created the Sweet Charity Sugar Challenge. It ...
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Question From Patient: Will Acupuncture Work If I Don’t Believe In It?

In my 15 years of practice, I have answered many questions about acupuncture: How does it work? When ...
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The Power of Knowing Our Tendency: How it has changed how I do things.

It was a life-changing moment after I took the personality quiz created by Gretchen Rubin. For so long, ...
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Clean Eating Cooking Class: Kitchari recipe for digestion

Last weekend, my friend and colleague Betty Brown and I offered a Clean Eating Cooking class right here ...
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Spring time Eating According to TCM: A Cleansing Soup Recipe

I wrote an article for Edible Columbus recently about how Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) views Spring time, and ...
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Spring is a time of growth, rejuvenation and detoxification

As temperature rises outside, birds are singing louder, buds are emerging from the ground, and tiny leaves pop ...
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Inspirations from down under: two families in a foreign land

One of the most memorable experiences during our recent trip to Australia was not so much holding the ...
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Good Life Lessons from Australia : what the Aussies do to live a good life

Greetings from Queensland, Australia! When my husband asked if I wanted to come along with him on his ...
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Clean Eating Reset | January 2016 | Eat Food Not too Much Mostly Plants

We are doing it again! The Clean Eating Reset will start off the new year on January 1, ...
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Two Words that help me succeed: Part 3 of 3

Show up: the two words that I live by. In the first post, I talked about how showing ...
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Two Words that Help me succeed: Part 2 of 3

In the last post, I talked about the TWO WORDS that help me succeed, in everything. They are ...
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The Two Words That Help Me Succeed: Part 1 of 3

Recently, I was having a conversation with a friend who asked me simply:  "What do you do?". What ...
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Clean Eating Reset

It's that time again - a week to reset and recharge by eating clean foods. What does that ...
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Hypnosis and weight loss

Have you been on some kind of diet, a detox or a cleanse, and when you are not ...
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3 Rules Acupuncturists Live by

    I want to let you all in on acupuncturists' secrets to staying healthy. Mind you, we ...
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Morning Routine to combat the overwhelm

I used to be a snoozer - you know, someone who presses the snooze button on the alarm ...
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Debunking Hypnosis Myths

Even more than acupuncture, when you hear about hypnosis, you cringe a little, right? Maybe even a lot. ...
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What is Hypnotherapy?

After practicing acupuncture and Chinese Medicine for over 10 years, I know its benefits and limitations pretty well. ...
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Why we should do yoga everyday

  After hosting the second Yoga-Acupuncture Workshop at the Bexley Public Library last weekend with Jenna Long, I ...
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Clean Eating Challenge – April 2015

It's Spring! It's time for Spring-cleaning, inside and out. I am hosting the 4th Bexley Acupuncture Clean Eating Challenge ...
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Desert living = drinking more water

I just got back from a wonderful week in Death Valley National Park: the Hottest, Driest, Lowest place ...
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When a healer needs healing

I don't get sick often, thankfully, but when I do, I fight it until I lose. Today is ...
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Chinese Medicine Demystified

  There is a wonderful series of posts about Chinese Medicine written by Chris Kresser, a sort of ...
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Should you give acupuncture a try? Real facts, real benefits.

When I lived in California, being an acupuncturist was not a conversation starter (there are over 10,000 acupuncturists ...
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Reflexology and Acupuncture: the perfect healing combination

Reflexology is an integral part of my practice at Bexley Acupuncture. I was trained in reflexology before going ...
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Stress: How it can harm the body, and how acupuncture can help

Acupuncture benefits The word ‘stress’ as we know it today did not exist before 1936 when Hungarian scientist, ...
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Clean-Eating-Challenge Part I: What, Why and When

This coming week, I will be doing a three day pre-Clean Eating Challenge trial to prepare for the ...
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Clean Eating Challenge: Part II, report after pre-challenge trial

I spent three days without refined sugar, and ate very simply. And I loved it. There were challenging ...
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Clean Eating Challenge Part III: The Challenge

Happy almost July! Are you ready for a week of Clean-Eating-Challenge at the end of July? 7 words ...
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Top 10 reasons people get acupuncture

I have been doing acupuncture and Chinese Medicine for a while now (since 2002), and I am privileged ...
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Top Ten surprises acupuncture could help you

As promised, here is the top ten list of (lesser known) health conditions that acupuncture could benefit you, ...
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Simplify in September : Less is more

On the ferry to Beaver Island a few weeks ago, while trying to distract myself from possible seasickness, I asked ...
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Yin Yang: the foundation of life

Dawn – Yang within Yin The first lesson I learned in Acupuncture school was that of Yin-Yang (pronounced Yaang, similar to song). ...
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Autumn in Chinese Medicine: A Time to Let Go

Now that we are deep into October, the middle month of this fall season, I wanted to introduce ...
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Lessons from Clean Eating Challenge II

The pre-Thanksgiving Clean Eating Challenge week wrapped up just before we all enjoyed some much needed down time with family, ...
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