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Free Workshop – Coping with Cancer: Self-care for Stress and Anxiety

FREE WORKSHOP!   Tuesday May 28, 2019. 6:30 to 8:30 pm.  This workshop will focus on skills for managing stress and anxiety. We’ll explore the Traditional Chinese Medicine view how our stress connects with physical symptoms, especially cancer. We’ll learn...

Acupressure helps with depression, anxiety, pain, sleep and fatigue in breast cancer survivors

The acupressure point combination described below was originally designed for breast cancer survivors with anxiety, depression, fatigue, pain and sleep problems, but may help other people with similar problems. First I’ll talk about the research study. Skip down...

Emotions and Your Body: A (mostly) Traditional Chinese Medicine view

What, if anything, do our emotions have to do with our physical health?  In recent years, Western medical researchers have increasingly acknowledged the links between emotions and physical symptoms. Since I first studied cognitive neuroscience, the neurobiology...

Happy & Productive: Getting Things Done, including Self-Care

How do you stay relaxed and productive at the same time? How does your to-do list get checked off, without your body and mind getting crossed off? In wellness workshops and in the acupuncture clinic, addressing stress and anxiety is unavoidable. Chinese medicine has a...

5 Food Tips for Stress and Anxiety

1) It’s not just WHAT we eat, but HOW.  Many of us rush around trying to meet obligations and deadlines, and a strict diet can definitely become one more stressor, one more thing to be hard on ourselves for. Step One can be just scheduling in enough time to sit...