An Oriental Medicine View on FALL

Summer is over, kids have settled into a school routine, leaves are changing colors and starting to fall, and Halloween is just around the corner. The earth has shifted from summer (its most yang cycle), and has begun its yin cycle (autumn), where the days are becoming shorter and cooler. In contrast to the hottest, … Continued

GRIEF, A Nurse’s Personal Reflection

  GRIEF, A Nurse’s Personal Reflection – by Susan Cottington RN BS   As fall approaches, I am reminded once again of my own personal experience with grief and healing. For me, fall has become a time to reflect inward, reevaluate, redefine myself and continue my journey towards personal growth.   I didn’t always look … Continued

Ocean Sound Breathing Meditation

Ujjayi breathing is a breathing technique often used in meditation.  Because of the way the breath sounds as you inhale and exhale, it is commonly known as ocean sound breathing meditation.  This technique is both calming and balancing, and can make you feel more energized!  It’s a great way to reduce your stress levels. Ocean … Continued

TEN THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT ACUPUNCTURE

Although acupuncture has become one of the most frequently used types of alternative medicine, there still tends to be a lot of misunderstanding and questions surrounding it.   Here are: TEN THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT ACUPUNCTURE  that will help to demystify this ancient system of medicine.   Acupuncture is actually just one branch of Oriental Medicine, … Continued