7 Food Tips for Balance & Harmony

Feeding our bodies a well-balanced diet enables us to balance ourselves emotionally and creates harmony within our lives.Choosing foods high in nutrients will positively impact your body and emotional health. The food we eat affects our brain in positive and negative ways. It good to be aware of how food affects us personally and what … Continued

Setting Powerful Intentions for the New Year

Intenions we often have at new years This year: “I’m will lose 20 lbs.” “I will get out of debt.” “I am going to drink less.” “I’m going to quit smoking.” “I plan to travel more.” “I want to spend more time with my friends and family.” A new year is a milestone… A chance … Continued

8 Ways to Stay in Control of Your Health

When the body systems are working in harmony, the person experiences health. The foundation of Chinese Medicine is based on helping the body to achieve and maintain balance. The human body is nothing short of miraculous in its ability to mend itself, but it sometimes gets stuck and needs some assistance.  Although acupuncture and other … Continued

Family and Healthy Living this Holiday

Your Health and Family this Holiday It’s December, which means that the holiday season is here!  This can be such an exciting time of year, filled with parties, overindulging, celebrations, and family.  But for those without families, or whose families live far away, this time of year can bring feelings of anxiety, loneliness and isolation. … Continued

Cooking Thanksgiving Dinner as a Family

Thanksgiving brings thoughts of families being together and being thankful for our loved ones. Of course, this holiday is also known for a big feast to share! While we all have traditions that come out during the holidays, this year I recommend adding this one to your list. Get your family to spend more quality time … Continued

Communicating with Older Adults this Thanksgiving

Recommendations for communicating with older adults this Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is a time when many of us get together with family near and far to feast and enjoy each-others company. The majority of these festivities involve our older parents, aunts, uncles and grandparents. Aging can have a profound effect on communication and can create barriers between … 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