6 Common Exercise Myths Debunked (And What to Do Instead)

6 Common Exercise Myths Debunked (And What to Do Instead)

Most of us know that regular exercise can have a positive impact on just about every aspect of our health.  But there’s also a lot of bad information out there which can push us in the wrong direction when it comes to our health.   Here are some of the most common...
Choosing Wisely, Balancing Your Health and Your Joy.

Choosing Wisely, Balancing Your Health and Your Joy.

A basic tenet of Chinese Medicine is “Everything in moderation including moderation.”  Extremes of any variety can be unhealthy.  We see this with the rise of afflictions such as Orthorexia, a condition where people get so fixated on specific, “healthy” food choices...
Qi 101: The basics behind our vital energy

Qi 101: The basics behind our vital energy

As an Acupuncturist, I work with Qi (pronounced “chee”).  Many health conditions are related to Qi pathologies like a deficiency, excess and stagnation.  I imagine all this sounds like jargon to most people.  So let’s break it down: What is Qi? Qi is...
5 simple ways to ease seasonal headaches

5 simple ways to ease seasonal headaches

This time of year can be particularly frustrating for people prone to headaches.  We are in this period of transition—is it Winter or is it Spring?  There’s a bit of a yo-yo back and forth with the weather, temperatures and barometric pressure.  As Spring...