Monthly Archives: October 2015

GrAttitude: The Healing Benefits of Giving Thanks

Gratitude is such a powerful emotion. It brings a smile to our faces and deeply nourishes the soul. Even if it doesn’t always feel like it, there is so much to be grateful for – from little conveniences or compliments … Continue reading

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Nip that Cold in the Bud: Herbal Respiratory Tea

Although this late summer continues to bring warm weather, the cold & flu season is on our heels. It’s hard to imagine that sniffles and coughs find their way into our lives even when the sun is shining and it’s … Continue reading

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Put a Little Pep in Your Step: Ethiopian Style Chickpea Stew

Chinese medicine considers the importance of all of our senses when establishing harmony in the body. The fall season is an expression of the metal element and the tastes associated are spice and pungency. These types of foods are wonderful … Continue reading

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Harvesting Qi: Stretch Your Way to Good Lung & Colon Health!

We know this may be a little bit of a stretch (ba-dum-ch!) but movement is absolutely crucial to keeping a smooth current of qi circulating through the body. This time of year we feel energy contracting or drawing inward and … Continue reading

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