Acupuncture Articles

Why Doesn’t Acupuncture Hurt?

Posted: April 2, 2019

Needles can be scary. For some people, the mere idea of a needle conjures up memories of childhood vaccination trauma – or even a painful sewing mishap. In this video, Lynn explains how acupuncture needles work painlessly. Gain without Pain

Grounding for Anxiety

Posted: April 2, 2019

Lynn shares the acupuncture point Kidney 1, known as Bubbling Spring, and a simple exercise you can try yourself to calm anxiety.

How Many Treatments Do I Need?

Posted: April 2, 2019

Lynn addresses the questions related to frequency of treatment

Acupuncture for Emotional & Mental Ease

Posted: April 2, 2019

Anxiety, depression, grief and loss. Acupuncture can be very helpful in the treatment of mental and emotional symptoms.

Acupuncture Connects Us to Our Heart

Posted: July 20, 2018

My first acupuncturist taught me that the heart only says "yes." In his book on the ancient cosmology and theory of the five elements and acupuncture, Nourishing Destiny, Lonny Jarrett explores the rich meaning of points like "Spirit Seal," "Spirit Storehouse," & "Spirit Burial Ground." I met Lonny in a workshop I took while deciding…

Why I Use Acupuncture

Posted: June 2, 2018

I went to Kansas City last week to receive acupuncture.  Why would I go all the way to KC for acupuncture?  Why not treat myself ?  And why did I need acupuncture, anyway?  It wasn’t a symptom that motivated me to schedule time with my acupuncturist.  It was simply a knowing that it was “time.” …

Tips for Strengthening Libido

Posted: May 25, 2018

Tips for strengthening libido A sudden drop in libido can cause anyone anxiety and worry.  However, this is quite common and there are things you can do about it.  If you have talked with your gynecologist or urologist and do not have a diagnosed condition that could be causing this sudden change, these tips might…

Why I Decided to Study Acupuncture

Posted: May 8, 2018

While attending an annual meeting of the Acupuncture Association of Missouri (AAM) in Kansas City, visiting and discussing with colleagues from around the state, I was reminded of my days in acupuncture school. At that time, the school was located halfway between Washington, DC and Baltimore. Treating inmates in the Baltimore jail was an essential…

Go Outdoors! Nature As Your Doctor

Posted: April 26, 2018

There are a variety of skills and resources we can use in removing blocks to creativity. Spending time in nature is one of them.  Nature is obviously inspiring in its great beauty.  It is also essential for us to have access to fresh air and experience a connection to the natural environment that we easily…

Ghee Recipe

Posted: December 15, 2017

Preparation time: About 20 minutes (depending on range top and cooking pot) What you need: 1lb of unsalted organic butter, heavy medium-sized pot, fine tea strainer OR cheesecloth and any strainer, 2 cup glass jar with a tight lid. Directions: Place butter in a heavy, medium sized pot on the smallest burner of range-top. Turn on the…

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