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Summer-Increase Your Joy!

Posted: May 6, 2018

Greetings, While summer begins the first week of May on the Chinese calendar, for me, summer in Columbia, Missouri begins after the second weekend in May when the University closes the spring semester. I love this time of year when the vibe of downtown lightens up, along with the traffic in the parking garages and…

Spring Forward

Posted: March 22, 2018

Greetings, Neck, shoulder and hip pain and stiffness are common signs of the bumpy transition from winter to spring.  Chair stretches, demonstrated below, can help!  Has daylight savings time messed with your sleep?  Learn how acupuncture can improve your sleep.  Enjoy this "apricot moon" - the name for the current lunar cycle that we are…

Chinese New Year

Posted: January 27, 2018

Greetings, It is a great time to get acupuncture if you are having difficulty with the cold weather.  When I began receiving acupuncture treatment years ago, one of the first things I noticed was that my feet stopped being cold! Read below for information about the coming Year of the Earth Dog, ways to use…

Winter Stillness- Water Element

Posted: December 20, 2017

Greetings, The joys of the holiday season are tempered for many by the stresses it also may bring. The drop in temperature and sunlight, combined with an increase in family obligations can make the holiday season a time of stress for many. Following ancient tips for staying healthy in the winter, discussed in this newsletter,…

Fall- Metal Element

Posted: October 13, 2017

Greetings, I turned on my oven last night for the first time this fall and baked cornbread.  Autumn weather re-awakens my desire to bake and roast my favorite meals.  Re-discovering the scarves and sweaters in the back of my closet, I bundled up before heading downtown this week and started planning ways to use my…