Each of us can make everything that comes our way somewhat easier, or more difficult, to deal with. There are always going to be challenges and stressful situations. That’s just part of life. What is also part of life is that every day we get to make choices as to how we let life’s inevitable ups and downs affect us.Read More
The Flowering of Love is meditation. - Krishnamurti
By Sheri Laine, L.Ac, Diplomate of Acupuncture
Columnist - The Integrative Piece
Counselor - The Magazine for Addiction and Mental Health Professionals
In my experience, there are two distinct types of patients seeking support with acupuncture. The first is the patient who views their wellness as an ongoing journey, chipping away day- to -day, mindful about their health and wellbeing. The other type is the patient who only pays attention when faced with an illness or injury.
In Oriental Medicine, we call kidneys the ‘ministers of health’ since they are responsible for and relate to the area of reproduction, growth and regeneration. One of the kidney’s most important jobs, in the creation of heat and fire, is the movement of energy that fuels us, not unlike an engine. The kidneys are the battery pack of the body; their strength and health must always be addressed.Read More
The good news -- 60 really is the new 40.
When I was growing up in the 1960s and realized that my grandparents were sixty, they seemed and looked so old. Times have definitely changed for the better in regard to aging in our society. There have never been so many positive ways to educate, enlighten and adopt the many documented discoveries.Read More
Daily care of your Qi is vital for well-being and happiness. Qi is our life force, or vital energy, the electromagnetic vibration that circulates in and around each of us. This energy system carries our physical, mental, and spiritual power within it. Our Qi is energetically charged with daily movement. Make sure you are intentionally exercising five times a week -- no matter what -- for at least 25-60 minutes.Read More