Depression

Acupressure Points to Help Depression

We’re confident that you’ve heard of acupuncture, but do you know where it comes from?

The study and practice of acupuncture and acupressure have been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for thousands of years and is an ancient healing technique. Acupressure and acupuncture apply the same principles, but acupressure uses pressure points instead of needles to achieve the desired results. continue reading »

TCM and Seasonal Affective Disorder

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD, is a form of depression that affects people all throughout the world. Most commonly experienced during fall and winter months, the symptoms of SAD include depression, hypersomnia, lethargy, difficulty concentrating, negative thoughts and decreased social interaction. Higher levels of anxiety are experienced at the end of the summer season as those who suffer from this ailment start to anticipate the coming months of less sunshine and increased symptomatology.  continue reading »

Shedding The Weight Meditation Series

 

This is a wonderful FREE way to start meditating, with focus, and progress: start the best of habits!   I highly recommend this resource to just get started, and get a feel for a few ways we can meditate, including focused thoughts, self awareness, mantras, and music.

The series provides a new meditation every day for 3 weeks, with up to 5 days to listen to each.  Each day’s entry entails a short intro by Oprah, followed by some instruction with Deepak, including a mantra to repeat during 10 minutes of calming music.

This “Weight” does not only apply to those of us who think we weigh more than we want to, but can help us all shed excess from our lives and selves.

Of course, before the 21 days end, you will have an opportunity to purchase the whole series, but are not required to do so.  Many other series are available for purchase, and they are kind enough to offer a free series about 3 times per year.

 

To register:

https://chopracentermeditation.com/?utm_source=21-Day+Meditation+Experience+-+News&utm_medium=Email&utm_content=180316-STWR-Recruitment-5ab&utm_campaign=21-Day+Meditation+Experience+-+News2018316&sso_code=eyJpdiI6IlZJZXljRkdWRGw2V3hqRzBZZFZmckE9PSIsInZhbHVlIjoiQTlQVENOOFpUK25YeE5SXC91cEV4QlUwZDUzUTNcL1VKNUhVUVprTzM0Q2ZUUGUwM3dKd3dBdFhRQW41ZTlMY25SbWcwNngwQ25JWnZkQ1QzK0x3Y3BpQkxVVFJpRVFHMVwvRFpoWHBEWWF4VEE9IiwibWFjIjoiYjBhMDA2MzQ5YWUzNTUyMTI5YzQxMDA3YmEzNTVjY2ZkYmYzNzNhYzMxNTA5ZTA3MjE2YzNiNzFjZjRiMDE4NyJ9

For a sample meditation:

http://view.chopra.com/?qs=af4168e261040dd3fcfb8477f0da7bcbd912f231950a5cbb043f818a13d8a3661da1019d8c7ac22d0993ec586943b1908de7c5a4c4449a29f0356ef88b75d10499ec0d9c3d0a3ed0ba47f16213a6f91d9eaabd46deb86ba2

How to Prepare For Seasonal Affective Disorder

When the seasons change you have to be ready for a change in mood, especially as we move from fall into winter. Although it may not seem as drastic of a shift as you think, it matters more to our mental and physical states than you may know. Seasonal affective disorder is estimated to affect around 10 million Americans a year, and this isn’t even the full number of reported cases. continue reading »

7 Reasons to Seek Out Acupuncture

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Do you ever feel your life’s a ride that won’t ever stop? How many nights do you wait for Mr. Sandman to magically appear? How often do you truly take time for yourself? Do you have aches and pains almost daily? Are over-the-counter or prescription medications controlling your life? When was the last time you actually felt at peace? If any of these questions resonate with you, then it might be time to look at Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture for an answer. People in Asian countries have known the magnificence of acupuncture for thousands of years. Traditional Chinese Medicine is growing in popularity in the United States and here are some reasons why you might want to consider utilizing it also. continue reading »