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Feeling Stressed and Anxious? Try Acupuncture

Feeling Stressed and Anxious? Try Acupuncture

We all know that stress is just a part of life. We all have moments of feeling anxious or depressed, but when those feelings become more of a permanent fixture in our lives, it is time to get some help. What many may not know is how effective acupuncture can be in providing relief to the mental and physical symptoms associated with anxiety and depression. continue reading »

Top 3 Reasons Acupuncture is Great for Seniors

Top 3 Reasons Acupuncture is Great for Seniors

As we get older, those aches and pains become a little more pronounced and life begins to create some new challenges. For many seniors, schedules become impacted with doctor’s appointments and trips to the pharmacy. If you haven’t tried acupuncture, here are three reasons you should give it a try as it can greatly help some of the greatest health challenges facing seniors today.  continue reading »

Acupuncture: The Original Biohack for Migraines

Having recurring migraines is similar to parenting a temperamental toddler. When they go from being annoying to actively disruptive and mildly infuriating, there is often little one can do but grit your teeth and persevere. The helpful suggestions for managing this occurrence involved a mixture of expert opinion, anecdotal hearsay, individual tinkering and a big dose of patience. So where does acupuncture fit into this picture? continue reading »

5 Acupoints to Help You Navigate Your Stress This Winter

There are several acupressure points that are known to treat stress and stress related symptoms. It’s important to understand that acupressure is not the only form of treatment and having a balanced diet, exercise regime and lifestyle will also decrease the chances of stress being a factor in your life. continue reading »

3 AcuPoints for Anxiety

One of the most wonderful things about being an acupuncturist is the ability to stimulate points on my own body when I need to. If I get a headache, or feel a cold coming on, I can always hop up on my table for a quick tune-up with some needles. Even when I’m not at the office, the magic of acupuncture can still work for me – as long as I know where the points are and what they do, I can press on them and get results. continue reading »

Seven Ways to Set and Achieve Your Goals

No matter what you’re trying to accomplish, setting goals is one way to help you get there. Often, when people have no goals, they lack motivation, focus and direction.  Setting goals also provides a benchmark to determine whether or not you are succeeding. But how do you set goals if you’ve never done so before? Or what if you have set goals in the past, but you didn’t achieve them? Do you just give up and tell yourself that goal setting doesn’t work? That’s one option, but let’s put things into perspective. continue reading »

Herbal Tonics to Reduce Stress

Stress is something that affects everybody. Stress is defined as a state of mental or emotional tension or strain resulting from demanding or adverse circumstances. This can result in a multitude of symptoms, including headaches, muscle tension, pain, insomnia, worry, anxiety, depression and even disease. And according to a recent survey, nearly 77 percent of all Americans regularly experience physical or psychological symptoms caused by stress (American Institute of Stress, May 2017). continue reading »

Five Reasons Acupuncture Helps Reduce Stress

Stress is a word many people are familiar with. The dictionary defines stress in multiple ways, but there is only one that matters when we discuss how stress affects our physical bodies. The definition is this, “stress is a physical, chemical or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension.” And while most people think of stress as being detrimental, it truly does have a function in our bodies. Stress is the body’s way of signaling for help or a break in the routine. If we don’t listen to these signals, we can develop imbalances in our bodies, which can then lead to illnesses. continue reading »

Upcoming Free 21-Day Meditation

Deepak Chopra and Oprah Winfrey have a website and app that allows numerous meditations to run.  Every few months, they offer a free series (which you may choose to later purchase).  This is a wonderful resource, including daily installments of an intro from Oprah, an explanation from #Deepak, including a daily lesson and mantra, and a 10 minute interval of calming music during which you are asked to #meditate while repeating the mantra.  Each session can be repeated as often as you choose, for up to 5 days.  I find it very simple to listen in before bed at night, and before jumping into my day each morning.  Each session also includes a journaling capability, with 3-4 questions to help expand your own thoughts and practice.  I believe the whole experience can greatly improve your self worth and calm.

This is an EASY WAY TO MEDITATE!  Why not start on July 11?

Below is their intro, and links for a YouTube video and sign up.  I find having the app on my phone most useful.  Many might prefer a tablet, fewer might opt for an email primary connection.

“Are you ready to participate in the next free 21-Day Meditation Experience, Getting Unstuck: Creating a Limitless Life? Together, we will embark on a boundless meditation journey to break free from the past, ignite your creativity, and embrace healthy change that brings freshness and renewal to each day.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVs3zT8oAmk

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Making Art Reduces Stress for Everyone!

Here is an article on a study showing anyone doing any type of visual art benefits with reduced stress.

So, color, doodle, mold, sew, sketch, or snap: don’t stress, have FUN!

 

http://www.spiritofchange.org/mind-spirit/Making-Any-Kind-Of-Art-At-Any-Skill-Level-Reduces-Stress-Hormones/

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