Author Archives: Christina Ness-Hawks, LAc

Insurance Changes for In Network Coverage in 2021

Please read if you use or intend to use Acupuncture Insurance benefits. If you have been using In Network insurance coverage in our office OR are planning to change your insurance in 2021, please read.  We hate fine print, and … Continue reading

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Mind Experiment: Neutral Challenges

The Power of Neutral in a Noisy WorldIt feels like the world is getting more noisy lately.  From the ever changing guidelines of the pandemic, and attention grabbing headlines about politics, to opinions about what to do about all these … Continue reading

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How to Love your Lungs: Practical Support for Bad Air Quality

How To Love Your Lungs: Practical Support for Bad Air QualityIf you’ve worked with me at all you probably know that I’m not one to make hard rules about self care.  I’m always encouraging you to follow your common sense … Continue reading

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Why have a Pulse Oximeter at home?

Our New Device—The Pulse Oximeter—and Why You Want To Get OneThose of you that have been in for acupuncture since we reopened in May have experienced a new medical device—the pulse oximeter.  It’s loosely clamps onto your finger and measures … Continue reading

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Deep Listening: A Mind Experiment

Deep ListeningMaybe I’m an optimist, but I’m excited that it seems the US is poised to tackle racism and injustice at a deeper level.  I know it’s causing big emotions, but I’d rather that the large scale challenges are out … Continue reading

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Invitation to Join Membership Community

I wrote the first draft of this email a while ago and life has continued to unfold with heated upset and divisiveness.  Both in Sonoma County about how our Shelter in Place and Health Orders are being communicated and enforced, … Continue reading

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What Would Christina Do?

Since we’ve been back in the clinic seeing patients for 2 weeks, people keep asking me, “What are you doing for your health Christina?”  During the initial stages of the pandemic reaching the US, there was quite a frenzy among … Continue reading

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In-person Acupuncture Appts are back!

  We are excited to say Christina is ready to start seeing patients in the office for acupuncture treatments with pre-screening and updated safety protocols. Requirements for In-person acupuncture Appointments Not have a fever or felt feverish for 2 weeks.   Not … Continue reading

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Welcome to Common Sense Boot Camp!

Welcome to Common Sense Boot Camp!! What??  You say you didn’t sign up?  I didn’t know I did either, but I think it might have been in the fine print for 2020–and who reads the fine print? So here we … Continue reading

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Telemedicine Now Available

  How Are You Doing? I miss seeing you in person and I’d love to hear from you! If you need some support, we can talk or “Zoom” for a Telemedicine appointment. Those of you who see me in person … Continue reading

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