Author Archives: Christina Ness-Hawks, LAc

What to do when Exposed or Sick with a Virus

We said we’d keep monitoring things and adapting our mask policy as appropriate and we did just that over 2 weeks ago, so we wanted to send the word out through this newsletter.  We’ve also noticed people are confused about … Continue reading

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Mask Update + Feeling Good Mind Experiment

Hello again from the space of this newsletter! It’s been a while.  Normally I have a loose schedule for the newsletters, but back in March I threw the loose schedule out the window.  With so much extra on our plates in … Continue reading

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A Guide to PREVENTING and TREATING Viruses at Home

  I created this as a handout for my patients.  If you want a copy to have in your medicine cabinet, contact us for the pdf.  Be well – Christina  What to have on hand to start taking at the … Continue reading

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Bring on the Grounded Year of the Ox!

Happy Lunar New Year!How is 2021 going for you? Have you made time for rest and reflection? Or do you already wish you had a do-over for your New Year’s Resolutions? If so, you’re in luck! Not only is every … Continue reading

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Mind Experiment: What is Mine to Do

Happy New Year!Time is a man-made construct and not everything changes just because it is a new year, but I like new beginnings, so I embrace the new year greetings.  It’s a good reminder that every moment is an opportunity … Continue reading

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What Would Christina Do? 9 Months Into the pandemic

I normally try and keep the newsletters short, but this one is jam packed, so please scroll down to the parts that interest you: Coming Soon: Our New Practice Management Software!—If you’re a patient please read this part as it … Continue reading

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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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