Author Archives: Christina Ness-Hawks, LAc

Harmonizing Summer Fire Activities – A Body Mind Experiment

How’s your summer going?  If it’s anything like mine, and so many people that we talk to, you’ve gotten back in the swing of some of your favorite summer activities.  I’ve been mountain biking and hiking, sometimes both in one … Continue reading

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Welcoming Acupuncturist Jasmin Jones to Thrive!

Please join us in welcoming acupuncturist Jasmin Jones to the Thrive family! She’s recently moved to Sonoma County after practicing Acupuncture in Alaska, Nepal, and Europe on cruise ships. She’s full of compassion, humor, and mad acupuncture skills! She’ll be … Continue reading

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Masks Still Required at Thrive

We want to remind you that while the universal indoor mask requirements expired in California, masks are still required in Healthcare Settings. For those that haven’t been reading the details of the guidelines, universal indoor masking is still required in the … Continue reading

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Happy Lunar New Year! Bring on the Powerful & Graceful Tiger Spirit

Need a Restart on 2022?How is 2022 going for you? Have you made time for rest and reflection or are you just trying to get through? Do you already wish you had a do-over for your New Year’s Resolutions? If … Continue reading

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Covid Safety, Reassurance, and Cautious Optimism

Happy 2022I had some time to reflect over the break about how grateful I am that I get to be of service to all of you.  I appreciate the trust and confidence you’ve all had in me over the past … Continue reading

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Thrive is MOVING!! 🎉 Plus Holiday Overindulgence Support

We’re Excited To Tell You That Thrive is Moving! Here’s a few key things you should know: We will be closed Thanksgiving week Nov 22-26 while we get ready to welcome you to our new space.  Take a moment to see … Continue reading

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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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