Author Archives: Christina Ness-Hawks, LAc

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 who have a deep need for acupuncture treatments with pre-screening and updated safety protocols.   What’s a deep need?  First of all, if we … 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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Herbs for Cv19 Prevention, Telemedicine, State of Mind workshops and more!

  If you want some support at this time, here’s all the ways Christina is still here to help. We are Thrive Acupuncture And Wellness after all! NOTE:  Click here for info on requirements for in-person treatments as of May … Continue reading

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Allergy, Cold and Flu Relief

Easy Allergy, Cold, and Flu DefenseThis sunny but still cold weather means that allergies are here early WHILE colds and flus are still happening.  How can we support our respiratory systems to be a good first line of defense without … Continue reading

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COVID-19: Prevention is the Best Medicine!

  Temporary Change To Our Illness Policy Usually we welcome sick people into our office so I can help patients reduce their symptoms and get over their respiratory illnesses faster. However in an effort to help keep our community safe … Continue reading

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Happy Lunar New Year!

Happy Lunar New Year! How is 2020 going for you? Have you been moving so fast that you haven’t made space for rest and reflection? Or do you already wish you had a do-over for your New Year’s Resolutions? If … Continue reading

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