Category Archives: Three Principles

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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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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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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New Year Reflections

Happy 2020!I’m not a New Year’s resolution kind of person.  Every moment is an opportunity for fresh thinking and insights.  And that’s where real change comes from, not from the turning of a calendar.   But I do enjoy the … Continue reading

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How to Deal with Holiday Stress

Holiday Spirit From the Inside OutWhy are the holidays supposed to be so wonderful, but sometimes they just feel like a lot of work?   Our culture puts a ton of focus on getting the holidays just right in order … Continue reading

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Herbal Relief for Digestive Issues

When Abundant Eating Goes AwryThe holidays are a time of abundance.  Abundant gratitude, abundant friend and family time, abundant gift giving, abundant celebrations, and abundant eating.  I’m all about everything in moderation, including moderation, sometimes.  That’s why I keep my … Continue reading

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Gan Mao Ling for simple virus prevention

Number 1 Cold BusterThis time of year everyone asks me what they can do to boost their immune system.  It’s normally not a quick answer, because I think it’s important to tailor treatments to each person, and improving your immune … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Applying Heat

Heat vs IceHello heatwave!  It’s been slow to warm up this spring, but every time we get several days in a row of sun, patients come in reporting aches & pains from yard work, gardening, spring cleaning, biking, hiking, etc. … Continue reading

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Relationship Talk

The Power of Neutral LanguageEven though it feels like winter outside right now, summer break is just around the corner.  For most people that means more social time with family and friends.  It begins with graduation gatherings and continues with … Continue reading

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