Category Archives: Trauma

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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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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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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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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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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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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The X-Factor for your Health

The Healing Zone How was your Thanksgiving?  I spent mine with friends and it was the perfect combo of easy & fun, staying up late & sleeping in, enjoying good food and wine & drinking lots of water.  I was … Continue reading

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The Gratitude Zone

GratitudeThanks so much for everyone who is part of the Thrive community.  I’m so grateful that I get to answer my calling to help you get back to being your best you, naturally.  So you can get out there and … Continue reading

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Hydration for your Spirit

Summer to Fall TransitionsCan you believe the official start of fall is next Saturday, Sept 22?  While it has started to feel a bit crisper in the evenings and mornings, we’re lucky to have warm second summer weather in Sonoma … Continue reading

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Reverse Engineering a Good Feeling

Mind Experiment: Reverse Engineering Your Good Life I’ve been quietly researching what humans really want.  I’m honored that every day, as an acupuncturist, people let me into their world and share their true desires for wellbeing.  It turns out we … Continue reading

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