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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 for acupuncture know that you get a lot more than just needles from your treatment. Since we’ve been unable to see patients in person, I’ve been doing telemedicine appointments (which is like a Zoom session) and been pleasantly surprised how much connection, diagnosis, and acupressure we can do over video calls.

Through telemedicine appointments I’ve been helping patients:

  • continue to make progress and stay on track with their goals

  • combat anxiety and stress during all this change and so much unknown

  • boost their immune systems, prevent viruses, and stay healthy

  • reduce pain with effective self care

  • address whatever new concerns and issues have come up

Are Virtual Visits Secure?

Absolutely. Our video-conference service is through my electronic health record system and is encrypted and HIPAA compliant.

Is It Easy?

Yes! At the start of your visit, I send you an email with a link. You click the link and it opens the 2 way video for our appointment. If you are on a smart phone or ipad, you need to download the app ahead of time. We’ll send you simple instructions prior to your appointment. If you are on a computer, no need to do anything ahead of time; the email link just opens in a web browser.

What’s In a Telemedicine Consult?

During a telemedicine consultation we can check in about your health, and I’ll give you herbal, acupressure, stress reduction, supplement, diet, or lifestyle recommendations tailored just to you. I’m offering these at a discounted rate at this time.

20 Minutes for $30: A quick check in–best for simple updates or changes to an existing condition and if you only want 1 or 2 recommendations.

40 minutes for $50: A longer check in–best for new or complicated conditions, if you simply want more time to talk, or you want several recommendations.

New Patients 60 minutes for $100: We will do a holistic health assessment, set goals and priorities, and I’ll give you a report of findings with a traditional Chinese medicine diagnosis and a treatment plan with herbal, acupressure, supplement, lifestyle, and dietary recommendations.

We’ll send you an invoice through Square and you can pay online without having to sign up for anything. There is a chance insurance will reimburse for it because insurance companies have been mandated to cover telemedicine at this time, but you never know with insurance. So if you have insurance, we will charge you the above rate, bill your insurance, and reimburse you if they pay us. You should be able to use your HSA/FSA/HRA card for telemedicine appointments, so check with your provider.

How To Schedule a Telemedicine Consult

Schedule Telemedicine Consultations on our online scheduler (make sure you get an email and click confirm in that email) or call or email us.

Need Anything Else?

Most of all I want to let you know that I miss you and I’m here to be a resource for you. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to support you.

Here’s to finding moments of calm in the storm,

Christina Ness-Hawks, LAc

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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!

HERBS FOR COVID-19 PREVENTION

Let us know if you are interested in herbs to prevent COVID-19. We have a shipment of herbs coming that are our best shot at herbal prevention. It’s a combination of an immune boosting formula and an antiviral formula that have been shown to be effective and are commonly prescribed without side effects. Plus we got them in simple-to-take pills.

Supplies are limited because everyone is going crazy for chinese herbs right now and there is a shortage of one of the formulas in the US. Contact us if you are interested, and Christina will be in touch to make sure it’s a good fit and save some for you. If there is enough interest, we will quickly order some more before they run out.

For those that like a little more detail: Christina took a class over the weekend from one of the top herbalists in the US and learned what herbal prevention protocols they used in China for COVID-19 and historically. The current COVID-19 disease is caused by SARS-CoV-2, which is very similar to SARS-CoV which caused the SARS epidemic in 2003. During the SARS epidemic in China, there were several studies on hospital workers who took herbs for prevention that found that they were highly successful. For example, in one study they were 90% effective in preventing hospital workers from getting sick. Recent reports out of China are that the herbs are successful in preventing COVID-19 too.

HERB AND SUPPLEMENT REFILLS

We’ve been connecting lots of patients with herb and supplement refills. Call or email if you need anything, and we’ll figure out the best way to get it to you.

TELEMEDICINE APPOINTMENTS

We’re now set up for private telemedicine consults via secure 2-way video. During a telemedicine consultation we can check in about your health, and Christina will give you herb, acupressure, stress reduction, supplement, diet, or lifestyle recommendations tailored just to you. We tested out the platform on Monday and the patient was very happy.

These appointments are being offered at a discounted rate at this time. There is a chance insurance will reimburse for it,. Therefore, if you have insurance, we will charge you the below rate and bill insurance and reimburse you if they pay us. You should also be able to use your HSA/FSA/HRA card, so try your card when we send you the invoice.

20 MINUTES for $30:
A quick check in–best for updates or changes to an
existing condition and if you only want 1 or 2
recommendations.

40 MINUTES for $50:
A longer check in–best for new or complicated conditions
or if you want more time to talk or several
recommendations.

NEW PATIENTS- 60 minutes for $100:
We will do a holistic health assessment, set goals and
priorities, and I’ll give you a report of findings with a
Traditional Chinese Medicine diagnosis and a treatment
plan with herb, acupressure, supplement, lifestyle, and
dietary recommendations.

Existing patients can schedule telemedicine consultations with our online scheduler (make sure you get an email and click confirm in that email). New patients will need to call or contact us using this website.

STATE OF MIND COACHING

Join us in a Live WEBINAR starting next week!
GROWING MORE PEACEFUL. EVEN NOW
A place to drop in weekly, for a breather from all the noise.
Tuesdays 4-5 PM, weekly March 31 thru April 28
Join in any week
It’s free, register at Eventbrite: https://growingmorepeaceful.eventbrite.com

My mentor Julie Gleeson, of the Art of Living, and I are going to host a weekly interactive Zoom conversation to help you reconnect with your peace of mind and resiliency. We’ll shine a light on the mind’s infinite possibility for insight, common sense, creativity, love, peace of mind, and wellbeing, even now! And we’ll answer your questions to help you in your specific circumstances.

PERSONAL MENTORING

I’ll let you in on what I know about state of mind and the human operating system that is keeping me sane. I’ll help you re-connect to your common sense and resiliency, even during unknown and chaotic times. I’m offering this at 1/2 price right now since I believe in the power of this work to help you more than ever.

Personalized Mentoring Rate:    50 minutes for $100

Prepayment Plans:
With the purchase of 5 sessions, get one free, for a total of 6 sessions, 50 minutes each, with emails in between: $500

With the purchase of 9 sessions, get 2 free, for a total of 11 sessions, 50 minutes each, with emails in between: $900

We’ll bring back in-person acupuncture treatments as soon as we are able. I know from personal experience that acupuncture is essential for our immune system and stress reduction, so we suspect it will be sooner rather than later. We’ll keep everyone posted.

Here’s to taking a pause and contemplating what is essential. While we are separate in space, we are together in spirit with open hearts, tapping into our best common sense moment to moment.

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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 from the rapid spread of coronavirus COVID-19, I’m asking you to stay home if you may be sick with a respiratory illness or have been exposed to respiratory illness. If that means you need to cancel your appointment, we’ll waive the late cancel fee.

Because there are so many unknowns and the situation could change quickly, this means using your common sense about the best public health practices for preventing the spread of COVID-19.  Please stay home if you may be sick with a respiratory illness and cancel your appointment if any of the following are applicable to you or anyone in your household:

  • Fever (oral temperature 100.4° or higher) or symptoms of fever (such as chills or body aches) within the past 24 hours. Please do not consider yourself fever-free until your temperature has been normal for at least 24 hours without the use of Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil (ibuprofen).
  • Shortness of breath and/or cough that is not known to be caused by another condition (for example congestive heart failure or allergies).
  • Travel within the past 14 days to areas that have people known to be infected with Covid-19 such as China, Iran, Italy, Japan, and S Korea
  • Close contact with a person known/suspected to be infected with COVID-19 within the past 14 days.
  • Healthcare workers who have been in contact with patients known/suspected to be infected with COVID-19 within the past 14 days.

I know many of you have come to depend on acupuncture and cupping to treat your viral and bacterial infections, so it’s difficult to ask you to stay away at this time, but your extra caution could help the community in our office and at large.  Prevention really is the best medicine right now with so many unknowns.

What We’re Doing To Keep The Office Safe

We are committed to keeping things clean and safe at the clinic.  I’m certified in clean needle technique and we have procedures to prevent the spread of pathogens.  That’s why we normally welcome sick people into the office and my staff and I never feel like we are getting sick from work or that patients are getting sick from our office.  We’ve increased our cleaning, disinfecting, and safety procedures.  We will continue to stay up on the latest information and update our procedures to keep us all as safe as possible.

What You Can Do To Take Care Of Yourself

The most important things you can do to support your immune system are really basic:

  1. Don’t panic.  Stress is bad for your immune system.  It’s normal to have worried thoughts. Just don’t entertain them for too long.  Make some time to do something enjoyable each day and connect with loved ones.
  2. Wash your hands frequently and don’t touch your face unless you just washed your hands.
  3. Get enough sleep.  Turn off the screens and start winding down a little earlier.
  4. Drink lots of water to support healthy mucous membranes as a first line of defense.  Hot water and tea have been shown to inhibit viruses in our throat.
  5. Eat more nutrient dense whole foods, soups, and bone broth.
  6. Eat less inflammatory foods: sugar, industrial seed oils, processed foods, alcohol, and foods you are sensitive to (wheat, dairy, eggs, nightshades etc.)
  7. Support lung health by doing some even breathing, preferably outdoors in fresh air, to move circulation and clear out toxins.  Breath in through your nose for a count of 5, hold for 1, then out through your mouth for a count of 5, hold for 1.  Make the counts even and not too long that you struggle.

If you want to add to your immune boosting routine, I recommend you choose some of the following:

  • Acupuncture is the number one way I support my immune system and I’ve been adding immune boosting points in everyone’s treatments.  You can even book an appointment focused on boosting your immune system or reducing your stress–see above about how important it is to reduce your stress.  Get in touch or book online here.
  • Immune boosting and antiviral herbs!  We have lots of herbs to boost your immune system and kill viruses.  We’re stocked up on simple pills and we have powders to mix into your custom formulas.  Just let us know you are interested and we’ll figure out the easiest way to get you some.
  • Probiotics are an important part of your immune system.  They are available in fermented foods such as yogurt, kefir, raw sauerkraut, specifically labeled pickles, miso, kombucha (careful because it can contain lots of sugar and some caffeine).  I recommend supplementing with a concentrated pill or powder.  We carry a high quality, shelf stable probiotic in the office only available from medical providers.  Let us know if you want to try it or replenish your stock.
  • Elderberry syrup is one of my go to recommendations for antiviral support that you can get at Oliver’s or Whole foods.
  • Vitamin C, Vitamin D, and Zinc are also good supplements to boost your immune system.

While they say the risk for COVID-19 is currently low in our area, I want to use an abundance of caution to protect our immune compromised patients, help slow a potentially rapid spread of COVID-19 that could overwhelm the healthcare system, and continue to serve our community without interruption.

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Crispy Sprouted Nuts

Did you know that we have snacks at our Wisdom Workshops?  Because I love snacks.  And snack breaks feed Wisdom.

Here’s my recipe for the nuts that everyone keeps asking for:

Ingredients:

  • 4 Cups Organic Raw Walnuts, Pecans, or Almonds (almonds have to be sourced from outside of CA, more details below)
  • 2 Tablespoons Sea Salt
  • Filtered Water

Soak & Dehydrate:

  • Soak nuts in water with salt for 7-12 hours
  • Drain nuts in a colander
  • Dry the nuts thoroughly in the oven or a dehydrator

Oven Method:

  • Set the oven to the lowest setting.  150 degrees is preferred, but 170 degrees is commonly the lowest setting which is ok.  (More details below if you want to learn more about the nutrients in your nuts).
  • Spread the nuts evenly on a cookie sheet so they are not overlapping much.
  • Dry the nuts in the oven for 12hours.

Dehydrator Method:

  • Spread nuts evenly on the dehydrator trays so they are not overlapping much.
  • Dry the nuts in the dehydrator at about 105-150 degrees for 12-24 hours.

Storage:

  • Taste the nuts to make sure they are fully dry because wet nuts will not store well
  • Store nuts in an airtight container in a cool dark place or in the fridge

Why go to all this trouble to sprout and dry your nuts?  They taste great and are better for you.  Nuts have an anti-nutrient called Phytate in them that stops them from sprouting when the nuts are dry.  Phytates are irritating to some people’s digestion—that’s a big reason why some people can’t tolerate nuts.  Phytates also act as an anti-nutrient and bind to micronutrients you are eating and don’t let you absorb them.  When nuts are soaked in water, sprouting enzymes are activated that convert the Phytates and get rid of them.  So if you’re eating lots of unsprouted nuts you might be irritating your digestion and preventing yourself from getting all the nutrients from the foods you are eating.

What if my oven only goes as low at 170 degrees?  Will it ruin my nuts?  Sprouting and then dehydrating your nuts at temperatures above 150 degrees will most likely overheat and destroy some of the beneficial micronutrients in your nuts.  But it’s still better than not sprouting your nuts at all, because the sprouting part will get rid of the anti-nutrient Phytates that would block the absorption of other nutrients from your food.  So you’re getting some of the benefits of the sprouting process but not all of the benefits of eating nutrient rich nuts.  And they will taste yummy.

Do the nuts have to be raw and organic?  Why do I need to get Almonds from outside California? Where do I get them?  You want to use raw organic nuts because they are the only kinds of nuts that will sprout when you put them in water.  Non-organic nuts often have been treated so that they won’t sprout.  California almonds have all been pasteurized.  The pasteurizing process kills the enzymes that that allow nuts to start sprouting and for the Phytates to be converted.  Pasteurization also kills other beneficial micronutrients so it’s a double bummer. You can buy non-pastuerized raw organic almonds on Amazon.  You can buy raw (which means unpasteurized) organic walnut and pecans at Oliver’s, Whole Foods, or Trader Joes.

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Wisdom Workshop One Solution

 

Would you like to experience more clarity, peace of mind, and joy, even in the midst of challenging circumstances?

Do you want more satisfying easy relationships, in which you can listen and communicate deeply, while appreciating differences?

Are you interested in a more imaginative path to happiness and success, that supports evolution, growth, and a sense of connection to the miraculous along the way?

What if I told you there is ONE solution to learning to thrive and becoming more resilient than you ever thought? 

The problem most people face is a widespread misunderstanding about where our mental well-being comes from.  Most people attribute their stress and dissatisfaction to outside circumstances.  As a result, we spend a lot of effort trying to change those circumstances so we can feel better.

What if I told you that we have been looking in the wrong direction for all the answers?  There is actually ONE Solution that will help you solve everything that appears to be a problem.  And better yet it doesn’t require any techniques and can be experienced by anyone at any time.  The ONE solution comes from clearing up a misunderstanding about how mental well-being and human resiliency work.

In this workshop I’m going to share with you a simple understanding that reminds you about the great pool of peace and creativity built into all human beings.  This insight, as experienced,discovered, and taught by the late Sydney Banks, explains The Three Principles behind how our psychological experience works.

We’ll explore how seeing this for yourself can be your ONE solution to rediscovering how to tap into your wisdom that allows you to effortlessly thrive in work, relationships, and life, regardless of your current or future circumstances. 

Come join us in monthly conversation to explore what is possible.  Keep joining us to build a deeper foundation of resiliency for thriving.

  • One Friday a Month, 2 pm to 5 pm, in 2017:
    Feb 10   |   March 10   |    April 28   |   May 12   |   June 9   |   July 14   |   Aug 11   |   Sept 22   |   Oct 20   |    Nov 10   |   Dec 8
  • Tuition: $122, Early Bird Registration $97, Register with a friend for a $12 discount each, Package of 3 workshops for $225
  • By Christina Ness-Hawks, LAc at Thrive Acupuncture and Wellness, 3412 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA
  • Limited seats are available so register ahead of time to save your spot: http://wisdom-workshop.eventbrite.com

The One Solution Wisdom Workshops are based on the work of Sydney Banks, who uncovered The Three Principles that are the foundation of all human experience in 1973.  For over 40 years this understanding has been brought to many arenas of life such as:

  • The fields of mental health and addiction, with profound healing and recovery;
  • The field of relationships where understanding and connection flourished;
  • The fields of business, health care, and sports, where burnout was reduced and innovation and performance blossomed;
  • The fields of education and parenting, where kids and adults found innate happiness, stopped bullying and gang behavior;
  • The fields of community development and policing, ending crime and preventing poverty.

Among all this diversity there is ONE solution.  Because with an understanding of The Principles underlying the human experience, the solution is the same to all of humanity’s problems.

“The wisdom humanity seeks lies within the consciousness of all human beings, trapped and held prisoner by their own personal minds.”
–Sydney Banks, The Missing Link, Reflections on Philosophy & Spirit

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Wisdom Workshop: Time and the Art of Living–Less Overwhelm, More Oomph!

Do you feel like you have too much to do and too little time?

Is your to-do list full of “have to” and “should”,with no time for the things you want to do?

Does your solution to getting it all done involve skipping sleep, sucking it up, and grinding it out?

Would you like a more creative path to good timing, which supports ease and inspiration along the way?

What if you could have a spacious feeling while tending to the tasks of life?

The problem most people face is a widespread misunderstanding about where our mental wellbeing comes from.  As a result, you attribute your overwhelm, anxiety, and frenetic thinking to outside circumstances.  And then you spend a lot of time trying to change those circumstances so you can feel better.

What if I told you that everyone has access to wisdom that allows you to experience roominess in time, freedom, and creative insight, no matter what is going on around you?

And what if I showed you how this mental health “Immune System” works so that you can experience oomph and accomplishment with ease?

In this workshop we’re going to share with you a simple understanding that reminds you about the great pool of peace and creativity built into all human beings.  This insight, as experienced, discovered, and taught by the late Sydney Banks, explains The Three Principles behind how our psychological experience works.   Once you start to see this for yourself, you will re-discover how to tap into your wisdom and effortlessly access your natural peace of mind and inspiration at any moment!  

We’ll also explore the nature of time so you can deepen your experience of flow and presence.  You’ll stop losing sleep over your to-do list and start experiencing the infinite creative potential for opportunities, grace, and spaciousness in time.

I’m excited that my mentor Julie Gleeson, Founder, The Art of Living, will be joining us for this workshop.  She’s been helping people uncover their wellbeing for over 20 years so she’ll be able to help us deepen our experience of wisdom.

  • Friday, January 13, 2016, 9 – Noon
  • Register ahead of time to save your spot: http://wisdom-workshop-jan-2017.eventbrite.com
  • Tuition:
    • $122
    • Early Bird Registration before December 30th: $97
    • Register with a friend for a $12 discount each
    • Buy a package of 4 workshops for $300
  • At Thrive Acupuncture and Wellness, 3412 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA

“…Now is really all there is or ever will be.  Now is every moment of every day in perfect motion.”

–Sydney Banks, The Enlightened Gardner Revisited

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Wisdom Workshop: Goals From the Inside Out–Less Doing, More Enjoying the Journey!

Do you struggle with new years resolutions?

Are you always abandoning your goals too early?

Once you reach your goal, do you often still feel unsatisfied?

Do you want a more imaginative path to happiness and success, that supports evolution and growth along the way?

The problem most people face is a widespread misunderstanding about where our mental wellbeing comes from.  As a result, you attribute your lack of fulfillment or motivation to outside circumstances.  And then you set goals to change those circumstances so you can feel better.

What if I told you that everyone has access to wisdom that allows you to have the experience you want to have, no matter what is going on around you?

And what if I showed you how this mental health “immune system” works so that you can experience happiness, inspiration, and satisfaction without any effort?

In this workshop I’m going to share with you a simple understanding that shows you where your mental wellbeing comes from.  This insight, as experienced, discovered, and taught by the late Sydney Banks, explains The Three Principles behind how our psychological experience works.   Once you start to see this for yourself, you will re-discover how to tap into your wisdom and effortlessly access your natural peace of mind, connection, and joy at any moment!  

I’ll also share a new way to set goals that helps you align your head and your heart.  You’ll stop making the journey about achieving one objective and more about experiencing inspiration, imagination, and empowerment from your instincts, flow with synchronicity, and unlimited opportunities.  

  • Saturday, December 10, 2016, 9 – Noon
  • Register ahead of time to save your spot: http://wisdom-workshop-dec-2016.eventbrite.com
  • Tuition: $97, register with a friend for a $12 discount each
  • At Thrive Acupuncture and Wellness, 3412 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA

“Have faith in yourself and know that somewhere deep inside, beyond your ego, beyond your personal self, lies a beautiful flower waiting to unfold.  And it is the light of true knowledge that will make it blossom.”

–Sydney Banks, The Enlightened Gardner Revisited

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Wisdom Workshop–Holiday Spirit All Year Less Grumpy, More Gratitude!

wisdomworkholidayspirit-1-copyDo you struggle with the ups and downs of the Holidays?

Are you spending more time preparing for, than enjoying the precious moments?

Does gift giving leave you feeling more scarcity than abundance?

Are certain people getting on your nerves?

You know you have a good life, but you wonder why you don’t feel more grateful…

The problem most people face is a widespread misunderstanding about where our mental wellbeing comes from.  As a result, you attribute your holiday stress to outside circumstances, and spend a lot of effort trying to change those circumstances so you can feel better.

What if I told you that everyone has access to wisdom that allows you to experience more ease, no matter what is going on around you?

And what if I showed you how this mental health “immune system” works so that you can experience well-being without any effort during the holidays, and all year long?

In this workshop I’m going to share with you a simple understanding that shows you where your mental wellbeing comes from.  This insight, as experienced, discovered, and taught by the late Sydney Banks, explains The Three Principles behind how our psychological experience works.   Once you start to see this for yourself, you will re-discover how to tap into your wisdom and effortlessly access your natural peace of mind, connection, and inspiration, at any moment!  

We’ll also explore the nature of your experience so you can see how to access this wisdom and experience the holidays with a greater sense of ease, joy, and gratitude.  You’ll start to experience peace differently, appreciate your connection to the miraculous, and stop guarding yourself against the holiday blues.  

  • Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 3 – 6 PM
  • Register ahead of time to save your spot: http://wisdom-workshop-nov-2016.eventbrite.com
  • Tuition: $97, register with a friend for a $12 discount each
  • At Thrive Acupuncture and Wellness, 3412 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA

“If you wanted to replace a glass of stale wine with fresh wine, first you must pour out the old wine. It is the same with clearing our minds of unwanted, stale thoughts.”

–Sydney Banks, The Missing Link

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Wisdom Workshop: Resilient Relationships – Less Conflict, More Connection!

wisdom-event-headerAre you looking to reduce conflict and increase your connection with your partner, boss, coworkers, friends, and other loved ones? 

The problem most people face is a widespread misunderstanding about where our mental wellbeing comes from.  As a result, you attribute conflict, stress, anger, and frustration in your relationships to outside circumstances, and spend a lot of effort trying to change those circumstances so you can feel better.

What if I told you that everyone has access to wisdom that allows you to experience more ease, no matter who you are spending time with?

And what if I showed you how this mental health “immune system” works so that you can experience well-being without any effort in all of your relationships?

In this workshop I’m going to share with you a simple understanding that shows you where your mental wellbeing comes from.  This insight, as experienced, discovered and taught by the late Sydney Banks, explains The Three Principles behind how our psychological experience works.   Once you start to see this for yourself, you will re-discover how to tap into your wisdom and effortlessly access your natural peace of mind, connection, and inspiration, at any moment!  

We’ll also explore the nature of resilient relationships so you can see how to access this wisdom and experience connection and rapport with ease.  You’ll start to see your relationships differently, appreciate differences, listen and communicate more deeply, and stop guarding yourself against insecurity.

I’m excited to invite you to your October workshop to deepen your connection in all of your relationships:

  • Saturday October 15, 2016, 9 AM to Noon
  • Limited seats are available so register ahead of time to save your spot: wisdom-workshop-oct-2016.eventbrite.com
  • Tuition: $97, sign up with a friend and save $12 each
  • With Christina Ness-Hawks, LAc
  • At Thrive Acupuncture and Wellness, 3412 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

“A mind full of love and good feelings can never go wrong.”

–Sydney Banks, The Missing Link

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Wisdom Workshop: The Nature of Transitions–Less Spinning in Place, More Springing Forward!

tansistionsAre you looking to level up in some area of your life, but feel stuck? 

When things don’t go as planned, do you feel like the rug was pulled out from under you?

Do you find yourself jumping from one thing to the next, never feeling satisfied?

The problem most people face is a widespread misunderstanding about where our mental wellbeing comes from.  As a result, you attribute your lack of motivation, fear, sadness, or dissatisfaction to outside circumstances, and spend a lot of effort trying to change those circumstances so you can feel better.

What if I told you that everyone has access to wisdom that allows you to experience more ease, no matter what is going on around you?

And what if I showed you how this mental health “immune system” works so that you can experience well-being without any effort during any kind of change?

In this workshop I’m going to share with you a simple understanding that shows you where your mental wellbeing comes from.  This insight, as experienced, discovered and taught by the late Sydney Banks, explains The Three Principles behind how our psychological experience works.   Once you start to see this for yourself, you will re-discover how to tap into your wisdom and effortlessly access your natural peace of mind, connection, and inspiration, at any moment!  

We’ll also explore the nature of transition so you can see how to access this wisdom and experience change with ease, confidence, and inspiration.  You’ll start to see your life differently, appreciate the cycles of life, and stop being scared of making mistakes.  

I’m excited to invite you to our September Wisdom Workshop to deepen your connection to the opportunities in the cycles of life:

  • Saturday September 24, 2016, 9 AM to Noon
  • Limited seats are available so register ahead of time to save your spot (the August workshop sold out): wisdom-workshop-sept-2016.eventbrite.com
  • Tuition: $97
  • With Christina Ness-Hawks, LAc
  • At Thrive Acupuncture and Wellness, 3412 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

“The achievement of mental stability and peace of mind is one  thought away from everyone on earth… if you can find that one thought.”

–Sydney Banks, The Missing Link

 

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