Tag Archives: Coping

How to Love your Lungs: Practical Support for Bad Air Quality

How To Love Your Lungs: Practical Support for Bad Air QualityIf you’ve worked with me at all you probably know that I’m not one to make hard rules about self care.  I’m always encouraging you to follow your common sense … Continue reading

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Why have a Pulse Oximeter at home?

Our New Device—The Pulse Oximeter—and Why You Want To Get OneThose of you that have been in for acupuncture since we reopened in May have experienced a new medical device—the pulse oximeter.  It’s loosely clamps onto your finger and measures … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Listening to Connect

More Connection With Less On Your MindIt’s a few days away from the official start of summer, and we’re already feeling it here in Sonoma County.  The weather is warm.  Kids are out of school.  And there’s more social gatherings … 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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Spring Stress and the Liver

  Happy Spring and Welcome back from Spring Break.  As promised, in this newsletter I’m going to share with you the connection between stress, the Liver, and allergies (and several other symptoms) and what you can do to help yourself. What’s … Continue reading

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