Tag Archives: state of mind

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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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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Blue Shield Changes Result in LESS Acupuncture Benefits

Blue Shield Coverage–Big Changes for Some in 2020If you might have anything to do with Blue Shield in the new year, please read this.  We hate fine print, but even more than that we hate insurance surprises, so I've tried … 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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