3 Acupressure Points to Relieve Stress & Anxiety

Last night’s “debate” was, as @DanabaschCNN so delicately called it a “shit show”.  Anxiety was through the roof for so many.  I scrolled twitter and IG, and everyone was consuming copious amounts of wine (no judgement here!)  In addition to coping with wine, I wanted to provide 3 easy to do anxiety busting acupressure points…

Traditional Chinese Medicine Body Clock

Anyone know what time it is? 2020 has rendered time nearly irrelevant. What if I told you, time does have meaning & can be used as a diagnostic tool to guide you to sort out imbalances & stagnation?  Enter the Traditional Chinese Medicine Body Clock, which is built on the concept of Qi (energy). Each…

Dessert

Ever wondered why dessert comes at the end of the meal? It’s been a bit since I’ve done any recipe testing. T’was needed. I was thinking about making a less bad for you version of chocolate chip cookies, which got me thinking about dessert, it’s origin & why many of us crave sweets after eating….

Yin and Yang

Yin and Yang You’ve seen the symbol, the circle comprised of two equal parts of black and white. It was even popularized by a clothing brand in the mid-1980s. I’m dating myself. But that symbol is much more than just a fashion statement. It represents Yin and Yang, which in Traditional Chinese Medicine, everything is…

Young Lords and NADA Acupuncture

  Young Lords and NADA Acupuncture Have you ever heard of them? Let’s just say both are pretty dope. The Young Lords are a civil and human rights organization that started in Chicago in the late 1960s and made its way to NYC. They are credited with bringing Auricular (ear) Acupuncture, commonly called the NADA…

Wheel Pose

Wheel Pose I don’t do this pose often, but when I do, I do it on a concrete walkway in my friend’s front yard in Los Angeles on a lovely September afternoon. And when @juliemagnussen asks “can you kick your leg up?” you reply with no and do it anyway. #surprise I have a complicated…