Anxiety

This week in our exploration of life as seen through Chinese medicine’s Five Phase theory, we’re going to discuss how […]

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Applying Five-Phase Theory: Shyness

Now that we’ve discussed each of the five phases a bit on its own, how can it help you in […]

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Wood

The last phase in this introductory series is Wood.  By process of elimination, you may have already deduced that the […]

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Water

This week, the weather has been hot, sunny and dry.  The middle of summer, the height of Fire Phase season, […]

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Metal

After the heat of summer and the abundance of harvest, we begin to look inward, reflect; prepare for winter.  Fall […]

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Earth

Once the heat, movement and expansion of Fire pass away, it leaves ashes- Earth.  Earth is one of the five […]

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Fire

This week marked the summer solstice, the longest day of the year.  We ushered in the official beginning of summer, […]

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It Takes All Kinds

As far as altruisms go, this is one of my favorites, because it is not only true, it is necessary […]

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Hot Flashes

Women’s health is one area where acupuncture can be highly effective and practical.  Although the hormone fluctuations women experience from […]

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The Scientist

If you had asked me ten years ago what career path I’d take, I would not have said “acupuncturist.”  Growing […]

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