Day 10 of Undercover Angels – Undercover Kindness
Today you can do another kindness to someone around you – and this one should be fun! See if you can find someone that might need a little pick me up, and give them a little treat. Try to do it secretly!
You can give anything – a snack, a poem, a cute or funny photo, a flower from outside, an inspirational quote or even a note that speaks to how special they are. The sky’s the limit! Read more “Undercover Angels, Day 10: Kindness”
Day 9 of Undercover Angels – Listening More
Today let’s try one that can be really challenging for some of us – try to spend the whole day (or one conversation) listening more than you talk. While they are talking, try to focus on the amazing miracle that is in front of you, and how lucky you are to have this moment to spend with them. Send then love and blessings…listen with your heart and your ears. Read more “Undercover Angels, Day 9: Listening”
Day 8 of Undercover Angels – Loving Acts
Today is the start of phase two in our undercover adventure! I hope you are feeling more full and abundant after your week of self care. This week we will begin to do loving acts for people in our immediate surroundings. That could be people or critters you live with, work with, communicate with – those that are in your immediate circle. Read more “Undercover Angels, Day 8: Loving Acts”
Let Our Newsletter Support Your Body & Mind During This Seasonal Shift
Fall is here and it’s once again time to slow down and prepare yourself for, dare we say it, WINTER!
Welcome to our fall newsletter! We hope that you have had a fantastic summer. It has truly been a beautiful and lush season. As we head into fall and delight in the changing seasons we have some exciting changes in store in our clinic as well. This season’s newsletter introduces you to some of the new staff and offerings that will be available at the clinic as well as great ways to ready your body and spirit for autumn. Enjoy!
Featured in this newsletter:
- New Acupuncturist Joins Red Cricket
- Winter Body Prep article
- Bone Broth Recipe
- Adopt/Donate a Scoby
Do You Suffer from Spring Allergies?
For many people allergy season is really challenging time. So many of us wait all winter for sun and warmth just to be hit with the discomfort and frustration of allergies. For many of us, allergy season can really be a bummer! Don’t give up! There are great options that can relieve your symptoms as well as move your whole body towards greater health. Read more “Spring Allergies Holding You Back?”
by: Kara Marell
When We Become Too Busy, PAUSE
I catch myself saying “I am too busy for ___” , when in reality I know I am not. I am ‘too busy’ because I am making a choice, and prioritizing other things. You’re only as busy as you allow yourself to feel. It’s about allowing for the pause.
Read more “The Too Busy Complex: Just Pause”
A Health Practitioner’s Confession to the World: I Love What I Do!
I have a confession to make in today’s blog post. Ready? Here it goes– I love what I do.
How many people can say that they truly love their work? How many people are fulfilling their destiny when they go to work each day? Read more “Why I Love What I Do: A Health Practitioner’s Confession”
Free Yourself From Fear in 3 Steps
Recently we’ve all been subjected to a fair amount of Fear, and the stress that comes with it, following the events in Paris, the shooting in California, the coverage of these and other attacks in the media. This year was especially stressful. Regardless of political affiliation and personal outlook on these issues, the over-riding feeling of it all for many people is Fear. It could be Fear for one’s life, fear of the uncertainty of the situation, fear of hurting someone you know, fear of becoming hyper-alert and so on….
In all these cases Fear affects us on a deep level, and while it may not always stop us in our tracks, it’s going with us wherever we go, and creates a kind of veil that colors our thinking and feeling.
To address this Fear, we can identify it in 2 ways:
- What is the biological/Functional need and effect of Fear and what does it feel like?
- How can I release it?
Read more “Outlive Fear: 3 Steps to Free Ourselves”
by Carrie Nightshade, L.Ac., MSOM
With More Self Care, You Can Birth a Happier YOU!
It’s the dark of the morning before my young children awake and start my day of chaos. Today is New Years Eve and as always I wonder why we celebrate the birth of the new year in the deepest cold of winter. Maybe it is because it is the time to turn inward and contemplate. 2015 has been a challenging year for many people. From the drought in California to the Black Lives Matter protest in North Minneapolis I have found it difficult to keep in mind the beauty of humanity.
Read more “Birth of the New Year: More Self Care”
Got a Cold? Try Golden Milk!
Golden milk, or Haldi ka doodh, has been used for centuries in India to help with the common cold. Often times, children made this delicious milk to drink before bed when they began to feel symptoms coming on. If you look at the ingredients, you will find that this drink isn’t just for kids, and it is definitely not just to drink during the cold and flu season.
If you look at this drink through a Chinese medicinal lens, you would find that most of the herbs in this drink strengthen the tummy. Why would that be important? Well, the digestion is they key to a healthy immune system and a healthy body. There is a reason our tummy is in the middle of our body! Studies say that the health of your gut determines up to 75% of your immunity. So, it is essential to treat your tummy right! All of the herbs used in this drink support the digestive process in a soothing, warming way to keep you strong so you can easily defeat any virus that comes your way. Plus, its just darn good. Try it, add spices or change amounts.
Cheers to good health! Read more “Turmeric Golden Milk for Common Colds”