3 Myths About Acupuncture You Need to Know Today

Acupuncture, used for centuries, is one of the most popular forms of alternative and complementary medicines. However, despite its long history, acupuncture is often met with skepticism in the Western world. Many myths surround the ancient practice and have circulated for years. It can be challenging to separate fact from fiction. This article will dispel three of the most common myths about acupuncture. 1. Acupuncture is painful. While acupuncture does involve the insertion of needles, …

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The Foundation of Living a Wellness Lifestyle

In a previous article, I wrote about the art of self-preservation. I summed it up by saying. The art of self-preservation is a way of life, a mindset, and a process. It is a lifestyle you design to achieve your highest potential for well-being. Self-preservation is a skill you cultivate and master over time for a wellness lifestyle.  In this article, I want to dive deeper into a wellness lifestyle. The Global Wellness Institute defines wellness as …

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Part 3 | What is Chinese Medicine and Why You Should Learn More About It

Over the past few months, I have taken you on a journey of learning about the healing power of eastern herbal medicine. Today, I will leave you with a home herbal medicine cabinet. These are standard formulas for common health issues like pain, sleep, digestion, stress, emotional support, and upper respiratory conditions like allergies, colds, and flu. I hope you find this helpful in achieving health naturally and holistically. Please check with your practitioner if you have …

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Part 2 | What is Chinese Medicine and Why You Should Learn More About It

In the last article, I introduced Traditional Chinese herbal medicine. This article will discover the benefits, costs, and how to find a qualified practitioner. Let’s begin with the benefits. Benefits Chinese herbal medicine is an art and science. It can treat various health conditions, provide preventative care, and improve overall health when prescribed correctly. Another great use of herbal medicine is in a holistic approach to health, which considers the mind, body, and spirit. This …

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Part 1 | What is Chinese Medicine and Why You Should Learn More About It

PART 1 | INTRODUCTION What do you think when you hear Traditional Chinese medicine? Most people think of acupuncture, but there is more to the story. The truth is there are actually three primary modalities that make up the complete healing system, also known as TCM – acupuncture, herbology, and Asian bodywork.  Today, Chinese herbal medicine is gaining popularity in the western world. People are becoming more interested in natural approaches to their health and …

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