Emotional wellness affects so many aspects of health. In Traditional Asian Medicine, there has been an understanding of the mind body connection for thousands of years. Here are three key ways to help improve/maintain emotional wellness from a Traditional Asian Medicine perspective. #1 Eat For Wellness … Continue reading Three Important Tips For Emotional Wellness Using Traditional Asian Medicine
As someone who has experienced sexual violations, I have worked hard for decades to reclaim all of myself. Assisting women for almost 15 years now in clinical practice, I’ve seen unfortunately how common sexual abuse is and how it impacts our health. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, anxiety, self deprivation, weight management issues, painful periods, fibroids… Continue reading April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
After my father passed I found myself wanting foods that I don’t usually eat and in large quantities, like a tub of chocolate mousse. Yes a tub. I knew something was going to need to shift to not allow the emotions that I was having cloud what I know as a health professional and what… Continue reading The Detox That Saved Me
Dr. Danett (Doctor of Acupuncture & Asian Medicine and women’s health specialist) discusses why goji berries are a top choice of herb for preventive care for women. She includes how much goji to use as well as ways to use them and whom should not use them.
It can be quite natural to feel the inner workings of your reproductive system during menstruation, or as the body prepares to menstruate. But, when it is not just feeling the inner workings, but there is pain, that is not fun. While many women regularly experience painful cramping around and or during their menses, does… Continue reading Painful Cycles
The Ocean is one of the most amazing and powerful sources of healing that we may have on this planet. Just going to it, sitting and watch it can be very restorative. It makes up the majority of the earth, and of our bodies. Many of us love to put our feet over board, or… Continue reading The Ocean: The Ultimate Healer
It’s summer and there is nothing that quite hits the spot like water. Whether you are drinking it, or taking a dip. Water is one of the five elements of Traditional Asian Medicine, and in many cultures is revered as the ultimate healer. Water cleanses us, cools us, and soothes us. That being said, it… Continue reading Water, Water Everywhere….
One of the things that we are commonly having to deal with is exposure to environmental pollutants. They can come in just about anyway that our body can receive from the environment. Case in point: Our water. For this reason,… Continue reading Bustin’ Out: Stand Up for Your Breasts- Part 2
I was so relieved when I learned the term “Yoni”. Finally, a word that I could use to reference my private part without sounding like a scientist, or just down right crass. “Yoni” is a Sanskrit word that means ‘vagina and includes the womb and all of its parts’. It also translates to ‘sacred temple’. … Continue reading What is a Yoni?