2018 Fertility research

2018 Fertility Research

2018 Fertility Research In 2018 fertility research continues to reveal how important our day to day intake can positively impact not only our digestive system, but our reproductive systems as well. A population based fertility research study found that iodine deficiency among a group of woman trying to conceive resulted…

Prenatal Massage

Prenatal Massage

Prenatal Massage Regular massages throughout the pregnancy can help relieve a wide variety of common complaint and discomforts that many women label as “normal” for pregnancy. Massage Therapy is safe throughout all 10 months of pregnancy from conception to birth and proper positioning and pillowing will accommodate your needs throughout…

goals

Setting Positive Wellness Goals for 2018

Setting Positive Wellness Goals for 2018 You survived the hectic shopping centers, holiday parties, feasts and indulgences, and hopefully a period of restfulness and reflection with family and friends.  With every New Year comes a desire to start fresh, a clean slate to begin incorporating the healthy habits we kept…

holiday musings

Holiday Musings– Food, Giving, and Getting Cozy

Holiday Musings – Food, Giving, and Getting Cozy The holiday season brings back fond memories of childhood traditions, delicious food, cherished time with family and close friends, and the general feeling of giving and warmth that is amplified this time of year. I often wish we could bottle the positivity…

window star

Waldorf Paper Stars – Creating Christmas Traditions

Waldorf Paper Stars Our first and wonderful way to start our December is with Waldorf paper stars. Created with tissue paper or straight white paper, these are a lovely way to spend the day with family when the snow falls outside and it’s just a touch too cold to enjoy…

12 Days of Christmas

The Twelve Days of Christmas – Creating Christmas Traditions

The Twelve Days of Christmas – a time of reflection – Creating Christmas Traditions It is sometimes overlooked that Christmas is actually a festival of twelve days and thirteen “Holy Nights”.  The spotting of the first star in the sky on Christmas Eve is marked the first of the Holy…

St. Barbara's Day Branches

St. Barbara’s Day Branches – Creating Christmas Traditions

St Barbara’s Day Branches It is an old custom to cut branches on December 4th, St. Barbara’s Day.  This saint spent a great deal of time shut up in a tower by her pagan father.  Maybe this experience gave her the power to release blossoms from their winter prison, for…

Halibut

Halibut & Potato Chowder

Halibut and Potato Chowder A warming stew, great served with crusty roll &  sautéed or steamed dark leafy greens. 2 tablespoons EVOO 1 large yellow onion, diced 2 slices organic bacon 4 cloves garlic, crushed 1 to 2 teaspoons thyme, dried 1 to 2 teaspoons dill, dried 2 large organic carrots,…

Fevers – To Suppress or Not To Suppress

Fevers – To Suppress or Not To Suppress Fevers often occur with colds and flus and all too often we worry about it and treat a fever inappropriately. Some doctors and researchers call it “fever phobia.”  A fever is the body’s natural and important response to deal with an infection…

DoesAcupunctureHurt

Does Acupuncture Hurt?

Does Acupuncture Hurt? As a Registered Acupuncturist I think that this is the number one question I get asked by new patients who are coming for their very first acupuncture session.  Here is what I tell people: First : Acupuncture needles are very thin, almost as thin as a hair.  They…

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