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Gift Guide

Gift Guide

By Heidi Weiss, NTP, MPH While we tend to prefer experiences over things for gifting (see below 😉), we do want to share a few treasures that are unique and would make beautiful holiday gifts because they:   help us see the beauty that surrounds us help us feel...

Acupuncture + Exercise Improves Post-Covid Syndrome

Acupuncture + Exercise Improves Post-Covid Syndrome

Guest Post by Angie Clifford, MSOM, LAc What is Post-Covid Syndrome (PCS) also known as “long Covid”? “PCS encompasses a constellation of potential symptoms experienced by patients for 4 weeks or longer following infection with Covid-19”. Evidence shows that symptoms...

How Does Pilates Improve Your Posture?

How Does Pilates Improve Your Posture?

by Heidi Weiss, MPH, FNTP Do you cringe when you see your child or spouse slouching? Or maybe you've caught a glimpse of your own profile in a moment of exhaustion or laziness and heard your mom's voice in your head. What is it about posture that gets us so worked...

Skincare to Change the World

Skincare to Change the World

When I met Nan through a mutual friend, I was so impressed not only by the products she was creating as a single mom so far from her native home, but also by her genuine spirit and earth-centered ethic. I hope you enjoy reading her story. By Nan WangParenthood has a...

What to Expect in a Shamanic Reiki Session

What to Expect in a Shamanic Reiki Session

Guest Post by Caitlin Couture, LMT Reiki channels the universal life force energy to encourage balance and peace, while shamanism draws from the power of nature and the multitudes of spiritual realities. Separately both practices offer powerful insights and...

Four Acupressure Points for Immune Health

Four Acupressure Points for Immune Health

By Katherine Armer, MSTCM, Lac   Even before the world was gripped by Covid anxiety, we all could use help boosting our immune systems. First and foremost, getting good sleep, exercising, eating healthy whole foods (avoiding sugar and refined carbs!) and managing...

5 Signs You Need a Massage

5 Signs You Need a Massage

by Caitlin Couture, LMT and Heidi Weiss, MPH Movement and massage are powerful forms of stress-relief, and can assist with both physical and mental release. But how do you know when to use movement as a form of release and when to use manual therapies like massage?...

The Misnomer of Self-Care

The Misnomer of Self-Care

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass, the world is too full to talk about. Ideas, language, even the phrase ‘each other’ doesn’t make any sense. - Rumi   By Heidi Weiss, NTP,...

Balancing the Nervous System

Balancing the Nervous System

Guest Post by Iona Rainbow River, LMT In these trying times, many of us often function in a chronic state of stress, which a state of low-grade  “fight/flight/freeze" response, or the autonomic nervous system’s sympathetic response. It's a useful, protective function...

What to Expect During Your Massage

What to Expect During Your Massage

Guest Post by Caitlin Couture, LMT For some, not getting a massage was the thing you missed during the pandemic - but you have no idea when or how to plunge back in. For others, getting a massage has never been a regular event, and while you might know that you need...

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