Fall: The Season For Clearing + Nourishing

It’s FALL AGAIN! Absolutely my favorite time of the year. The leaves are turning to bold oranges, yellows, and reds. There’s a chill in the air. And the sky is that perfect, crisp blue that only shows up during the fall season here in the New England states. There’s a lot to be grateful for this time…

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The Syndrome of NOT ENOUGH

We have a serious public health crisis going on. It’s something we all suffer at LEAST once in our lives, but more often, it’s an ongoing struggle. It sneaks into our every waking moment. It hijacks our mind and kills our happiness. It affects our mental-emotional health and our physical health. It’s all around us,…

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Beginnings, Purpose, Perspective

A few years ago, I woke up in a starring role for a life I never imagined. I was a high school English teacher for one of the most academically rigorous schools in the state of CT. By many standards, I had “made” it. I had a good job, in a good district, with good…

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Curing the RBF. . .

RBF. Resting Bitch Face. Apparently, this is a thing. The other day, I was browsing an acupuncturist facebook group and stumbled across this story: A woman walks into an acupuncturist’s office and asks to be treated for, of all things, RBF. The acupuncturist joked, “Well, this is a first!” I just laughed out loud, shaking my head in…

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Why I Chose Acupuncture

When I left my first “real” job at 27, I didn’t have a clear plan. I didn’t know what I was going to “do” next or “how I was going to make it.” And, let me tell you, this FREAKED OUT a lot of people, including my parents, some of my friends, and my then-colleague-now-husband.…

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