Luna Healing Arts: A Natural Women’s Health Clinic

I’m thrilled to announce the rebrand of my business and acupuncture clinic for natural women’s health. I’m also thrilled to officially announce my name change, from Tina Grinold to Tina Nicastro. From Tina Grinold Acupuncture and Wellness, to The Luna Way, and now to Luna Healing Arts, LLC, we’ve been through a few evolutions of…

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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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“Natural” Birth + Evolving Expectations

My baby boy turns one today. Along with the disbelief, I find myself deep in reflection and remembering. I remember how fiercely protective I was during pregnancy and even more so after baby arrived. I remember wanting to do everything the “right” way, the “natural” way. I remember my whole paradigm shifting through the process…

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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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