Holidays and "Frantic" Are Not Synonymous: Presents & Presence

Where I live, the traffic has already gotten worse.    It starts so early.   Even before Thankgiving the roads became congested.  Now al...

Autumn Into Winter: Nourishing Yourself in the Cold

...And the first of the holidays has passed.   Some of us have already had snow, most of us have had the cold descend.   The way we care...

Oh My, Pumpkin Pie!

You may or may not love pumpkin pie...but your body is nuts about it! Pumpkin pie is one of those seasonal foods -- you know, nature has...

Honoring Our Veterans: Battlefield Acupuncture and Post-Traumatic Stress

Having never served in the armed services myself, there is no way that I can begin to understand the overwhelming trauma and stress associa...

The Great Pretender: True Cold False Heat

It happens to the best of us.  We push and push and push.  We think we are fine.  We think we are more than fine.   We think we are strong....

Feeding Your Soul

I am making my list and checking it twice... ...my grocery list, of course.  I have nineteen days until Thanksgiving and I am planning a...

Raking It In: Oh, My Back!

The trees in my yard are old friends of mine. Through their grace, I can keep my perspective.  Their shade protects us from the summer he...

Autumn's Melancholy

This morning a patient mentioned that she has been feeling a bit melancholy the past few weeks. I asked her if her depression had returned....

Of Certain Age

Don't you just hate when you go to your health care professional with symptoms and they tell you "well, that's just what it fe...

Linking to Heaven

I had a patient come into my office today in terrible shape. His thirty-seven year old son died suddenly four days ago. I was amazed that ...

Finally the Acupuncture on the Radio Video!

This morning I had the opportunity to perform acupuncture on Cindy and Spoon on Atlanta's Star 94 FM "The Cindy & Ray Show"...

A View of Alzheimer's

Imagine waking in the morning every day and not knowing where you are. Imagine not knowing if you have family -- or friends. Imagine that ev...

Anxiety and Depression -- and Paper Mache Chickens

Anxiety and depression are everywhere these days...almost everyone I know suffers from some degree of these. Most of these issues, however...
 

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