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The secret to living with Vitality.

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“Where Qi flows, there is no pain”  (Chinese adage)

Last week I worked with a client who got me thinking about Vitality and it’s relationship to Qi. She is smart, creative, loving, focused, goal-oriented, interested in life, yet she just can’t get out of her rut. “I’m just tired,” she said. I could see it in her face, and after tuning in and allowing

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Healing Trauma – Life’s painful gifts

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Trauma, defined by Wikipedia, is 1) damage to the biological organism, 2) damage to the psyche, and 3) damage to the social life. The word trauma invokes images of people whose lives have been upset because of natural disasters, accidents, death, floods, and war. In this internet age, we have all at least seen the

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Spring, Magic, and the Element of WOOD.

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Spring is the WOOD season in Chinese Medicine. Wood is the unfettered GREEN growth of life when energy RISES. Generally during this time we HAVE a lot of energy and feel the drive to get our projects going. When already going, we feel the pressure to solidify the fruits of our labor. But fruiting comes

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The Healing Power of your Organs

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As a shiatsu practitioner, I have been studying the energetics of healing for many years. I study and work with Qi, the life force energy of the universe that moves throughout our bodies via meridians. Meridians are like highways

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