wellness Articles
The Energetics of Food
Monday, April 18th, 2016 by Lynn Jaffee
I just got word that our community garden plot has been turned over and is ready for planting. Its a little early here in Minnesota to put anything in the ground, but Im excited to start digging, transplanting, and wateringnot so much with the weeding. Mostly, Im excited to start... Read more
Acupuncture and the Healing Power of the Mind
Monday, April 11th, 2016 by Lynn Jaffee
I have a Google alert set up for the keywords acupuncture and Chinese medicine. What this means is that every day I get an email from Google with articles, studies, and links where those words appeared in a newsworthy manner. I get lost of notices about acupuncture clinics that a... Read more
Cutting Out Sugar: 10 Reasons You Need to Do It Now
Sunday, April 3rd, 2016 by mike
Cutting Out Sugar 10 Reasons Why You Must Just a few years ago, the talk was cutting back on using salt. Then, sugar became the focus and we were told that cutting out sugar was important because it caused obesity, type-2 diabetes, and many other health problems. Here we are in 2... Read more
Is Qi Finite?
Thursday, March 24th, 2016 by Lynn Jaffee
A couple months ago I gave a presentation to a small group of women on the concept of Qi. There were about a ten of us gathered around a table, and most were older. I was explaining that Qi, or energy, is needed to power your bodys many functions. But as I got to the part where I... Read more
Weak Core Muscles? 5 Signs You Need To Strengthen It
Sunday, March 20th, 2016 by mike
Do You Have Weak Core Muscles When it comes to neglected body parts, the core muscles are at the top of the list as having large biceps or tone legs seem to be the focus to look more attractive. The core muscles, which are some of the most functional and important muscles we have... Read more
Seven Things to Love About Spring
Tuesday, March 15th, 2016 by Lynn Jaffee
Its spring here in the north country. The ice has melted off the lakes, birds are singing again, and tiny green things are sprouting out of the ground. We Minnesotans are a hearty group. As soon as the mercury inches above freezing, there are hoards of people out in their shorts ... Read more
Are Energy Drinks Bad For Your Health?
Saturday, March 5th, 2016 by mike
Are Energy Drinks Bad For You Over the past few years the number of companies that have entered the energy drink market has skyrocketed but are energy drinks bad for you These drinks seem to be all the rage, especially with the younger crowd, as they have outrageous claims of unl... Read more
The Nature of Flow
Monday, February 29th, 2016 by Lynn Jaffee
About three years ago my husband and I moved to a small townhome in the woods. The best part of where I live is that there is a small creek that I cross every day coming and going from home. The creek snakes through the woods, reflects the sun in the morning, and changes its pers... Read more
Are You Missing Out On The Benefits of Spinning?
Sunday, February 14th, 2016 by mike
The Benefits of Spinning Spinning classes have become one of the most popular classes around, so if you havent tried one yet then it is time for you to start getting the benefits of spinning. Even if you do just one spinning workout a week you can still improve your cardiovascula... Read more
Understanding Dampness in Chinese Medicine
Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 by Lynn Jaffee
When I was about five years old I fell into a swimming pool in late November. I lived in New England, and at that time of year the leaves had fallen off the trees and the ground was frozen. Winter was just around the corner, but it was not yet bitterly cold. I had my snowsuit and... Read more
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