Why Past Injuries Affect Present Treatment (and Future Wellness
It’s common to experience injuries during our lives. It is a natural part of learning about our limits while we inhabit our physical bodies. It may take a fall on the sidewalk to learn that I shouldn’t try to run full speed on it if it’s covered in ice. Perhaps I should wait for the baking sheet to cool down before I grab it with my bare hands. As unfortunate and painful as these lessons may be, they are necessary parts of our growth. We remember these instances so that we can be better prepared…
Stress is not good for our health OR our immunity
Did you know that experts estimate that upwards of ninety percent of all disease is stress-related? Perhaps nothing depletes us or ages us more quickly, than chronically high stress levels. And it's terrible for our immune system.
In modern day lifestyle, most of us experience elevated levels of stress on a daily basis. Stress activates our body’s sympathetic nervous system’s response of “fight, flight or freeze.” This response is our body’s primitive, autonomic, innate response that prep…
It's been a long winter, colder than many of us expected and challenged by a nervous questioning of what we individually and collectively value and stand for. In Chinese Medi…
Free Ear Seed Treatments as part of Walk Williams Wednesdays
Join the Wellness Center for a free Ear Seed Treatment every second Wednesday of the month from 12:45-1:30 through June 14th! This New monthly Walk Williams event kicks of Feb. 8th and continues the second Wednesday of every month. From 5-9 pm, Walk Williams and explore the Williams District. Discover one-of-a-kind Williams District deals from unique businesses. Follow the lighted balloons in the evening to old favorites and brand new hot spots. Join your neighbors for a social night out. Find a…
There are so many ways to give back and get involved, here are some resources to get started:
Help protect the water and sacred sites at Standing Rock by supporting the protest against the Dakota Pipeline. Supply List Donate
Join or Donate to ACLU to stand up for your cause:
- Defend free speech and the right to protest
- Fight relentless attacks on reproductive freedom
- Push for reforms to our racially-biased criminal justice system
Out of the darkness comes the light.
Through this, let's remember to breathe deeply. Meditate. Stay ground…
By: Lili Scott
As we transition into the season of shorter, colder days, it's a wonderful time to consider our relationship with gratitude, and to be grateful for the gifts in our lives.
In Chinese Medicine, our Qi is said to follow our intention or mental energy. Different mental and emotional patterns do different things to our energy: overthinking and worry knot the qi; anger makes it rise up, fear sinks it, sadness dissolves it and so on.
It is my experience that gratitude provides a k…