breathing techniques

Hope for the New Year

You get what you expect in life so why not pray for a miracle in 2016? Over the course of this year, you’ll have 365 opportunities to do your part to help make this happen. A good start would be to manage your stress when stuck waiting in line or in traffic: Breathe in through your […]

Back Pain

How to relieve lower back pain

As you rush to get out the door in the morning, you throw your things over one shoulder and bend down to put your shoes on. On the way down…lower back pain. Uh-oh. You know you’re supposed to equally distribute the weight of a heavy backpack, computer bag or oversized purse by putting the strap over your head if […]

what is acupuncture

What is acupuncture?

Science is catching up to the Chinese, who have used acupuncture for over over 4,000 years to treat chronic low back pain, nausea and many other conditions. What is acupuncture? The goal is to get your “chi” or normal flow of energy moving again throughout your body. To do this, a doctor may insert very small, sterile needles in your […]


9 ways to shovel snow more safely.

You’re cozy inside and looking out at beautiful glistening snow, like solid sequins covering your yard. Then your weather forecaster warns you should clear the snow from your drive or else it will freeze and become even more difficult to remove. So you go out and start shoveling snow. It feels good. You’re on top of things […]