Inspirational Thought for Today
"The world is its own magic."
- Shunryu Suzuki
- Center Point Healing7309 Baltimore Avenue
College Park, Maryland 20740
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I heard about Susan at Center Point Healing from a Doctor for natural medicine all the way in Florida. I was in so much pain all over from my neck down. Taking 1,000 mg of Tylenol daily for two months. I have always been a healthy eater. My para thyroid... Read more »
Elizabeth is an outstanding acupuncturist. I saw her two years ago for specific physical problems and am continuing to work with her as I address larger life issues. As a movement analyst and teacher, I admire the effective blend of professional skills and personal qualities that Elizabeth brings to her work;... Read more »
Elizabeth is WONDERFUL! I have been seeing her for a little over one year. As she promotes on her website, she is present with you and where you are. She loves her practice, is kind and smart and funny and oh-so-caring about your situation without breaching any professional boundaries. Elizabeth... Read more »
Elizabeth is truly a gem. I have struggled with an auto-immune disease for about six years. After meeting so many “challenging” people in the medical community, she is a HUGE breath of fresh air. She genuinely cares, and she simply knows what she is doing.
I have felt much better,... Read more »
It is with a very high praise that I recommend Elizabeth Fellows to you, I have had in the past, some experience with acupuncture and I can say that working with Elizabeth has been a pleasure, and her competence in this field has been demonstrated to me in the course... Read more »
I love Center Point Healing. I have been a patient here since April 2007. From the time I first walked through the doors at Center Point Healing, Elizabeth Fellows has made me feel as if I was her only patient. Before she begins treating you , she sits with you... Read more »
Elizabeth Fellows is a wonderful acupuncturist. She has helped me with several health issues as well as just gaining a feeling of general well-being. My treatment times have been the most relaxing time of the week for me.
S.M., Springdale, Maryland
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Elizabeth provides great service. She asks questions to ascertain any medical issues you have and really listens to what you say. Her treatment plan is holistic and I can say that the overall quality of my health has improved. I will continue to use her services.
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Acupuncture has been a godsend to my life. Prior to coming to you for treatment, I was one of the biggest skeptics around. I had been on medication after medication and even tried herbal teas and foot soaks but nothing has compared to the relief that I’ve gotten from acupuncture... Read more »
I have been seeing Elizabeth for over a year. She is a highly intuitive, thoroughly professional practitioner. Her office is warm and inviting. Her acupuncture treatments have served me well in many ways, physically and emotionally.
There have been a number of immediate improvements to my well being along the... Read more »
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The season of fall brings cooler weather and shorter days. As with any season, the world adjusts accordingly. Plants begin to go dormant, animals begin scrounging for food to store to get them through the upcoming winter months and humans start winterizing everything.
As fall descends on the land, it reminds us we need to start cutting back on the numerous cooling foods that are consumed during the summer months. Things like raw foods, salads, juices and fruits should be decreased because they can create too much cold in the body, according to traditional Chinese medicine. continue reading
Statistics show eight out of 10 people will experience low back pain at some point during their life. Seeking medical treatment for back pain is very common. Typically back pain is fleeting and can be easily resolved with rest, heat and an occasional anti-inflammatory like ibuprofen. However, once the damage is done, the recurrence of back pain can be as high as 50 percent. Part of this is because as we age, things like muscles and tendons become less flexible and pliable. It is also very well known in the United States, people are too sedentary and this leads to excess weight gain that can create added pressure on the body, especially the low back. continue reading
Colors float on gossamer wings
to splash Autumn, on all things.
Crisp cool winds my fingers bite
and swirl dead leaves, a dusty sight.
A hunter’s horn blows from the hill
while all the birdsong goes quite still.
Times has come for Tricks or Treats.
and small white ghosties filled with sweets.
Cry no tears for Summer’s sun.
Autumn’s brisk bright days have come.
Try this recipe to cool off on our Hot, Hazy, Humid days!
1/2 big seedless watermelon
1 cucumber – peeled and seeded
1 red bell pepper – seeded
1 red chili pepper – seeded
1 red onion – peeled
3 cloves of garlic – peeled
1 fist full of basil
2 sprigs of oregano
3 tbsp of lime juice
Several mint leaves
Any fresh herb you would like
Salt and pepper to taste
Mix everything in a blender or food processor until smooth. Add one cubed zucchini to the gazpacho and garnish with mint, basil, cilantro, lime or gorgonzola, hot sauce or yogurt.
Tasty Tuesday will no longer be every week. We will be sharing food and recipes once or twice a month — still on a Tuesday. Our next “Tasty Tuesday” for the month of May will be May 22nd. Stop in to see us then!
Today we are having a light, fresh, and pretty spring soup. This spring-green colored soup is Vegan, Gluten-Free, Fat-Free, and Low Sodium. For those of you watching your weight and your cardiovascular health, it is a perfect accompaniment to a spring meal.
6 1/2 cups of low sodium vegetable broth
1 large leek, white and light green parts only (you can save the dark green parts for making stock later)
2 medium Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cut into 1″ pieces
1 bunch of asparagus (about 1 pound), trimmed, and cut into 1″ pieces
2 cups coarsely chopped broccoli florets
2 TBSP chopped fresh chives
1. Heat 1/2 cup of your vegetable broth over medium-high heat. Once hot, add leek, and reduce heat to medium. Cook leek until tender, about 5 minutes. Stir frequently so it doesn’t stick or burn (if the liquid is burning off, turn heat down further).
2. Add remaining broth and potatoes, and bring to a boil.
3. Stir in asparagus and broccoli and bring to a boil again.
4. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer gently until vegetables are soft, about 15 minutes.
5. Remove pot from heat and allow it to cool slightly.
6. Puree in blender, Vitamix, or use immersion blender, taking care not to burn yourself on the hot soup.
7. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Garnish with fresh chives.
Just a note to say that “Tasty Tuesday” is on hiatus until February due to the death of my beloved father, James Lancaster.
We will resume on February 7th with something yummy!