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Five Self Care Tips for Winter

Traditional Chinese medicine teaches that humans should live in harmony with the seasons. According to traditional Chinese medicine there are five seasons: winter, spring, summer, late summer and fall. Each season has many associations that help us change our habits, allowing for a more balanced mind and body. When these systems were being developed, people were living in

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Fighting Flu Season with Acupuncture

While the flu is actually not a season, we have become programmed to think of it as the months of November through March. On average, the flu hospitalizes thousands every year, especially the young and elderly. There are also a number of deaths related to the flu, mostly due to people already having compromised immune systems.

The flu, also known

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Going Deeper: The Kidneys

The organs in Chinese medicine are more than just a physical representation. The organs include not only their physiological function, but also mental, emotional, spiritual and elemental qualities that align with nature and the seasons. Let’s explore the kidneys.

The kidney element in Chinese medicine governs water and is associated with the season of winter, where the energies are

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Winter Wellness Festival

Have you always wanted to know more about acupuncture and holistic healing, but haven’t booked an appointment at Center Point Healing yet? Stop by on Sunday afternoon for a variety of FREE wellness activities:

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New Year, New You?

New Year … New You?
By Elizabeth Fellows, M.Ac., L.Ac., CHHC
Acupuncturist and Holistic Health CounselorDirector, Center Point Healing
New Year’s resolutions.How many of us vow at the start of each new year that we will “get healthy” – eat better, exercise more, quit smoking and lose that extra weight? After January 1, there’s a noticeable uptick Continue reading

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Interesting Ways to Help Your Kids Exercise in Winter

It’s cold and dark outside.

You come home with the kids and all you want to do is snuggle on the couch.

Snuggling in winter may be fun (and I’m not going to say you shouldn’t snuggle) but your kids need something more.  In fact, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), kids need at least 1 hour of

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