Do you remember the Golden Rule? Being a parent is such an important job. I believe parents are the most important pillars of support for a healthy society. Parents are responsible for raising the next generation. And having a Golden Rule or something to guide their parenting is healthful. It’s an awesome responsibility to be […]
Words are keys to unlock wisdom – opening a path to enlightenment and higher levels of awareness.
Ever hear the fable about the Fox and the Tiger? I love children’s stories because they often have a great message. There is a Chinese story called The Fox and The Tiger. It’s a story about how a fox exploits a tiger’s might. I’ll paraphrase the story here; One day a tiger was hunting. The […]
Teach a Child to Fish I think there’s some important lessons to be learned when you teach a child to fish. I loved fishing when I was a kid. I remember, as a teenager, jumping on my bike early in the morning before the sun came up and riding out to Block Rock reservoir or Ice […]
“The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his
patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and
prevention of disease.”
Health Awareness and Disease Prevention YIN YANG THEORY Yin-Yang Theory is a method of categorization that is a fundamental concept of Taoism Philosophy originating in Ancient China and dating back thousands of years, perhaps before a written language was developed. Yin-Yang Theory can be considered a tool that can aid us in the understanding of […]
In the practice of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine the concept of good health is good circulation in regards to lifestyle patterns and body functions. Healthy circulation should be smooth and balanced without obstruction. When our bodily functions or lifestyle patterns are obstructed or irregular, pain and disease can result. There are many negative conditions that […]
Aloha and Mahalo – words conveying immeasurable blessings or prayers The meaning of Aloha (ah loh’ hah) – superficially a greeting or a farewell but upon deeper contemplation an invocation of the Divine, love, sacredness, a blessing, that which invokes the Devine, acknowledgments of the Divinity that dwells within, that which can only be experienced and […]
When I consult with a new patient I find it helpful to explain Yin Yang Theory so they can better understand the diagnosis based on Traditional Oriental Medicine (TOM) which includes acupuncture. This symbol represents natural balance – two opposites coming together in harmony. On the left is Yang – rising and accumulating towards the […]
“Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.” ~ Carl Jung
The happiest people don’t have the best of everything, they just make the best of everything they have.