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3 Facts about TMJ

September 7, 2019

What you need to know about Temporomandibular (TMJ) Disorders Temporomandibular (TMJ) disorders refers to a group of conditions that affect the joints of the jaw or the temporomandibular joints. These joints are located bilaterally on the face, in front of the ears and connecting the jaw bone to the skull. These joints are complicated, allowing…

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Thrive this Spring in Seattle

4 Lifestyle Tweaks to Thrive this Spring

May 4, 2019

4 Lifestyle Tweaks to Thrive this Spring In traditional Chinese medical theory, one of the best ways to stay healthy is to live in balance with the seasons. Balance, in this context, means mindfully crafting your diet and certain aspects of your lifestyle based on what season it is. An easy way to think about…

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Weight loss myths

Common Weight Loss Myths Busted

April 25, 2019

Common Weight Loss Myths Busted Weight loss advice is so common (and contentious) now. There are competing opinions everywhere. I say, forget about “who’s right” and let’s focus on “what’s right.” Because what gets results is what I’m focusing on in this post. I respect you too much to make empty promises and try to…

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Healthy eating for lifetime of wellness in Bothell, washington

Everything You Think You Know About Healthy Eating is Wrong

February 22, 2019

Everything You Think You Know About Healthy Eating is Wrong and it’s Making You Fat and Tired   Oh my gosh – nutrition and diet info is everywhere!   And each expert and association tries to lead you in their direction because they know best and their advice is going to help you. Right?  …

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Meditation for pain relief

Meditation for Pain-free Living

January 3, 2019

How Can Meditation Help Me?             Life is full of ups and downs. And everybody tends to get overwhelmed at times. But there are many ways of dealing with what happens. Some people go to the gym to workout. Others meet up with friends and enjoy a nice meal with lots…

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Tips to stay focused

Can acupuncture help you stay focused?

September 29, 2018

  Can acupuncture help you stay focused? What does the research say? A recent study published by the Journal of Neural Regeneration Research found acupuncture treatments can lead to improved cognitive function. Functional brain MRIs showed an increase in the communication areas of the brain associated with higher level cognitive function and memory. When cognitive…

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Healthy Holiday Gift Guide

Healthy Holiday Gift Guide

December 4, 2017

Healthy Holiday Gift Guide It’s that time of year again! The holiday season. What I love most about the Holidays is that it is a time to gather with friends and family, reflect on the past year, and make goals for the New Year. It is a time of gratitude, reflection, and an opportunity to…

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Rituals to stay positive

Three Daily Rituals to Stay Positive

February 15, 2017

Rituals to stay positive It’s so important to start your day off on the right foot. A healthy and happy morning can lead to a successful and productive day. Sometimes the key to starting off your day right can be practicing a few daily rituals in order to stay calm, collected and focused. Not only…

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smart goals

How to set S.M.A.R.T. Goals

January 1, 2017

SMART Goals Every New Year we lay out a numerous amount of positive goals we hope to achieve. With the New Year comes new responsibilities, changes and a chance to start fresh. New Year’s resolutions are a big part of most individual’s first week in January, but people begin to lose track of the goals…

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Alternative treatments for psoriasis

Top 5 Alternative Treatments for Psoriasis

August 11, 2015

  Alternative treatments for psoriasis For people with psoriasis, suffering from painful symptoms like inflamed, flaking and red skin is not pleasant. The chronic skin condition is due to an overactive immune system. Many Western treatments include steroid creams and oral medications that come with a slew of unwanted side effects. When those therapies do…

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