My Wellness Blog

Common Misconceptions about Meditation…and why you need to start a practice

I suggest starting a consistent meditation practice to virtually all of my patients. Why? What is meditation and why is it perceived as challenging by so many people? In this article, I will address some of the common misconceptions about meditation and why it is worth beginning a practice. #1 Meditation is “having no thoughts”. Meditation is often thought of as some woo-woo, disembodied state where your mind is empty and you’re somehow existing, or “floating”, in a blissful, empty-headed…

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Anxiety in the time of COVID

This past year has been hugely difficult for so many reasons. For some, the stress of not seeing loved ones or worrying about them has been overwhelming. For others, the loss of work or financial instability has led to anxiety about how they will pay the bills. For some, this period has allowed them to slow down, reconnect with themselves, their kids, their animals and their homes, and has been a sort of respite from the day-to-day rat race. For…

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Does Perimenopause Cause Fatigue?

As an acupuncturist, I see many female patients around mid-life (during perimenopause) who are experiencing extreme (also known as “crashing”) fatigue. Does perimenopause cause fatigue? It absolutely can. Many women going through perimenopause, or the initial stages of menopause, experience this overwhelming fatigue. It is absolutely debilitating. Often, the sufferer finds herself unable to continue with her regular day, as she simply must lie down and nap. If she is driving, she may need to pull over at a rest stop and close…

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Constitutional Facial Acupuncture

Hillary is fully trained and certified in Constitutional Facial Acupuncture™, a protocol developed by Mary Elizabeth Wakefield, L.Ac. and practiced around the globe for decades. It is a safe, relatively painless and effective treatment for renewing the face as well as the whole body. Fine lines may be entirely erased, deeper lines reduced and bags around neck and eyes firmed. Extremely fine needles are placed at a variety of acupuncture points on the face, neck and around the eyes to…

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