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The Water Element and the Power of Surrender: An Interview With Sarah Clark, LAc

Interview with Sarah Clark, LAc, by Lindsay Wilkinson, ND, LAc  Lindsay: Winter can be a tough season for a lot of people. Can you speak to that from a Five Element perspective? Sarah: Winter is the most yin time of the year. We’ve gone through the deathing season of fall, and now everything is in …

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The Metal Element: Inspiration for the Darker Season

By Sarah Clark, LAc              In Classical Chinese medicine, the element associated with fall is metal. Think of the sensual experience of metal: hard, cold, sometimes sharp, often heavy. The heaviness of the metal season can leave us feeling bereft. The leaves fall with abandon, the rain keeps coming. The sun seems to have walked …

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We are All One Heartbeat: an Interview with Dr. Candida Schwartz

Recently I sat down with naturopathic doctor Candida Schwartz. She told me about how she strikes a balance between offering traditional nature cure, running labs, and working with blocks to consciousness through energy work for her patients. Here is what she had to say.    Sarah: Tell me about your journey to becoming a healer.  …

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Stephen Higgins, L.Ac., on The Shen Hammer Pulse Diagnosis System and on the Healing Power of Inclusive Awareness

I recently had an opportunity to sit down with Stephen Higgins, L.Ac. He spoke about the importance of maintaining inclusive awareness with patients, how herbs can be our teachers, and of his study and practice of the richly precise and complex Shen Hammer pulse diagnosis system. Here is what he had to say.    Sarah: …

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Acupuncture as a Conversation With the Body: An Interview With Joanna Present Wolfe, LAc  

Interview by Sarah Clark, LAc  Recently, I had an opportunity to sit down with Joanna Present Wolfe, LAc, at Kwan-Yin Healing Arts Center. She told me about the joy she takes in the creative process of being a healer, about the way she perceives and moves blocks in the meridians, and about the fulfillment she …

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Resolutions vs. Intentions: Sustaining New Year’s Aspirations (And Welcome 2014, Year of the Horse!)

by Joanna Present Wolfe, LAc WELCOME YEAR OF THE HORSE! The classical Chinese New Year begins on the first new moon of the calendar year, which is coming up on January 30, 2014. The lunar cycle of 12 animal years corresponds to the cycle of the seasons, the hours of the day, and the organs …

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