It’s the Chinese New Year and 2016 is the year of the monkey. Monkeys are considered to be intelligent, amusing, and resourceful. They are problem solvers. Although monkeys work well is group settings, they are also independent and strive to meet goals. The Chinese New Year is a time to reflect upon the Lunar Year… Read more »
It’s time to dress in layers to help keep our bodies healthy. Here are a few suggestions that will help you stay warm and happy.
Cold and flu season is here! In Asia many yummy foods are also herbs that are also remedies to help your body fight infections. And one of them is GREEN ONIONS also known as SCALLIONS. Green onions (cang bai in Chinese) are acrid and warm in properties and go to the Lung and Stomach. Their basic indications… Read more »
Have you ever visited The Gathering Point and seen Michele scraping a patient’s back with a plastic scraper? Have you wondered what that’s all about? Scraping the skin is an ancient Chinese healing technique called “gua sha.” The word gua (pronounced “gwa”) means “to scrape.” The word sha (pronounced “shaw”) means toxins. Thousands of years… Read more »
It’s the holiday season, and many of us are thinking about what to bring to Thanksgiving dinner. Many people do not have that luxury. Did you know that food insecurity affects 16 million kids and their families each year? Hunger is not only an issue of health, [it] is extremely detrimental to a child’s education… Read more »