Wellness

5 lessons to help you navigate big change (aka things we’ve learned while making big change).

Since we opened our doors in April 2015 you’ve known us to be full of fun and wise with wellness tips. Most importantly though, you know us as regular humans who drink milkshakes, swear and also mediate, and who have just as much real life to handle as anyone else. As wellness people who also happen to be business people, you’d think we might be exempt from stress and tough decisions because we can be … Read More

8 Tips for Keeping you Healthy in Winter

As a Chinese Medicine practitioner I am a bit obsessed with keeping people from getting too cold. I admit it. Guilty. I’m like the cold police. Which means that despite my husband’s strong pleas that I stop concerning myself with his winter weather gear I still went searching high and low for the scarf and hat he was most likely to wear in below freezing temperatures – just in case. He rolled his eyes when … Read More

Wellness In the Written Word

By Shannon Collier, LMT and Chaplain and Owner of Holistic Helping Hand After a recent acupuncture session with Joy, she and I were musing on the experience of hurting and healing. I shared my reflection on the “where’s”, “whys” and “what the f’s?” of the discomfort in my middle-aged body and life. In strategizing on how to “feel better” Joy heard me share my enjoyment of writing. Capitalizing on the expression of my own inner-wisdom, … Read More

Anthony Bourdain & Depression – Through the Eyes of a Therapist

By Rosenny Fenton The recent loss of Anthony Bourdain has many talking and thinking of suicide and depression. As a regular viewer and fan of his work (including his CNN series Parts Unknown; No Reservations on the Travel Chanel, A Cooks Tour on the Food Network, and the many other series he has had a hand in, including one of my favorites, Mind of a Chef on PBS) the news of his death feels personal … Read More

A $9.99 nutrition boost!

Hang tight folks, this post may not be for the vegetarian faint of heart. At TSW we talk nutrition. A. Lot. Not everywhere, not every time. And we’re not preachers of one particular way – that would completely undermine our belief that each person is unique and no one way is the right way for everyone. So no worries, you won’t be ambushed by any of us with a lecture on being Paleo, Vegan, Pescatarian… … Read More

Podcast – Wellness Unlocked: Before & After Roundtable Wellness with Nate

“Instead of me trying to control what’s coming in, now it’s me deciding what I want to put out into the world – what energy I want to bring into places; I’m spending so much less time fighting being overwhelmed.” ~ Nate Talk about a ‘before’ and ‘after’! This podcast is our conversation with Nate about this entire Roundtable Wellness project from start to finish, and beyond; we talk about what life is like for Nate … Read More

Roundtable Wellness Experience with Nate: Transitions

Welcome to the eighth vlog Nate published about his progress and experience during our Roundtable Wellness program. The program included several months of acupuncture treatments, yoga, and lifestyle practices focused around nutrition, sleep habits, and self-awareness. Click here to watch. While some people seem aptly able to jump from one thing to the next, no stress no mess, others of us can become basketcases when we’re living life that way. Transitioning smoothly from one activity … Read More

Roundtable Wellness Experience with Nate: Yoga

Welcome to the seventh vlog Nate published about his progress and experience during our Roundtable Wellness program. The program included several months of acupuncture treatments, yoga, and lifestyle practices focused around nutrition, sleep habits, and self-awareness. Click here to watch Before this project, Nate felt intimidated by yoga had never been to a full yoga class. Since going to a couple classes per week, plus the help of some private yoga sessions with Sam, he … Read More

What is Feng Shui?

When you hear Feng Shui, what comes to mind? Some form of old interior decorating with bamboo plants? Something about ‘lucky’ areas of the house? Most people have heard about Feng Shui and are not too sure what it entails. As an acupuncturist, it’s a natural extension of my practice, because it is considered “acupuncture for one’s home”. How so? Acupuncture is based on the theory of moving, clearing, and balancing Qi – energy – … Read More

Roundtable Wellness Experience with Nate: Empaths

Welcome to the sixth vlog Nate published about his progress and experience during our Roundtable Wellness program. The program included several months of acupuncture treatments, yoga, and lifestyle practices focused around nutrition, sleep habits, and self-awareness. Click here to watch Feeling all the feels and you don’t know why? Maybe you’re an Empath. What does that mean? Listen to find out. Empathy is a valuable and important virtue. It can also be overwhelming if you … Read More