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Roundtable Wellness Experience with Nate: Listening To Your Body

Welcome to the first 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. In this vlog, find out what it means to be in a listening relationship with your body and why Nate thinks this is crucial to healing. Nate takes you through what living with depression and … Read More

Podcast – Wellness Unlocked: Roundtable Wellness Experience with Nate

“I thought my body was physically rendering what my mental state was… turned out [that it was the exact opposite]. As I took care of myself physically…that cleanse (I was looking for) came from what I was doing physically.” ~ Nate Welcome to the Roundtable Wellness Experience: Nate. This is an introduction to a special project we’ve been working on for awhile. Nate is our producer at Wellness Unlocked and a longtime friend and colleague of … Read More

Rainy reframe; how to deal with this rain.

This weather has been getting some of us down. The other day I thought to myself, I’ve always wanted to know what it was like to live in England, or Seattle – not that Silver Spring, MD is quite the same, yet this weather gives me just an idea. I think I’ll stay here then. I’ve been pretty bummed out with so much rain, and today when I came downstairs and noted the grayish-blue skies … Read More

26 things your acupuncturist wants to know about you.

    I’m often speaking to my family members when they mention something in passing that has me pause and say, “Did you tell your acupuncturist about that?” Usually the answer is, “No, I didn’t think to tell him/her.” Chinese medicine practitioners are whole health practitioners. So, even if you’ve come to see an acupuncturist because of a shoulder injury or for anxiety, that doesn’t mean that what’s happening in other parts of your body … Read More

What to do when you’re in a panic

You’re probably not reading a blog when you’re in the throes of a panic attack. So store this like a squirrel’s nut next time you’re running late to a meeting, if your’e on the metro when it starts smoking, or sitting calmly when suddenly a wave of overwhelming dread comes over you (like during turbulence). When your heart and mind are racing, when you’re having a hard time taking a full breath, and can’t seem to … Read More

Does the end of Daylight Savings depress you?

Sunlight. Is. Medicine. As we come to a close of Daylight Savings Time on our corner of the hemisphere this November 2nd, 2014, we say goodbye to longer days and hello to winter nights. This brings a sense of impending doom for some folks. If this is you, you’re not crazy. The body and mind are both involved in this case of the blues – you may experience both a biological and psychological reaction (sometimes … Read More