Ever walk into an acupuncture [or other] appointment feeling old, broken, or like a hot mess? Ever wondered what’s going through your practitioner’s head? It’s worth knowing you are not being sized up or judged. Here’s a glimpse of what goes through my head with each patient:
You. Are. Amazing.
Your unique lens on the world is fascinating.
Your spark is undeniable.
Your deep desire to live a life that is interesting, delicious, gorgeous, significant, free & unbridled does not go unnoticed.
Your ability to care deeply about people and issues that matter to you is profound.
Your patience with pain and discomfort and exhaustion is extraordinary.
Your vulnerability to ask for help is praiseworthy.
Your bravery around needles and fire is impressive.
Your curiosity to navigate the mystery of your body’s symptoms is beautiful.
Your internal awareness of how everything is connected is illuminating.
Your capacity for love – to give and receive – is at a superpower level.
Your cells’ response to treatment – no matter how subtle or dramatic – is a miracle.
You. Are. A. Miracle.
And, you are Groot.