What’s the kindest way forward? For you, right now? There are always options, and I don’t know what’s right for you — but you do.Read More
Align Acupuncture Blog. Musings about healing, acupuncture, herbal medicine, breathwork, and more.
At my offices in Brooklyn (serving Gowanus, Park Slope) and Manhattan (Flatiron), I see patients who are dealing with chronic pain (back pain, neck and shoulder pain, knee pain, hip pain, and ankle pain), headaches + migraines, digestive issues (IBS, colitis), infertility, stress, insomnia, PMS, women's health, and autoimmune conditions (Lyme, Hashimoto's, thyroid conditions, and many more).
“What should I eat?"
This question is a common one in my healing arts practice. The people who come to me (maybe you are one of them!) are highly motivated to feel better, and they want to know everything possible about how to create sustainable healing. They know that food matters, but maybe aren't sure what's best for them and their health issues, or maybe they don't quite believe it'll really make a difference.
This is one of my very favorite topics. Here, I'm offering some places to start your own inquiry into food and mealtimes. Let me know how it goes!Read More
Expression is not just for kids and artists -- it’s for everyone. And not only that -- it's essential for health and healing.Read More
Fatigue is one of the most common concerns that inspires people to explore acupuncture and herbs. “I am exhausted all the time,” they tell me. “I think I’m doing a lot right, and I just feel like I should feel more energized.” What could be going on there?
It’s time to stop guessing and start testing for these 5 potential underlying issues.Read More
Is suffering optional?
(Spoiler: yes!)Read More
How does fear show up for my patients, in their bodies, health, and experience? What do I know, for sure, about fear, if anything? How does it show up for me? And what do we do with it?Read More
Ever notice that, sometimes, people aren’t in a conversation with you, per se, but more with a script running in their head that’s loosely based on you? (Also: ever notice that it's not "people," but you running that automated script?)
Noticing, making space for discomfort, staying curious : in my experience, this is how we heal, whether from physical pain, emotional pain, relationship patterns, or anything. And the way in is through groundedess.Read More