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
Not a totally boring blog about acupuncture, breathwork, energy medicine, and self-healing
At my office in Manhattan (Flatiron / Union Square / Chelsea), 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).
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
This is the time of year when we’re really getting into those circular lingering colds and respiratory infections, though the cold snap that’s upon us in NYC and much of the US has also done no one any immune-boosting favors. Do you tend to get every cold and flu that goes around your office or your kids’ school? Do you feel like it takes you weeks to recover from one cold, only to catch another one? If so, read on and learn what you can do to recover your immunity and break the cycle.Read More
This time of year, oh my god -- it can feel impossible to feel relaxed and rooted in healthy food and lifestyle habits when constant holiday parties, “treats” hanging around the office, and potentially stressful family holiday trips and meals are all happening.
But there is really always a way to fully support yourself, no matter the environment, and it doesn’t have to involve contraction, bracing yourself, or over-controlling every aspect of your experience. Here’s what I’ve learned, friends!Read More
No one is thinking about tick bites and Lyme disease this time of year….which means it’s the perfect time for a PSA that Lyme disease can be tricky and devastating; it’s not something you want, trust me and probably any other healthcare practitioner who sees it in their practice; and you can still get bitten by ticks in winter. Gasp! The good news: it’s not hard to be prepared if you do a little bit of research now and have a plan of what to do in advance of finding a tick.Read More
What is metal, even, and what does it have to do with autumn?Read More
How are you feeling right now? Totally energized, enlivened, full of vitality? Never been better?
“That sounds real nice, Aimée, but...no way,” you might be thinking. “I’m feeling pretty tired. Like, I’ve been dragging myself through the things I need to do each day. I can’t think, I feel like I could sleep 11 hours per night and still be tired, and I definitely don’t have enough energy to exercise.”
Maybe you have been feeling exhausted, or tired and wired, for a while now. Read on for the East Asian medicine understanding for why you’ve been so fatigued, and what you can do to support your energy.Read More