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Benefits of Acupuncture

7 Signs That You Need Acupuncture This Spring

Sara Calabro | Posted 06.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Sara Calabro

Last week was the first day of spring. Yahoo! Except for that fact that many people don't feel so hot this time of year. The flu is -- knock on wood -- mostly behind us. Allergies have not quite exploded yet. So, why do so many of us feel off in the early days of spring?

How Acupuncture Relieves Stress

Posted 03.16.2013 | Healthy Living

Good news, acupuncture fans: It really does help relieve stress. And now, a new study is giving a closer look at why. The new study explores the b...

13 Ways Acupuncture Can Change Your Life in 2013

Sara Calabro | Posted 03.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Sara Calabro

The driving idea behind acupuncture is that we're already in possession of everything we need to be well. Acupuncture does not add or subtract anything. Rather, it prompts the body to do what it already knows how to do. It reminds you that you have the power to heal yourself.

What Can Acupuncture Teach Us About Gratitude?

Sara Calabro | Posted 01.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Sara Calabro

Acupuncture is a great teacher on gratitude. The driving idea behind acupuncture is that we already have everything we need to be well.

The Secret to Loving Having Your Body Full of Needles

Sara Calabro | Posted 07.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Sara Calabro

Acupuncture is usually portrayed as a blissful spa-like experience, so relaxing that it causes people to drift off into a peaceful, healing sleep. But not always, and many people have the most anxiety around the part when the needle-wielding acupuncturist leaves their side.

4 Acupuncture-Inspired Ways To Stop Compulsive Phone Checking

Sara Calabro | Posted 07.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Sara Calabro

At the root of our uneasiness with solitude is uncertainty about what we might find. We reflexively reach for our phones because we lack the confidence that tells us we alone are enough.

What Is Acupuncture And Why Does It Work?

Lee Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lee Schneider

When an acupuncturist inserts a needle an inch or so into the skin it touches deep nerve centers that connect to a part of the brain involved with activities like digestion, respiration and the sleep cycle.