The Art Of Saying Goodbye

“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” -Dr. Seuss Ok, I’ll admit it. I stink at goodbyes. Not just the big goodbyes but often the day to day, everyday down on the …...

The Repackaging of Acupuncture

For centuries, the impetus behind discovery has been both necessity and competition. Making it to a destination is always deemed best when one gets there first. Controversy brews from questionable calls, tied points, and poorly kept records. We, as humans, …...

The “Winter” Time of the Menstrual Cycle

In case you haven’t noticed, Energy Matters publishes our newsletters seasonally. That’s because in Chinese Medicine, living in harmony with the seasons is an important part of cultivating health. Another key tenet is that what’s in the macrocosm (the universe)...

Autumn Brim

The harvest season is not only a time to stock for the winter, it is also an excellent time to shore up your energy reserves. We pull our energy from different sources: food, water, sleep (of course), but also solitude, …...

What Do You Believe?

On a recent road trip with my kids I had lots of driving time to unwind, contemplate, feel the wind in my hair and let a lot of overly-structured life go. It’s here that I find the most creativity and …...