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About luxuriating

I am an acupuncturist and reiki practitioner in the Los Angeles area. I look forward to supporting your wellness journey.

Acupuncture During Pregnancy

Joaquin and me Congratulations! You’re knocked up.  Your hormones are crazy and you might be feeling a tad crappy.  You turn to the internet (or your doctor, I suppose) and you discover that you’re not allowed to take anything you … Continue reading

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How To Bring Your Vacation Home

I’ve decided to move to Maui and open a Shave Ice Shack.

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Monday Inspiration: Mumford & Sons

Love it will not betray you, dismay or enslave you, It will set you free Be more like the man you were made to be. -”Sigh No More” by Mumford & Sons

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Weekly Pick: Myrrh

Ooooooo Myrrh. It conjures up feelings of mystical spirituality, Jesus, and death, doesn’t it? Myrrh is quite earthy so it’s not surprising that

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Monday Inspiration: Dr. Wayne Dyer

 “Conflict cannot survive without your participation.” – Dr. Wayne Dyer   Photo courtesy of lets.book

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Weekly Pick: Adzuki Beans

In honor of Chinese New Year (February 3rd) I have chosen the Adzuki (aka Aduki or Azuki) bean for my newest addition, the Weekly Pick. This is a popular food for Chinese New Year because of its red color, which … Continue reading

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The Best Coffee Alternative

  In the spirit of full disclosure, I am not a coffee drinker.  I love the taste but it makes me feel like I did a bunch of uppers and not in a good way.  It’s my understanding that in homeopathy coffee … Continue reading

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Monday Inspiration: Hafiz

Even after all this time the sun never says to the earth “you owe me.” Look what happens with a love like that. It lights up the whole sky. -The Gift by Hafiz, a Persian poet of the 1300s   … Continue reading

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Birthdays Shmirthdays?

Happy birthday to all the other Scorpios out there!  My birthday is pretty much my favorite day of the year.  I believe acquiring another year of life is a grand achievement worthy of celebration.  This year, however, I came upon … Continue reading

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Monday Inspiration: Dumbledore

“The happiest man alive would look in the mirror and see himself exactly as he is.”   Dumbledore, Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone Image: Pablo Picasso’s Girl Before a Mirror

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Monday Inspiration: Jenny McCarthy

I was under this belief system that you have to have a lover in order to have love in your life and I came out of it going ‘I am the love of my life’.  -Jenny McCarthy To see more … Continue reading

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