Category Archives: Acupuncture

Spotlight: Kaho Koinuma

  One day I found a rose quartz merkabah. Not many people would know what this is, it’s a special little trinket. My metaphysical but thieving hippie self wanted to keep it but I was sure that if I had … Continue reading

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How to Set and Achieve Goals: the next step after setting intentions, Part 2

How did you do with Part 1? Do you have a clear vision of what you are creating now? This is going to require some work and planning but it will make the road smoother and clearer as you proceed. … Continue reading

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Monday Inspiration: Exercise

Exercise lifts depression as well as medication. Four months of aerobic exercise has been found to be just as effective at treating depression as four months of Zoloft, or as a combo of exercise and Zoloft.   – http://ow.ly/2Uf3f   Photo … Continue reading

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Why You Should Write a Future Letter at the New Year

Don’t you love a fresh start?

Most of us move forward haphazardly in life and see where it takes us. This underutilizes your most powerful superpower, your brain. Did you know your brain is this insanely efficient computer that will try to answer any question you ask it?
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Spotlight: Dan Bienenfeld for Hellerwork

I walked down the street to the Atrium building in the Palisades, a place I had considered for my own office space. The place I looked at years before was the exact one where Dan’s office is! Synchronicity told me … Continue reading

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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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Break Time

Hello to all my wonderful readers, I will be taking a blogging break for a spell while I complete the last of my year-long Classical Five Elements training. Take good care of yourself while I’m away 🙂 Love, Carmen xo

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Connecting To Your Creator Within

We are all creative. I believe that’s what we’ve come here to do. Create. Maybe it’s not a painting or a song, but we do create our lives, which can become a beautiful masterpiece. We are all artists. Some of … Continue reading

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Fire: The Source of Your Inner Sparkle

In Chinese Medicine we have a system called the Five Elements.  Each element has a personality and its place in nature.  They each have their own beauty and work together to create balance and harmony.  It is said that we have a … Continue reading

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10 Ways To Start Improving Your Well-Being Today

It’s important that we have the tools we need to be in control of our well-being.  When I see a new patient, I give them a little Welcome Packet that includes tips on what they can do for themselves to … Continue reading

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Do These Needles In My Face Make Me Look Younger?

The June issue of O magazine has an article about Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture, which is a style of acupuncture that I do.  Needless to say I was thrilled that this procedure is receiving national attention! WHAT IS COSMETIC ACUPUNCTURE? Cosmetic … Continue reading

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