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Back to School Immune Boosters!

Back to School Immune Boosters! YAAAAAAAAAAAYYYYYYYY! The kids are back in school! Time to get everything done that was on pause this summer. Oh but wait, back to school means back into the germ factory! Yikes! How can we keep

Baked Pears with Walnuts and Honey

Baked Pears with Walnuts and Honey adapted from Skinny Taste Pears are great for many types of lung issues including asthma and dry cough. When paired with walnuts, honey, and cinnamon in this recipe, you will also be nourishing your

Acupressure for Healthy Skin

No matter how hard we try, our self-care routines can get away from us sometimes. Wait, what’s a self-care routine?!?! You mean I can take care of myself and not just my kids, spouse, boss, sister, brother, mother, dogs and

Gall Bladder Cleanse for Spring!

This time of year, many people are interested in cleansing to let go of the last of winter’s heaviness and excess. In TCM, the the change of the season is a great time to make dietary changes. While there is

Boost Your Digestion! or How to survive SXSW in Austin, without really trying Try these super easy techniques from the Year of CHI, and be sweet to yourself this year! FU rub acupressure technique: Acupressure is best described as using

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Take a Brain Break!

Give Your Brain a Boost! Take a Brain Break! by Light Family Acupuncture September, 8th 2015 You’ve started to eat healthier, you’ve been taking your herbs and getting your TCM treatments, you’ve even started getting better sleep! Go you! But

Independently Healthy

At Light Family Acupuncture, we will be celebrating Independence Day all month long with our series on being INDEPENDENTLY HEALTHY–tips on being proactive in taking care of your body. There are five pillars–also known as The Five Branches–that Traditional Chinese

Showing Appreciation

With Father’s Day just around the corner, now is the time to show appreciation to those under-appreciated: whether it’s fathers, mothers, teachers, grandparents, or friends. It’s important to give thanks to those who tirelessly give and give to make our

You Might Be a Metal-Type If…

          We are made up of all five elements–water, wood, fire, earth, and metal. We also all have certain tendencies to have a dominant type of element. Since autumn is Metal element time, I thought now

Back to School Lunches That are Cool

  Although it’s back-to-school time, the sweltering dog days of summer will prevail deep into the fall semester.  The sticky sweat on the back of your legs continues to plaster you to the car seat and that 3 minute trek