How to relieve back pain with acupressure

A popular acupressure point for relieving back pain and sciatica is the 40th point on the Urinary Bladder meridian, Wei Zhong (委中), commonly know as BL-40. BL-40 is one of the four Command Points in acupressure/acupuncture. It influences the back, waist and legs. Here’re a few benefits from massaging this point: Reducing back tension Relieving

How to create calm and joy through energy movements

Happy New Year to you and your loved ones! 2020 is finally coming to an end. A lot has happened during this past year. It’s time for all of us to move on. Here’s my gift to you, a 6-minute video with energy movements that can create calm, joy, and laughter for you and your

How to relieve neck tension with acupressure

A popular way to relieve neck tension is to massage the 7th point on the Lung meridian, Lie Que (列缺), commonly know as LU-7. LU-7 is one of the four Command Points in acupressure/acupuncture. It influences the neck and throat area. Here are a few benefits from massaging this point: Reducing neck tension Relieving sore

3 secrets about emotions that you should know but don’t

A Happy Client There I was in my office. My client, John (not his real name), a retired attorney, walked in and said: “I can’t stand those reckless drivers!” John’s statement took me by surprise. Here in South Florida, people are more erratic on the road than in other parts of the country. However, John’s

How to sooth abdominal discomfort with acupressure

The most popular way to sooth any abdominal discomfort is to massage the 36th point on the Stomach meridian, Zu San Li (足三里), commonly know as ST-36. ST-36 is one of the most well known points in acupuncture treatment. It is known as the #1 longevity point. It is also one of the four Command

How to reduce pain with acupressure for headache

Acupuncture and acupressure have been accepted by Western Medicine for pain relief. Here I’m introducing you to one of the most powerful acupressure points, he-gu (合谷), the 4th point on the Large Intestine meridian. It is one of the four Command Points for the body. It influences the head, face and mouth. As such, it

The diet mistake that nobody talks about

Too much raw food can severely weaken your immune system and your constitution. In this article, I’ll share why it’s bad for your health and what impact it might have on you.

How to prevent eyestrain in 3 minutes

We’re spending a lot more time on our phones and computers than ever before. That’s taxing for our eyes. What’s worse, the health of our eyes contribute to the health of our hormones and our entire body. I’m sharing with you 3 energy exercises to prevent eyestrain. How you like them? Leave me a comment

How to meditate in turbulent times

A turbulent/stressful time calls for non-conventional ways to calm the mind. One method that I’ve used successfully with combat veterans and people with severe PTSD is body-awareness meditation. It allows you to ground in your physical body yet not identifying with the body. It guides you to becoming aware of bodily sensations yet you don’t

Mom’s secrets to thriving during pandemic

My 79-year old mom lives alone in Wuhan. When the lockdown started there, it didn’t matter that my sister lives close by. Nobody was allowed to leave their apartments except to pick up groceries in their own gated communities. The gates to outside world were guarded and locked. The social isolation, the monotony of dietary

How to effectively de-stress in 3 minutes

Here’s my go-to energy exercise for de-stressing. The exercise, ‘Calm the Fighter’, takes 3 minutes to do. Check it out! You deserve the investment of your time. Let me know how you like it by leaving me a comment below. Take good care of your precious self!

Do you go to sleep at the right time?

Is there a right time to go to sleep? Are you hurting your chance of a good night’s sleep by going to bed too late? Is that right time the same for everyone? Lately, I’ve worked with several clients on adjusting their sleep routine, not because of their problem with sleep, but because of their

One simple tip for more energy: massage K-27

Are you tired a lot? Here’s a tip for you to have more energy. Here’s a video on Tip #3: Massage K-27. I’ve received a lot of inquiry over the years on finding the exact location of the acupressure points & how to work with them. I made this video to clarify those questions. In

When not to meditate

Do you find your mind spins when you’re under stress? Do you want to be able to think clearly during turmoil? Do you want to be more centered and less emotional when you’re in a crisis? Despite what you may have been told, when you’re stressed, it may not be the best time to meditate.

A natural way to better your sleep & immune system

Do you want to sleep better? Do you want a simple way to boost your immune system? Do you know sunlight’s role in these? Most of us are aware that sunlight helps the body create Vitamin D, which helps with calcium absorption in the gut and supports bone health. But do you know other ways

How to calm anxiousness in times of chaos

Do you feel overwhelmed or anxious? Do you want to remain centered in times of chaos? Do you want to be an island that supports your family & protects your friends? With this energy movement you can learn how to calm anxiousness, the prevalent emotion that's floating around us. Please let me know how I

One proven exercise for this time of uncertainty

It’s been a few weeks now since we’ve been practicing social distancing.  That is, your normal routine has been interrupted for a few weeks now. A routine is something that centers you.  It’s familiar.  It’s what gives you comfort. Without a routine, you have nothings to ground you.  More than the scare of the COVID-19,

9 Natural Remedies to Boost Your Immune System against Cold, Flu & COVID-19

Given the ever-increasing measures that are in place to keep us safe from COVID-19, are you wondering: Do I have sufficient protection for myself and my loved ones? What else can I do to better protect us? Is there anything that provides the ultimate protection against this highly contagious yet invisible virus? As I’ve been

How to boost your immune system with 3 energy exercises

Are you concerned about the coronavirus?? Do you want a simple way to build up your immune system and build it fast? Here is a quick video with three simple techniques to do just that. Reach out to me if you need additional help or have questions.

7 Unexpected Health Consequences of Poor Sleep

When you’ve had a bad night’s sleep, you wake up tired. You feel cranky the next day. You can’t focus. Your brain doesn’t function well. We all know that from getting an occasional bad night’s sleep. Did you know that there are also serious health consequences of ongoing poor sleep? If you think a bad

How to make a difference to someone in grief

Are you at a loss for words when someone you know loses a parent, a spouse, or even a child? Do you want to show them how much you care but you don’t know how? Do you want to make someone feel deeply supported and loved? I didn’t know what to say or do when

Creating Love with Energy Exercises

Happy Valentine’s Day! Here are 3 simple energy exercises to create feelings of love, regardless of whether you’re in a relationship or surrounded by loved ones. Enjoy!

How to Center and Energize Yourself During Holiday Season

Happy Holidays! With much going on during the holiday season, you’ll want to take even better care of yourself. Here’s a simple video to help you center yourself AND get energized. Enjoy! Do leave me a comment below if you find this video helpful, or if you have any question or a special request.

How To Relieve Shoulder Tension With 3 Simple Techniques

Do you have shoulder tension, headaches, or neck pain? Shoulder tension can lead to unease throughout your entire day, or even cause the tension to spread. Here is a quick video with three simple techniques to help you relieve shoulder tension and relax. It takes only nine minutes in total. Reach out to me if you need

Why Won’t Your Mind Stop Spinning?

You know what it’s like when your mind won’t shut off. Regardless of what you’re doing, it simply refuses to take a break. It churns out one commentary after another. It jumps from one topic to another. It talks about one person after another. It’s one of the key reasons that people have trouble sleeping.

How To Relieve Neck Tension

Do you work in front of computers? Do you have neck tension? Do you have headaches or migraines? Sitting in front of computers for an extended period of time will cause shoulder and neck tension. The neck tension can lead to headaches and migraines. Here are 3 energy exercise to help you relieve your neck

Why You Get Sick More Often Than Your Sister: Lessons Learned From an Insurance Auditor

A couple of weeks ago, I was sitting on the plane next to an insurance auditor; let’s call him Ed. Ed was on his way home after visiting clients from the trucking industry in South Florida. When asked what he liked most about his job, he shared how he loves helping his clients improve their

How to Stay Away from Anxiousness This Summer

The heat from summer can make you lightheaded and more anxious. Here are 3 tips to help you stay away from anxiousness this summer

Is Your Heart Acting Up This Season?

A client of mine has had a racing heart lately. She hasn’t been able to sleep much because of it. A few friends of mine have also had heart-related discomfort. Have you felt it in your heart? According to Chinese medicine, that’s normal for the spring season. You’ve probably heard that Spring is a great

How to Calm Your Frustration and Irritability

Spring season can bring up much frustration in people. You can balance your liver meridian to calm the frustration and irritability. This video shows you one simple exercise to do just that.

What Do Fatigue, Poor Sleep, and Irritability have in Common?

Spring is a wonderful season for the garden. Everything grows abundantly in the field. However, for some of us, this season can bring unexplained fatigue, poor sleep, and extra irritability. According to Chinese Medicine, spring is the season of the wood element. The other elements are water, fire, earth, and metal. As the season of

How to Ease Your Stress after Tragedy

When tragedy happens, it can feel so overwhelming. We get triggered emotionally. Our sense of reality gets shattered. We feel like the rug has been pulled out from under our feet. What will ease your stress? This is how many of us have been feeling over the past three weeks since Valentine’s Day; after the shooting at MSD High School in

How to Turn Worry Around

Many of us have experienced the power of words. Your second-grade teacher said: “You’re stupid.” Your father said: “You’ll amount to nothing.” Your sister called out: “You’re ugly!” These words have a lasting impact on your psyche. When you worry, your worries show up as internal chatter in your head. All day long you tell

Want to Have a Head Start on Your New Year’s Resolution?

Each year, around this time, we make a New Year’s resolution. We re-sign up for the gym. We recommit to improving a relationship.

We’re so hopeful that this time around, it’s going to stick. Here’s how to make it actually work.

3 Tips to Relieve Stress or Tension for Holiday 2017

Are you experiencing any stress or tension in this holiday season? Check out this two-minute video for 3 easy ways to relieve the tension. The last tip will stimulate a melting sensation in your body!   Share with me which technique works best for you!

3 Tips for a Smooth Thanksgiving Meal

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Does all the preparation make you physically tired and you’d love to have more energy? Are you concerned about digesting all that food in your stomach? Lastly, do people’s bad manner irritates you?  Or do they simply drain you? Here are 3 tips to make your Thanksgiving meal go

How to cope with totally exhaustion

What do you do when you’re totally exhausted? Do you simply push yourself through the next task & the next one & the next one? If you’re like me, you have more items on your to-do list than there are hours in the day. Most of the time, we simply move from one thing to

How to stop panic in its tracks

We all panic from time to time. Even the best, prepared & most composed of us will encounter something unexpected. And we panic.

This blog shows you a simple yet powerful energy exercise to stop panic in its tracks.

Post Irma: how to put your life back together

I made this Facebook live video the week after Irma left to help you put your life back together. Hurricane Irma has moved on.  She has certainly left her mark. For some of us, it’s minor inconveniences. For others, she caused major damage that will take a while to get over with. Either way, you

Hurricane Irma: How to Make Irma Obedient

What if you could help reduce the intensity of Hurricane Irma? Here’s the mantra for Black Tara that dispels natural disasters: “OM Tare Tuttare Ture Vajra Taka Hana Litsa Phat Svaha”. Here’s the link to the mantra recitation for you to download. What’s your prayer for this Hurricane? Share with me below or on Facebook.

Get Ready for Hurricane Irma – How to create peace & be helpful wherever you are

For the next few days we Floridians will hunker down & wait for the storm to pass. Here’s what you can do to make peace & be helpful wherever you are. Be safe!   If you have a question or a request, leave me a comment below or share with me on Facebook.

Preparing for Hurricane Irma: How to Calm the Panic

As Hurricane Irma gets closer, we are freaking out. Many of us still have a lot to do, me included & we’re running out of time. Here’s a simple exercise to calm the panic so you are more helpful to your family & friends. Share this video if you know someone who lives in Florida

Preparing for Hurricane Irma: How to cope with stress and overwhelm

Hurricane Irma is right around the corner. The stores are out of water & the gas lines are long. There’s still a lot to do. The stress & overwhelm is in the air. Here is an energy exercise to help you cope with the stress & overwhelm. This way you can be more clear headed

What to do when you are nervous

Do you ever get nervous? Especially when you are about to do something important? I was making a Facebook Live video & right before I went live, I got nervous. Watch what I did to turn it around. Share with me – what makes you nervous?  

What the cell phone companies don’t want you to know

Last time, I shared with you why our eyes are ill equipped for looking at screens for long periods of time. Today, I’d like to talk about the changes that cell phone usage has placed on our bodies. You see, a particular car model is designed for a particular use. Sedans are for city driving,

Why your eyes need extra care now more than ever

We live in a modern world that’s complicated & harder on our eyes than any other time in history. Staring at fine print on a screen for long periods of time causes eyestrain, which can lead to headaches, back pain & eye disease.

What’s Missing in Your Self-Care Routine?

Years ago, I had a friend who was married to a rich guy & drove a Mercedes Benz.

One time, at a party, she told us that her husband had bought her a Jaguar when they got married. She had only had it for a few months.

How to end constipation & improve your bowel movements in 5 minutes a day

Do you know that toothaches, headaches, and fatigue could all be caused by problematic bowel movements? When we don’t eliminate well, waste gets backed up in the body. This can cause a whole host of health issues. What is considered a healthy bowel movement then? Watch the video to find out more.   Which one

5 Surprising reasons that you are frustrated

Being frustrated is uncomfortable. It makes to do something quick to diffuse it. That’s why there are road rages. That’s why we snap at our friends, or at our family.

3 Ways to stop waking up at night

One of the main reasons you wake up several times during the night is that there are too many toxins in your body. This could be happening for any number of reasons…

How to calm yourself when you are in a tough spot

There are times when the stress of life gets too much. Your body is tense. You don’t sleep well. You get depressed. Things just don’t go your way. Everywhere you turn, something bothers you & someone bothers you. There’s no ease to be found in the moment. Recently, I went through a week just like that.

How to stop people from draining you

You care about your family & friends, so you listen to their concerns & worries. You support your colleges, students, clients or patients through whatever challenges that they are facing.You also care about the world that we live in so you pay attention to what’s going on in the news. AND you are just tired…

5 Reasons Why Your Sleep Is Not Restful & How to Change That

There are some things you could do to make your sleep more restful. Here are five common reasons why your sleep is not restful and what you can do about that…

Don’t Make This Mistake When Coping With Stress

If the way you cope with stress is not contributing to your better health, find alternatives!
Here is a simple, healthy 2-minute exercise for comfort.

How to Take Care of Yourself When You Don’t Want To

I came up with a way to practice self-care in the face of resistance.

The Technique of Tapping

For an introduction to tapping or an example of tapping…

Introduction to Tapping

If you want to understand the technique of tapping, or to see an example of tapping…

How to Relieve Tension in 5 Minutes

In this video I use the technique called tapping to relieve tension.

5 Hidden Causes of Exhaustion

Do you find yourself crashing at the end of the day or week?
Ever wonder what you could do if you had enough energy to charge ahead without being constantly concerned about running on empty?

Don’t Make 2017 Your Best Year Ever

Instead, what you do need is a process that enables you to take one simple action – One. Day. At. A. Time.
And here’s how.

9 Steps to Amazing Results for 2017

By following the process, you’ll lay the groundwork to create something extraordinary for you in 2017. Bring out a pen and paper, and come along for the ride…

Stress-Free Holiday

I’m here to offer you a few energy exercises to counter the holiday blues so you can move through the holiday with Ease & Calmness.

Tips for a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

To shape your digestion and prepare your body ahead of time, try some of these energy exercises to keep you relaxed and calm, so that you can really enjoy your Thanksgiving!

Post Surgery Recovery – A Powerful Story

This is a powerful story of a grandmother helping her two-year-old granddaughter to achieve rapid post-surgery recovery from a 4-hour surgery to the amazement of us all.

Calming PTSD Symptoms: A 4th of July EEM Experience

This is a wonderful story of how several minutes of energy work at the right place and right time provides profound healing and changes someone’s life forever.

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