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H&H Story from J.B.M.

I first met Christina at a meditation workshop a couple summers ago. I quickly took notice of how balanced her energy was and how in-tune she seemed. We got to talking and she told me all about Heart & Hands. … Continue reading

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The Science Behind What Naps Do For Your Brain—And Why You Should Have One Today

At Heart & Hands, we are hardcore nap enthusiasts and any reason to encourage more napping, the better. Take for instance, this interesting article from Fast Company (click for full article): Studies of napping have shown improvement in cognitive function, … Continue reading

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The Yin & Yang of Baby Making

What do yin and yang even mean and what do they have to do with fertility? First, let’s clarify the terms. Yang energy is active and hot. It’s what we use to get things done. We decide what we’re going … Continue reading

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In solidarity, acupuncture is made by ‘punks

Community acupuncture – as practised by self-styled ‘acupunks’ – is a radically different vision and philosophy for the practice of acupuncture in the West. Patients are seen in a group setting, which allows for treatment to be conducted via a … Continue reading

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Life vs. Responsibility

I spent my formative years, all through my teens into my early 20s sickly swollen and heavily medicated to suppress the raging systemic lupus I struggled with since the age of 13. Instead of experiencing those rights of passage that … Continue reading

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If you could give one piece of advice to a woman starting in your field, what would it be?

“Be sure you really want this. Both acupuncture and social entrepreneurship are not things you can do on the side; they require real focus and commitment. Certain kinds of work you have to love enough to do for their own … Continue reading

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Profundity is in how something can be so complex and on the same token, so simple.

Our friends at AcuTake are giving you 12 perfect, relevant and insightful reasons get acupuncture in 2012. 1. It’s not about adding more “stuff.” 2. Gratitude becomes evident. 3. There’s no technology required. 4. Patience is a virtue. 5. Context … Continue reading

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A precious human life

“Every day, think as you wake up, today I am fortunate to have woken up, I am alive, I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it, I am going to use all my energies to … Continue reading

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