Holistic Parenting: A Sage Mother's Perspective
Happiness Bark Formula, A Deeper Look
My mother, Jane is the embodiment of the etherial motherly love that travels through the universe nurturing and fiercely protecting the young and helpless. While her unflinching love has always been a constant in my life, she was not afforded the same luxury...
Back Pain, A No Crack Chiropractic Approach
Falling asleep can be an elusive task. Many people have trouble getting into bed and turning their active day into a restful night. Even after they count the sheep, tighten the faucet, and yell at the neighbors to quiet down they still have trouble falling asleep. From a TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) it could be the stagnation of Qi and blood* in the chest. Lets dive a little deeper and see what Happiness Bark Elixir can do to help the situation.
Pickled Plums, and Why You Should Be Eating Them
Wait, I thought Chiropractic work always encompassed cracking adjustments? - Chiropractic work is about relieving unnecessary stress or strain on the body in order to improve function. There are many ways to move bones or relieve tension. I utilize techniques that incorporate therapeutic massage, acupuncture, exercise, and low force instruments. A lot of these techniques will have longer lasting results because they're addressing the muscles surrounding your skeletal frame...
Pass Thru The Night, A Deeper Look
Pickled plum, traditionally called Umeboshi in Japan, is a tart and tangy culinary experience that also has an amazing alkalizing effect on the body. Commonly used as a hangover remedy, Umeboshi is known to support the bodies ability to eliminate toxins...
Natural Methods to Stay Strong for Martial Arts
Sleeping through the night is a luxury obtained by some and coveted by others. Through our life it is natural to experience different sleep patterns. What is unfortunate is when that pattern turns into an un-healthy rhythm, of waking up through out the night...
Vegetarian Kimchee Grilled Cheese
Martial Arts are practiced all over the world. From Muay Thai in Thailand to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in Brazil, the art of self defense is cherished in every corner of the globe. Many times the art is passed through generations of a family tree , making Martial Arts more then just a way to defend yourself and more akin to an integral article of culture and a way to inculcate youth.
Emotional Ease, A Deeper Look
If you are like me you love spicy foods. Kimchee is the magical meeting point of a few of my passions, spicy, sour, and fermented. Being that it is fermented, that makes it a healthy treat as well. So when I saw Deuki Hong's recipe for kimchee grilled cheese...
Deepening your meditation practice with Empty Vessel Elixir
Stress is defined as a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances. Extended and/or extreme stress can be debilitating. Extremely stressful situations such as the loss of a loved one or a difficult break up are easy to identify...
Meditation has been consistently proven to be a great way to reduce stress and enhance clarity. When practiced on a regular basis mediation is a powerful tool that can bring significant results. All that being said, starting on the path or maintaining a meditation practice can be challenging...
Kuzu Root Starch
The typical American breakfast leading into the “war on fat” of the 70s and 80s consisted of whole eggs, bacon and a glass of whole milk. In the late 70s, the “Dietary Goals for the United States” encouraged Americans to eat less high-fat red meat, eggs
Shiva Schiff, DC Shares a Week of Service in Haiti
The roots of plants are often regarded as sacred in Ancient Chinese wisdom. They hold the source of energy for the entire plantwhile it is growing and draws its nutrients from the soil of our earth. Drawing on nutrients and energy from their environment make them highly beneficial for our health when ingested in an herbal tea or infused in food. One particular root that has gained more popularity recently is the Kuzu root.
New Year’s Resolution Success with Cordyceps Cs-4
Shiva Schiff, is the first certified NSEV Chiropractor. His journey as a healer began while growing up in a service oriented family. From a young age he had the opportunity to work with people in facilities ranging from county homes to hospices. It was a normal
How to decide which tea to drink for your health
We are deep into the New Year and your resolution is holding strong. But, most likely there have been instances where you wondered if you could sustain this kind of focus and energy level for an entire year. You power through, drink more
7 Methods to Kick Sugar Naturally
Deciding which tea to drink for your health can be daunting. There is a lot of talk about the benefits of green tea but what about the specific problem you are facing. Everyone is a unique individual navigating their own set of issues. Should green be the one to buy?
Refined sugar is in a huge amount of food products. So, how do we kick sugar naturally and still live a normal life and not fall victim to the holy sugar trinity of cookies, cakes, and ice cream? It can all start so innocently at a child’s birthday party or another social event where