Posts Tagged: relaxation

Can Acupuncture Help Your Sleep?

April 15, 2019

One of the most rewarding things as an acupuncturist is hearing your patient snore. It might seem counter intuitive, but people falling asleep during their acupuncture treatments is very common. So common in fact, that many of my clients refer to their time on the treatment table as “Acu-Naps.” And while it is not essential […]

Taking Control of Social Anxiety

March 18, 2019

Social anxiety can feel like you’re permanently in your worst phase of junior high: tongue-tied, anxious, and full of dread. This seems totally counterintuitive to what social experiences are “meant” to be, namely positive, enjoyable, fun times. If the idea of a simple Starbucks date with a pal or colleague has you wanting to dive […]

Integrate Your Wellbeing

September 19, 2018

At the Integrative Health Institute, we see the value in working together to get optimal results for our clients. “Two heads are better than one” is an idea that helps us see a client as a whole person (because you are a whole person, not just a sore back, an anxious socializer, or a blood […]

Getting Clear: How to Make Decisions Mindfully

May 16, 2016

By Natalie Marnica We all make decisions daily. Ranging from little things like what to eat for breakfast, to which clothes to wear and to what you are going to post next on your face book page! But what do we do when we have to make bigger decisions? Like where to live, to get […]

Travel Lightly

December 21, 2015

Travel Lightly By Lauren Berger, MSW, RSW The time you have waited for all year has arrived. It’s time for that Winter holiday vacation! You’ve scoured flights, hotels, restaurants… You’ve dreamed of strutting out of the office on your last day since August… And now the time has come! Maybe you’ve been planning a beach […]

Are These 3 Myths About Relaxation Preventing You From Living Your Best Life?

August 04, 2015

By Dr. Erin Wiley, Naturopathic Doctor Myth #1: Relaxation is unproductive. Our culture is driven by results. There is a constant sense that we need to produce more, grow more, and achieve more. If we are not getting the results we want there is a sense that we should be doing more, or learning more, […]

Drink Your Stress Away – A Relaxation Smoothie

July 20, 2015

  Dr. Shannon Vander Doelen, ND “You are what you eat” is how the saying goes – and while it may not be true in the literal sense, it should come as no surprise that what we eat can influence how we feel. In fact, our food choices can contribute to how stressed and anxious […]