To achieve balance in life, start with rocks

By John McGarvey /

When 26-year-old San Francisco-based Travis Ruskus’ art fails (or falls), the result is always the same – a pile of rocks. Be it on a beach on the San F...

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Chinese Herbs Hold the Keys to Happiness

By Eric Karchmer /

Imagine temporarily putting aside all your cares, leaving your cell phone at home, forgetting about email, work, your countless family obligations, and ...

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Let Food be Thy Medicine

By Travis Metzger /

For thousands of years, China has maintained one of the world’s healthiest populations by adhering to a diet based on the idea of keeping your body and ...

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Digestive Harmony & "Bao He Wan" = Digestive Happiness

By Eric Karchmer /

One seemingly minor – but in the world of Chinese medicine not at all insignificant – digestive complaint that we have all experienced is “indigestion.”...

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I Know Acupuncture Works, but Why?

By Shelley Ochs /

My seven year-old daughter asks lots of questions, which is nothing new, but recently her logical thinking abilities seems to be coming on-line. She inf...

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Why do qigong if you’re a yogi

By Mimi Kuo-Deemer /

Yoga was my first love. Initially I remember how amazing the stretches felt to my over-contracted 23 year-old self. I first discovered yoga while fumbli...

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