Post-Pandemic Clinical Complexities

Post-Pandemic Clinical Complexities

Post-Pandemic Clinical Complexities I don’t think I’m becoming a worse herbalist—I think that there are more and more truly complex and challenging cases out there. I think that everyday life has become not just more difficult, but in many cases more paradoxical and internally contradictory, than ever before in my lifetime as a healer. I…

Exit-Entry Blocks–Re-opening the Doors of Knowing

Exit-Entry Blocks–Re-opening the Doors of Knowing

Exit-Entry Blocks:Re-opening the Doors of Knowing Here’s an acupuncture-related post, but remember, you all have fingers—you can treat yourselves any time! There is a difference between cognition and knowing. Cognition is a process of working with input in order to get to clarity. With cognition, we go through a process of arriving at knowing, and…

February 13, 2020

February 13, 2020

Middle-Aged White Woman Teaching Asian Medicine Is it cultural appropriation for Westerners to practice Chinese medicine? How about Westerners teaching Chinese medicine? How about innovating new practices, new perspectives, new Western adaptations or sub-modalities that owe their origins to Chinese medicine? These are important questions, and they must be ongoing questions. It seems likely that…