What's the point of acupuncture for labor?
I wanted to write this post to help people understand how acupuncture can be used to support or encourage labor. Let’s start with the bad news. Truth is, while acupuncture can be powerful medicine, it is not a magic button you press and labor just starts. Heck, pitocin inductions can’t even force labor to start if the body is not ready, so there is no magic bullet really. I think of acupuncture more like a suggestion. So if I were to suggest you kill someone, and you’re not a
What's your word?
This year, a teacher of mine made a suggestion to me that I want to pass along to you, because it's made for such a grounding, empowering and nurturing way to kickstart the year. The invitation is this; to infuse ourselves and the new year with intention, select a word, just one word, that embodies something you most deeply and truly want to cultivate. When this invitation was first made to me, I found it so hard to choose just one. I mean I certainly want to live in peace, j