happiness promoter 570: Lies

We sometimes have learned to tell lies in order to preserve or enhance some structure, some position in the social fabric. After some time it becomes normalized. Like a fish swimming in polluted water so long that doesn’t notice anything amiss. It’s not right, but there’s no other frame of reference to raise any mental … Continue reading happiness promoter 570: Lies

centering practice 292

Over the course of 16+ years in practice as an acupuncturist, I've heard numerous reports from patients about how they store and experience mental-emotional stress in their bellies. Symptoms range from decreased appetite, increased appetite, various types of pain, and bowel dysfunctions (especially diarrhea). Traditional Oriental Medicine (TOM) recognizes the Spleen, Stomach, and pancreas as … Continue reading centering practice 292