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Portland Five Element Acupuncture & Wellness Blog


Why Do We Grieve? Understanding Grief in Five Element Acupuncture, Part I

Grief in Five Element Acupuncture Grief in Five Element Acupuncture is viewed as a natural emotional response to the loss that comes with life transitions. Grief carries a heavy emotional charge, especially in mainstream Western culture. The unbinding and dissolving of ties – whether in relationship, community, work, or even our own bodies – can be painful. Yet modern society

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mushroom nutrition
Chinese Herbal Medicine

Potent Partners: Mushroom Nutrition and Chinese Herbal Medicine

Mushroom Nutrition and Medicine, East and West Don’t underestimate the lowly mushroom! There’s far more to mushroom nutrition than you may think. Even the common button mushrooms at the grocery store are packed with valuable nutrients. Wild and specially mushrooms are prized for culinary use across traditional cultures East and West – porcini, morels, chanterelles, truffles, maitake, shiitake, oysters and

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Zero Balancing and Kundalini Yoga
Energy Healing

Zero Balancing and Kundalini Yoga: Healing and Transformation through Movement, Part II

Touching Consciousness through Bone Energy Guest author: Jamie Carmody; Jamie teaches Zero Balancing and Kundalini Yoga in San Antonio, Texas. Zero Balancing and Kundalini Yoga: the Biomechanics of Self–Evolution Zero Balancing and Kundalini Yoga (as taught by Yogi Bhajan) are compatible systems of healing and self-transformation – technologies of “self-evolution”. “Self-evolution” is equivalent to self-transformation, self-growth. Zero Balancing is a

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Zero Balancing for musicians
Energy Healing

Zero Balancing for Musicians: the Energetics of Performance

Guest Author: Dave Monette; Dave creates musical instruments in Portland, Oregon, and assists clients in “tuning the real instrument” through Zero Balancing for musicians.* Zero Balancing for Musicians Tunes the Real Instrument! As a custom musical instrument maker, I have devoted the last 35 years to helping musicians makemore music with less effort. I find Zero Balancing is an ideal

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