Tag Archives of : traditional chinese medicine

Cosmetic Acupuncture with Olivia Shurdova

Top Toxic Ingredients to Avoid in Skin Care

Ever since I started offering Cosmetic and Facial Constitutional Acupuncture over a decade ago I have been researching and offering alternative skin care products in my practice. Up until then I was caught in the mainstream belief that good products have to be attached to big brand names, whether it was make-up, or creams and […]

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Loving Kindness Practice

The meditation practice of ‘Loving Kindness’ is one that I’ve always loved, and I particularly love sharing it with my clients. It is easy, accessible and effective. It has its roots in Buddhism, yet is non-denominational. Loving kindness allows you to practice self-love regardless of how you currently feel about yourself, your life in general and/or the people in it. And ironically it can fill […]

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Moving From Survivor To Creator Mode

 “Peace from agitation only comes after agitation.” Taoist saying When crisis or disorder overwhelms us we sometimes default into “survival” mode- doing whatever we can just to survive, looking for solutions to fix it. This of course is a perfectly valid approach. Yet it may not bring about the change we want to really move […]

Channel the Divine Feminine

Your Truth about PMS

PMS (Pre-Menstrual Syndrome): An acronym standing for so much, three little letters so loaded in our culture, and open to interpretation in so many (in fact, too many!) ways.  There aren’t many ‘disorders’ that are thrown around as much as this one, or used this often to stigmatise women,especially in the West. As women, we […]

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Taoism and Acupuncture Explained

In need of some balance, peace and harmony? Here is why I think acupuncture will benefit you and help you become more mindful and present. Holistic Medicine As you may know, acupuncture treats not only the physical but the emotional, mental and spiritual aspects of our wellbeing. In fact, even if I wanted to just […]