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Acupuncture for Harnessing Willpower

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Ever had one of those days or weeks where you just can’t pull yourself out of bed in the morning? Or perhaps you just can’t say “No!” to the dessert tray. Regardless of the activity, willpower is what keeps some people disciplined. But it doesn’t make you a bad person if you have dessert with every meal, buy

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Positive Side Effects of Acupuncture

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During an initial session of acupuncture, most practitioners began with an extensive health intake that goes over all of the systems in the body. We use this to determine certain patterns of imbalance, allowing us to treat the root cause of issues. This is one way we differ from Western medicine.

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Easy Does It Meditation

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There is a large variety of meditation to choose from. It isn’t all just sitting cross-legged with your eyes shut. Let’s explore types of meditation.

Types of meditation include Buddhist practices, transcendental, zen, mantra, chakra, sound, guided and active. How can someone choose where to start? Think about the type of person you are overall, the amount of

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Why am I so TIRED…and how to fix

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A very common complaint that acupuncturists hear from our patients is that they constantly feel tired. Sometimes this fatigue is related to lack of sleep, but sometimes no amount of rest seems to alleviate the sleepiness.

From an acupuncture and Chinese Medicine perspective, there are numerous imbalances in our bodies that can cause the constant fatigue. Here are some of

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Seattle Community Acupuncture: The Key to Staying Healthy

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If you live in Seattle or another rainy area, the odds are pretty good that your automobile will develop some body damage over its lifetime.  Does this mean that you never wash your car because it’s going to rust out anyway?  Of course it doesn’t.  If you care about your car, it means that you’ll fight extra hard to protect

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Seattle Community Acupuncture: 100 Ways to Live More Consciously

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The following wonderful list can help you live everyday with greater ease and get the most out of your life. By raising your awareness and consciousness, you improve your own life and also enhance the lives of others by adding positive energy to the collective consciousness of the Universe. Each of our patients at Purple Dragon add their own healing

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Community Acupuncture Seattle: Winter is Kidney and Kale Time

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We community acupuncture practitioners recommend eating a healthy, nutritious diet of mostly whole foods, and to eat seasonal foods. According to Chinese medicine, seasonal foods are not only foods that flourish and grow during each season but also foods that resonate with the body in each season. Wintertime corresponds to the Chinese Kidney system. In Chinese medicine, the Kidneys are

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Seattle Community Acupuncture: Successful Opening Day

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Very successful opening day today! Many thanks to everyone who visited Purple Dragon today for their first treatment and brought your positive uplifting energy. Everyone’s treatment was enhanced by the great energy & kindness of the other patients in the community treatment room. This is a special aspect of community acupuncture. Looking forward to many more days like today!

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