Antimicrobial Smoke and Mirrors

When you walk into L.A. Wellness, you may enjoy breathing in the sublime scent of Palo Santo that we burn, or feel the good vibes coming off of the Himalayan salt lamps. But is this just new agey hippie stuff, or … Read More

Eat More Chocolate

Never thought you’d hear me say that, did you?  Now, don’t go out and buy a king size Snickers bar.  There is a specific type of chocolate that is good for you that health coach Katie Bressack will share about along … Read More

The Return of Light

“It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.” – Eleanor Roosevelt The longest night of the year happens this Sunday on the Winter Solstice, after which the days begin growing longer and brighter. I was born on … Read More

STOP: You’re Perfect as You Are!

I walked past this message earlier this week, and it made me smile. Although our minds can manufacture very convincing arguments to the contrary, within each of us is a blueprint of perfection. We are perfect as we are, and … Read More

My Great-Grandfather

Today, I received an email from my eldest brother commemorating the 100th anniversary of the death of my great-grandfather. Private John Fagan, a WW1 Irish guard, was killed in the first battle of Ypres on November 6th, 1914, at age … Read More

Raw Chocolate Macaroons

A couple days ago, L.A. Wellness beloved massage therapist, Dayva Savio, brought some delicious raw chocolate macaroons into the clinic to share with everyone.  And now, just in time for Halloween, we are sharing the recipe with you.  Enjoy! Ingredients … Read More

Crashing Waves

A while back, I wrote an article entitled “I don’t mind what happens.”  Since creating this piece, I have been faced with a number of unexpected and difficult life situations, as if the universe has been saying to me, “Oh … Read More

Grand Opening this Friday!!!

Love is the Way

I recently spoke with a close friend about a conflict I am facing and asked for his guidance.  He said, “The only way through is love.”  I immediately knew in my heart that he was right.  Why is love the only way?  Because love is … Read More

What if I DO Mind What Happens?

Thank you for all of the feedback on last week’s article about Krishnamurti’s “not minding what happens.” Today, I’d like to share a great question that I received from a patient about the article, along with my response: How do you … Read More

September Hypnofertility Series

Are those of you trying to conceive tired of being told to stop trying so hard and let it happen? Does the word “relax” just make you cringe? How do you get to that special place that makes conception a natural, likely occurrence?
Some of you may have heard about or experienced first-hand the power of acupuncture and Chinese medicine in resolving women’s reproductive concerns, including boosting fertility, inducing labor, turning breech babies, and regulating hormones. However, another powerful adjunct therapy that directly addresses the mind-body component of these concerns about which you may not be aware is hypnosis.
I am pleased to announce that Johanna Nagel-Kim, certified HypnoFertility Educator and HypnoFertility Therapist, will be offering a 5 week course on Hypnofertility at Stillpoint Acupuncture beginning Tuesday, September 23 at 7:00 PM.
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“I don’t mind what happens”

I have a few words of wisdom to share with you today from Krishnamurti, one of my favorite spiritual teachers. As if by divine intervention, his words popped into my mind yesterday during amoment of overwhelm related to juggling all of the tasks … Read More