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

Stillpoint is becoming L.A. Wellness

We have a new name! We are now L.A. Wellness! This rebranding is a part of our expansion that began in March when we relocated from our Richmond Street location to the larger and newly renovated space here at 116 … Read More

Don’t Should Yourself

Are there things in your life that you are not doing that you are telling yourself you “should” be doing? Or things you ARE doing that you “should not” be doing? Today I am going to share how and why … Read More

What is Meditation?: Part 2

Let’s examine the quote from last week’s What is Meditation – Part 1 about how “All I can say truly is ‘I am’, all else is inference,” and how a deeper experience of this truth can lead you to a … Read More

What is Meditation?: Part 1

If you were to ask ten different meditators what meditation is, you would likely get ten different answers.  To me, it is unimportant that we agree about what meditation is.  What is important is the curiosity and deep inquiry that … Read More