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Archives: August 2010

How Acupuncture Works - East vs. West

From acufinder.comBy: Diane Joswick, L.Ac., MSOM Eastern Explanation: The Eastern Explanation for how Acupuncture works is that the life energy flowing through the body which is termed Qi (pronounced chee) can be influenced and balanced by stimulating specific points on the body. These points are located along channels of energy known as meridians that connect: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 30, 2010

I Love This Quote

“Begin anywhere“ John Cage

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 29, 2010

The Power of Silence

 Lao Tzu, a famous sixth century philosopher from China said: “Silence is a source of great strength.” There are many types of silence, for example, anger, grief, sadness, or confusion. The most comforting of course, is the silence of peace and calm. Silent meditation, the practice of observing your breath, thoughts, feelings, sensations, and the: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 27, 2010

The NY Times Weighs in on Acupuncture.

We made it!!! The New York Times has a new article about acupuncture – and it is a good one. The reporter presents a well balanced view to the debate about whether acupuncture works and notes the desire of Western doctors to explain this treatment in terms of a science that matches their training. Here: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 26, 2010

Learning the Truth; Elin Nordegrin

Another compelling post from my favorite blogger (my mom : ) Linda Edelstein P.h.d., be sure to check out her new website and blog. Reading an except from People magazine’s interview with Elin Nordegren, Tiger Woods’s ex-wife, I was reminded of a dynamic that people often talk about in therapy after they have been surprised: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 25, 2010

Crises Can Lead to Personal Growth

From Therapy EvanstonBy Linda Edelstein P.h.D. There has been much good information written about the harmful effects of trauma, whether the damage was done from war, sexual abuse, violence, natural disasters or the other zillion ways of being harmed in this world. When I teach Adult Development to the Counseling Psychology graduate students at Northwestern University: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 23, 2010

Acupuncture is Effective for Back Pain

Back pain is a very common complaint in my Chicago practice. People come in experiencing many types of back pain. There is sciatica, tight muscles, disc problems and many more. Acupuncture is a very effective treatment for most causes of back pain. From Acupuncture TodayJuly, 2009, Vol. 10, Issue 07 Acupuncture Found Effective for Back: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 21, 2010

Check Out My Amazing Mom's New Website and Blog !

One of my favorite guest writers on this blog is my mother, who is also a psychologist. I am happy to announce that she has finally joined me in this brave new world called the internet. Here is her new website therapyevanston.com and blog, way to go mom !  Linda N. Edelstein, Ph.D. I am: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 20, 2010

Miriam Lee Was a Pioneer in the Legalization of Acupuncture in the U.S.

Last year a leader in the field of Chinese medicine passed away. Her name was Miriam Lee. Amy wrote a memorial for this outstanding practitioner on her blog, the Portland Acupuncture Blog, and I am re posting it here. a prominent figure in the legalization of acupuncture in the US, died at the end of: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 18, 2010

Great News About Acupuncture From Australia

From News.com.au From: The Sunday Telegraph Read more: http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/body-soul/acupuncture-the-new-painkiller/story-e6frfot9-1225904782211#ixzz0wtJakOkK By Christina Larmer By Christina Larmer From: The Sunday Telegraph Read more: http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/body-soul/acupuncture-the-new-painkiller/story-e6frfot9-1225904782211#ixzz0wtJakOkK By Christina Larmer From: The Sunday Telegraph Read more: http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/body-soul/acupuncture-the-new-painkiller/story-e6frfot9-1225904782211#ixzz0wtJakOkK By Christina Larmer From: The Sunday Telegraph Read more: http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/body-soul/acupuncture-the-new-painkiller/story-e6frfot9-1225904782211#ixzz0wtJakOkK By Christina Larmer From: The Sunday Telegraph Read more: http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/body-soul/acupuncture-the-new-painkiller/story-e6frfot9-1225904782211#ixzz0wtJakOkK AUSTRALIAN hospitals are: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 17, 2010
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