Lavender Field

By: Jess Noble, AOBTA, Arvigo Maya Abdominal Therapist I love using essential oils in both my massage practice at Fertile Ground as well as daily in my home. Essential Oils are known to have therapeutic qualities that can be inhaled or diluted and rubbed on the skin. The oils are made from aromatic compounds found…

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Cherry Blossoms Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture

By: Lauren Mathews, L.Ac We here at Fertile Ground are very excited to announce that we will be offering Mei Zen facial acupuncture as taught by Dr. Martha Lucas. My skin has gotten a lot more problematic as I’ve gotten older and as a result I have gotten very interested in holistic approaches to skincare. I’m…

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By Sophia Bouwens, L.Ac., Ma.Ac. For some of us, the holidays are full of “should’s” that leave us feeling like we’re somehow not enough. “The holiday’s should be fun”,”, “they should be about spending time with those we love”, “they should be about joy, peace and good cheer”. The list goes on.. This reflection on what…

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post by Lauren Matthews, L.Ac, MAOM Can you believe it’s already the holiday season?  We have been fielding many questions lately at the clinic about natural ways to remedy and prevent cold and flu symptoms. Here are our top tips: – Nourish yourself. Try to eat as well as you can through the winter.  Avoid…

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By Chandler Yorkhall, BCTMB, Qigong Healing, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Nourishing Soups and Stews for the Cold months Soup is an essential part of my family’s nutrition all year round, but especially so when it’s cold.  Making soup almost daily has taught me a lot about the balance between nutrition, convenience, and taste.  Here are…

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It’s a beloved childhood pastime, but have you tried coloring as an adult? My husband gave me a beautiful coloring book this year for my birthday (yes, I’m over 30 ;)) and a pack of markers, and it has been such a wonderful activity! I have had issues with insomnia for nearly my entire life,…

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Supplements, especially in the fertility world, seem like a daunting prospect. There are SO MANY out there to choose from, and so much information (that is sometimes conflicting!) that it can seem overwhelming trying to sort out what would be best to take. So what’s our approach? Personally, I like to keep things simple. My…

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