Ancient Wisdom for Modern Wellness


Month: September 2011

Stop Claiming your Diagnosis!

Posted on September 9, 2011

When we are diagnosed by a medical practitioner, we have not been given anything other than a name for a list of symptoms.  I commonly hear patients, friends and family say things like “the Doctor said I have _______.” Whether it is a common cold, auto-immune diseases like fibromyalgia, lupus, irritable bowel or arthritis, or […]

Could you explain what acupuncture is and does? posted by G.F.

Posted on September 9, 2011

Acupuncture is the insertion of fine needles into acupuncture points on the meridians of the body.  The meridians are channels of energy that flow through the body.  These meridians when balanced, nourish and heal, as well as provide energy for normal functioning and vitality.  The energy or Qi (pronounced chee) is also responsible for maintaining […]

Crickets, inspiration and words…

Posted on September 9, 2011

It’s amazing to me that I can clearly hear the thoughts in my head until I sit down to write.  And then it is like the quietest that my head gets!  Maybe I could use writing as a form of meditation.  Not the writing itself, but the sitting down to write, opening the page, and […]

Getting Started…

Posted on September 9, 2011

At the persistent urges of my patients and friends, I have finally started an Ask Audra blog. Many people ask me what I work with the most.  And while I see all sorts of health concerns and issues with my patients, the underlying similarity of all dis-ease is our unhealthy belief systems and thoughts that […]