Mary’s Articles

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Course on Energy

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Course on Energy

Energy is the life force that animates each of us from the moment of conception. At the time of death this life force exits our body and all of the elements begin to separate and go back to their source. When we examine a body right after death, we see that all the physical components are still there in the body. We still have blood, lymph, muscles, bones, hormones, brain tissue. Something is missing. There is no life, no energy. That intelligence, that spirit, is the life force that keeps us alive and sustains us during our lifetime. The...

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The Inner & Outer Bully

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The Inner & Outer Bully

THE INNER AND OUTER BULLY By Mary E. Sullivan AC6096 The inner aspects of my personality are continually communicating and interacting with each other. As I pay attention to my inner life and notice who inside me is speaking, I ‘m more able to decide who to pay attention to and who to ignore. As a practitioner of Chinese Medicine, I run this information through my 5 Element grid. Am I coming from a place of fear? If so, I take a look at how my Kidney Qi (Water Element) is doing. I do not want to act from a fear based stance in any aspect of...

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The Everyday Arts of Balance & Rejuvenation

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The Everyday Arts of Balance & Rejuvenation

NURTURING YOURSELF – PRACTICING THE EVERYDAY ARTS OF BALANCE AND REJUVENATIONThis morning it happened again That feeling that you, Beloved, Stood over me all night keeping watch. That feeling that, as soon as I began to stir, You placed your lips upon my forehead And lit a Holy Lamp inside my heart. Hafiz If every morning could begin like this we would be in heaven. As you wake up and, before the world grabs you, and your mind resumes its incessant chatter ,place your hands upon our warm belly and breathe deeply. Beginning the day with...

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Lao Tzu’s Lymph Nodes

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Lao Tzu’s Lymph Nodes

THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM FROM A TAOIST PERSPECTIVE The lymphatics are an elegantly designed intricate waterway system that flow quietly and steadily throughout the body. Their constant work is in cleansing and purifying the blood. They separate the pure from the impure. The most refined lymphatic fluid is distilled into cerebrospinal fluid in the ventricles of the brain. Working with the lymphatic system involves slowing down, centering yourself and moving at the pace of your client’s lymphatic system. The Taoist meditative techniques facilitate...

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Why Distance Learning Courses are Valuable for Acupuncturists’ Professional Development

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Why Distance Learning Courses are Valuable for Acupuncturists’ Professional Development

As an acupuncturist with a California license and a Diplomate from the NCCAOM, I'm required to have a substantial number of Continuing Education Units and Professional Development Points to renew my licenses. This professional development activity keeps me connected with the profession and inspires my work. I really enjoy learning and seek out courses that interest and challenge me and also ones that will help my patients. My patients are a big part of my life and take up alot of my day. I'm concerned about their welfare and am continually...

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My Journey in Professional Development and Continuing Education as an Acupuncturist

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My Journey in Professional Development and Continuing Education as an Acupuncturist

When I enrolled in acupuncture school in September of 1990, I had been a student and teacher of bodywork for over 14 years. I always loved to teach. I taught elementary school, Montessori and then adult massage therapists and energy workers. My first introduction to the transformational aspects of continuing education and professional development came to me through the work of Dr. Randolph Stone. He was an osteopath who explored the varied worlds of Chinese medicine, Ayurveda and western medicine. His work was eclectice and felt integrated to...

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Lymphatic Brushing Video

Posted by on May 22, 2013 in Mary's Videos | Comments Off on Lymphatic Brushing Video

Lymphatic Brushing Video

Lymphatic Brushing for...

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