Blog | Annalisa Brown, L.Ac, Dipl. Ac

November 25, 2019

You certainly don’t need me to tell you that breathing is important.  But what you might not know is that breathing has many components that you can control in order to affect certain  processes in your body.  No one has time to read a whole treatise on the subject  fr...

October 22, 2019

I'm pleased to share a post written by my friend and colleague Chris Goddin, of Balance Acupuncture in Austin, TX.  Chris and I both have been asked a lot of questions by our patients about what CBD is and whether it can work for you.  So Chris dove in and gathered som...

September 23, 2019

Stacey Isaacs of Kitchen of Youth  and I sit down to talk about her new cookbook, The Chinese Medicine Cookbook.  We talk about using food to heal, why everyone always talks about eating with the seasons, and if you patiently listen, you'll be rewarded with a great tip...

September 16, 2019

It’s back to school time!  Despite the fact that that does not at all apply to me, or perhaps even to you, there’s something about the weeks after Labor Day that feel like a turning point in the year.  As much as I enjoy the carefree summer and weekends at the beach an...

May 10, 2019

In the wintertime, our bodies are programmed to retain a little more to keep us warm through colder months. We need heartier foods.  When the spring comes, we want to shed some of that heaviness, some weight, or some of the fogginess.  Additionally, this heaviness and...

April 22, 2019

You have pain all (or almost all) the time. It moves around, it’s often different and hard to pinpoint.  You’re tired, even though you get “enough” sleep. You do the yoga, the meditating, you exercise even though it makes you feel worse afterwards, because that is what...

February 5, 2019

Happy Lunar New Year!

It is the year of the Brown Earth Pig.  What does that mean?  Well, Uncle Google can answer that in an astrology sort of way, but Calendars based on a lunar system is a tradition that spans many cultures, dating back centuries, and was the basis fo...

December 21, 2018

Happy Winter Solstice!

This time of year has been significant across all cultures in the northern hemisphere (as it is summer solstice – the longest day in the southern hemisphere right now) as a time to reflect, to rest, and to celebrate the beginning of the lengthenin...

October 26, 2018

Fall Greetings to you all!

The weather has finally turned!  Last month I reminded everyone of all the self care tips for seasonal change time, but the sniffles and the colds are starting, so I would like to remind you all to check in so we can determine which herbal for...

September 25, 2018

A reminder of Fall self-care tips and this Sunday at the 92nd Street Y StreetFest

As I said last month, I was sorry to see summer go, but the temperature is going down and I am wondering when I can put my favorite cozy sweater on.  I am including a link to last year’s F...

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