Parenting in a pandemic is hard! Parenting can be hard. Pandemics are hard. Parenting in a pandemic is hard! Naming our struggles can be the first step in acting. We want to start by telling you to take a breath. You are not alone. You are doing the best you can with what you have […]
What do we need to do differently?
We’re growing When we made the difficult decision to stop in-person counseling and acupuncture in mid-March, and transition to a telehealth platform, we saw a big drop in client appointments. And we were worried about our clients and about our community. The pandemic is hard on all of us, but for so many it has […]
Immune System Care 101, Part 2
Caring for our health and maintaining the strength of our bodies For many months, we have had the collective human experience of navigating a global pandemic. By now, we are all familiar with the recommended best strategies to reduce risk of contracting or transmitting COVID-19: hand-washing, wearing masks, and social distancing. It is paramount that […]
Dispatch from the Integrative Medicine Department at the Samaritan Center
We are now in who-knows-what week of the COVID-19 pandemic, and since deciding to move all Samaritan Center services online, every single one of us has had to adapt to the challenges and gifts of telehealth. We in the Integrative Medicine (IM) Department have had a particularly challenging challenge: How DO We Provide Acupuncture Treatments […]
This year has brought overwhelming challenges to us as individuals, to our communities, and to our country. We are experiencing isolation due to a pandemic and uncertainty from a highly charged political environment. In addition, we are currently experiencing a global social movement with images on the news, heartfelt messages from families and loved ones, […]