Beginning the important conversation on Intimacy and Vulnerability.
The excitement of the spring isn’t just in our heads. It’s in our bodies and in our loins. The bright warm sun beaming down paired with the fecundity of wet earth, give rise to flowers galore. Flowers, in case you’d forgotten, are the beautiful sex organs of the plant world.
Etched into my mind with painful clarity is the window of my college dorm room, seven stories high, with a stark view of the street below. That street could have been my escape. Isolation and claustrophobia had pulled me into a conversation with death during a rough depressive episode and I wanted to escape the pain so desperately that I considered everything, including ending my life…..
The foundation of health according to Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine is Flow. Acupuncturists have a saying "Where there's pain, there's no flow; where there's no flow, there's pain." This is true whether you live in Boulder, CO or Kathmandu.
In a nutshell, acupuncture promotes flow.