I have nothing to say today. Nothing wise or smart or compassionate. I love the feedback I have received. It's honestly wonderful to hear that the challenges that Venetia and I face are reaching people's hearts. Here is what I want: I want my body to snap-back. I...

I lay in dialysis, trying to sleep. I hear four TVs (each playing something different), three conversations, someone coughing, a disposal bin is being kicked across the floor, the dialysis machines all merge together, something is being unwrapped somewhere, beeping and whirring, and a sea of...

Good morning, In Chinese Medicine, the Kidneys are part of the Water element (partnered with the Bladder). The associated color is black (or blue/black). The season is Winter, the taste is salty, the emotion is fear, the sound is groaning.  The Water element opens to the...

About a week ago, Venetia and I were amidst our evening ritual with our girls: dinner, bath, bed. We were all hovering around the running bath, I think Celeste had already gotten in, I was halfway through a negotiation with Aviva for her to follow...

By Ben Fleisher, LAc, CZB   Yesterday, I gave an Acupuncture session to one of my favorite local chiropractors who is facing some serious medical issues, as I am. We spoke from the heart about many of the dynamics we are both facing, being "complementary" health providers,...

By Lynn Dominick It’s an energetic blueprint or wiring diagram of a human being. Knowledge of one’s design will serve as an “owner’s manual” in realizing one’s potential in the human experience. Everyone’s design is perfectly configured to accomplish his/her unique life purpose. Why is it important?  We...

  By Ben Fleisher, LAc, CZB I want to preface this post with credit to Lorie Dechar and her wonderful book, 5 Spirits.  Lori’s work in articulating this archetypal journey is incredible: in-depth, well-researched, and brought into language by virtue of her decades of study and practice....