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Healthy Online School Ep. 1: Protecting Your Child from the Negative Effects of Excessive Screen Time

With millions of children learning virtually, it's creating new challenges for parents and kids.


In this episode, I share simple, easy to implement tips to help reduce the impact and relieve:

  • Eye strain and dry eyes
  • Excess blue light exposure causing issues with circadian rhythms
  • Easy set up tips for good posture to prevent pain and headaches
Plus I cover:
  • Acupressure points
  • AcuPatching strategies for eyes, pain, and focus
  • How to set up a  school workstation that supports health...

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Natural Tips to Protect Your Lungs from Smoke & Air Pollution

Those most impacted by the smoky air from the recent wild fires are adults with chronic medical conditions and children. Especially children that have a history of asthma.

Once air quality reaches unhealthy levels we’re all affected to some degree or another.

In this video, I'll share with you simple, daily things you can do to:

  1. Detoxify from smoke
  2. Protect Your lungs
  3. Relieve symptoms like cough, chest tightness

And I’m going to teach you how to do it naturally, in a way that...

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The Emotional Effects of the Pandemic According to the 5-Elements

 

In this video, I discuss the 5-Elements as it relates to how the pandemic is affecting our kids - emotionally and psychologically.

The 5-Elements are a system of correspondences that help us understand the world around us.


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As I go through each Element, see if you can identify any signs that resonate with what you're child is going through.

Once you know what is out of balance, then you can use natural remedies like acupressure, AcuPatching™, herbal medicine, energy...

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Acupressure Points for Calming a Child's Anxiety without Drugs

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Anxiety is increasingly common in children and teens today. Over 4 million children in the United States between ages 3 and 17  are diagnosed with an anxiety disorder and many more suffer from anxiety.

According to the CDC website:

When children do not outgrow the fears and worries that are typical in young children, or when there are so many fears and worries that they interfere with school, home, or play activities, the child may be diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. Examples of...

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Chinese Medicine Germ Theory

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Coronavirus (and other pathogens) are scary. COVID-19, in particular, has already killed thousands worldwide and infected over a million.

It's a tragedy that people have lost their lives, and we ought to do everything we can to mitigate its spread.

It's important to follow the health guidelines you receive from your local government officials to help keep yourself and your family safe.

But... in this video, I share a coronavirus perspective you may not have heard.

A piece of the conversation...

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AcuPatching™ = Taking AcuPressure to the Next Level

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AcuPatching™ combines the power of acupuncture point stimulation with the benefits of light therapy in a painless "acupatch" that's perfect for everyday, at-home care.

With a whole line of patches that initiate biochemical responses that promote health and wellness, AcuPatching™ is perfect for people of all ages. Watch this video to learn what AcuPatching™ is, what it does, how it works, and why I recommend it to all my acupuncture patients. 

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Two Powerful Acupoints for Immunity

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In this video, I will teach you two of the BEST, most POWERFUL acupuncture points (or acupoints) for immunity. 

These acupoints strengthen Wei Qi, a similar concept as the immune system in Western medicine, so the body will be better equipped to stay well and fight off illness.

If you do succumb to illness, you can also use these acupoints during your recovery to address post-viral fatigue and lingering respiratory symptoms. 

There are 2 ways to stimulate these acupuncture points at...

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AcuPatching to Reduce Stress & Boost Immunity

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Stress is a part of life. 

I’m sure you’ve had a time in your life that was stressful, say an intense deadline for a project. And as soon as you finished your project, you immediately got sick!

It's a universal truth that we’re more prone to illness when life is crazy busy. 

But, we often don’t think of our kids as being stressed until they get a little older and into their teens. However, stress can even affect babies. I can’t think of a more stressful...

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Essential Oils for Back to School by Devon Vernetti, L.Ac.

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Essential oils are an easy, fun and effective way to support our children physically, mentally and emotionally during back to school.

I use these products every day in my home and office and wanted to share five must-have oils to keep your kids happy, healthy and parents sane during the school year!

Top Five Essentials Oils You've Gotta Have in Your Cabinet

1. Ginger

Ginger is an amazing oil to address digestive distress including nausea, stomach upset, vomiting and constipation.

Nerves...

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Part 1: Exploring the Metal Element

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Have you ever wondered why some kids are more prone to asthma and allergies? Or why some kids cry super easy?

What about kids that are super sensitive and picky about everything from food to shirt tags?

In this video, I’m exploring the Metal Element in Chinese medicine.

It corresponds to fall and is linked to the health of our immune system.

Now more than ever we need to be nurturing our bodies with the right foods, herbs, and acupressure points to have a balanced Metal Element!

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