• Wellness Tips

  • Give Thanks...to yourself!

    Dear Me, Thank you for making good choices (most of the time!), laughing often, and loving me even when it isn’t easy. Xoxo Love, Me I send lots of Thank You notes throughout the year... via the actual mail. Some may call me ‘old fashioned’ for this. I prefer ‘classic’. I truly have so much to be thankful for and expressing my gratitude in the moment fills my heart [...]

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    Finding Joy Right Where I Am

    I recently spent a weekend hiking in the mountains of North Carolina with my friend, Jenny. If you haven’t explored the Blue Ridge Parkway around Blowing Rock, add it to your list! Day 1 we were ready: we got up early, chose ‘the perfect trail’, filled our water bottles, stirred our trail mix, and packed our backpacks. We set off to find the trailhead, but when we arrived at [...]

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    Alleviating Back Pain with Acupuncture

    Meet Bari. She suffered with intense back pain and was eagerly seeking a solution that would alleviate her discomfort. Despite trying a variety of treatment options, nothing seemed to help…until she tried acupuncture. Read on to hear her story and find out how Windrose Acupuncture has helped her back pain disappear. What made you try acupuncture? I have three herniated discs in my lower [...]

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    My Secret for “Making Time”

    I’ve been told I make a really good German Chocolate Cake! Three layers of cake and rich coconut pecan frosting, all from scratch. Delicious! I also make lists. To-do lists, grocery lists, Netflix watchlists. Lists of countries to see, restaurants to try, languages to learn; I’m good at making lists. I used to make macrame plant hangers; I abandoned that craft long ago (in the 70s???) [...]

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    4 Tips for Navigating Life's Transitions

    Lately I’ve been feeling out of sorts in my own skin. Do you know that feeling?…My insides are agitated. My easy-to-laugh playful side feels weighed down. My jaw is tight, my thoughts are scattered, my energy is up and down.  These feelings are unsettling and cause all sorts of ‘what’s wrong with me’ thinking. Fortunately with 50+ years of experience in this [...]

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    I Feel the Pain - 5 techniques for treating chronic pain

    I am in pain. The day after a fun, active weekend with family, I woke up with a nagging tenderness in my foot. I mostly ignored it and went about my regular activities. Big mistake! A week later my pain level spiked from a tolerable 3-ish to a 9…sometimes a 10! My life came to a screeching halt. It turns out I have a stress fracture in my foot. And that excruciating pain was my body saying [...]

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    Windrose Acupuncture helps Adam manage stress

    Meet Adam, Windrose Acupuncture patient. He’s a busy Philadelphia professional with a demanding job and needed some balance and wellness in his day-to-day life. Read on to hear his perspective of his first time trying acupuncture and how it’s impacted his life. What brought you to Windrose Acupuncture? Stress management. I have a very stressful professional life. Why did [...]

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    Windrose in the News

    We loved treating 6ABC's Karen Rogers with our Acupuncture On The Go. Check out our feature on FYI Philly.

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    Need a break? Introducing the Windrose Wellness Break!

    Since I opened Windrose Acupuncture in 2017, I have been helping busy working professionals balance the stresses of work and everyday life. As a former corporate executive, I have dreamed of using my acupuncture skills to help professional teams manage the stresses of the workday to become more effective. So, today, with great excitement, I announce the launch of the new Windrose Wellness Break! [...]

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    There’s more to the needle than meets the eye…

    Thoughts from Saundra, Windrose Acupuncture Patient When you hear the word acupuncture…who of us has not thought, why in the world would I voluntarily have needles stuck in my body??? But don’t be afraid, my friends. When we talk about needles, most of us think about getting a shot or getting your blood taken. But IT IS NOT THAT! AT ALL! Was I skeptical? Of course! But I also really [...]

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