5 Love Languages

What is health? It’s more than just a state of high functioning within your body, it’s also a state of high functioning in your mental, emotional, and social realms. Unless all of those aspects are doing well, you have decreased health. That’s why I so enjoy talking to people about their relationships, because human beings…

Grounding For Health

Imagine the sensation of grass under your bare feet. Or your toes squishing through sand at the beach. When this happens, not only does it calm you down by providing pleasurable sensations, it turns out that it grounds our bodies in the same way that an electrical appliance is “grounded” by touching the earth. Since…

Journal for the Working Woman

Patients of Acorn Wellness Center may know that we share our space with Mpho Perras, a brilliant and compassionate Marriage and Family Therapist. She recently created the Peaceful Thoughts Journal for the Working Woman. This journal offers a simplified way to reflect on your day, your wellbeing, and your self-care. The journal contains prompts that…

Sunscreen Safety

Now that summer weather is starting, it’s important to protect yourself from the potentially damaging effects of the sun’s UVA and UVB rays. It’s also important to get enough sun exposure so your body can produce adequate Vitamin D. So, what are ways to make sure you get sun, without getting burned?   First, as…