Can Impatience Make You Sick?

Remember that old adage “patience is a virtue”?  Well in our instant gratification society in which we demand immediate responses to questions from Alexa and Google, where we expect a returned text in a matter of moments, where automation has speeded up everything, patience is becoming a lost virtue.  The […]

Does Color Matter?

We are talking about food choices. In Eastern cultures, color of the food is thought to have different effects on different organ systems. Red is Heart: tomatoes, carrots, strawberries, peppers, apples Yellow is Spleen: barley, egg yolks, yellow peppers, lemon White is Lung: beans, radish, wild rice, garlic, cauliflower, potatoes […]

Making Sense of Meditation

I would like to share an article by my mentor, Hawaiian shaman Serge Kahili King. In this article he shares some ideas about various kinds of meditation based on Hawaiian ideas. However, as he points out, these ideas are not attached to any religions or belief systems and can be […]

The Key to the “Cure” of Frozen Shoulder

Welcome Deb Fraine, Occupational Therapist! Deb Specializes in Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Therapy.  She provides hands-on individualized care First of all, I would like to express my gratitude to Jessica Cavaco, Kim Pelletier and all of the Mattapoisett Wellness Practitioners for welcoming me to the “Center for Mindful Medicine!” […]

Once a Mom, always a Mom

Article By Julie Hatch, Parenting Coach, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, and Acupuncturist at the Mattapoisett Wellness Center. Sounds obvious, but for me, it recently rang especially true. I remember anticipating the day my youngest child would be graduating from high school and moving on to college. I believed that this would […]

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