Surviving this Valentine’s Day

February is heart month and that time of the year when people celebrate another holiday full of mass-produced holiday cards; Valentine’s Day. While this tends to be a time of joy for lovers and partners, others can find this time of year a little tough. Reminders of past loved ones or feelings of loneliness can arise when we are constantly reminded of what other’s (seem to) have. But fear not, as someone who never really took this love holiday seriously, I have a few tips to get you through.

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One Year Ago Today

One year ago today, February 2nd 2014, I headed to Guelph Community Acupuncture for the first time. I had heard of community-style acupuncture before and was even considering eventually opening up my own community space, but had never entered a POCA clinic before. I was completely unaware that there are communities across North America getting acupuncture together in lazyboy chairs, quietly healing in numbers

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