Emotional Support

Dowsing chakras with a pendulum – Simon Altman, BHSc (Acu)

  Pendulums are one of the tools used within Esoteric Acupuncture.  They are often used as tools for inner growth and in various spiritual healing modalities.  A pendulum can come in many forms, simply, it is a weighted object at the end of a string or chain.  Traditionally jewellery such as rings or pendants were attached to a chain and used

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Delving into your birth story – Kerry Marshall, licensed Acupuncturist & Doula

Delving into birth stories.   I have listened to many birth stories in my treatment room, in women’s circles and on sofas with cups of tea.  I love all the details, hearing about the twists and turns, the pain and determination, the trauma, the awe, disappointments and joy. Your birth story becomes part of who you are, it is a shared

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Tarot Explained: The High Priestess, Major Arcana Card – Simon Altman, BHSc (Acupuncture) and Esoteric acupuncturist

Tarot Card 3 – The High Priestess.     In this blog we are continuing the story of the Major Arcana in the Tarot.  Previously we covered The Fool and The Magician.  Now we have The High Priestess which is the third card within the 22 Major Arcana cards of the tarot.   The High Priestess closely follows from The Fool

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The Fertile Heart – Kerry Marshall, Acupuncturist

Kerry Marshall delves into the Heart of the fertility patient   Women trying for a baby are one of the most compliant motivated patients I treat.  Navigating through the abundant information about Fertility available to us can lead to a sense of control and knowledge, but in lots of cases confusion and overwhelm.  What works for one person may not be

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Post Natal Mental Health Care, from a Chinese Medicine Perspective – Anna Mullen BHSc CM

Here at MCM we are known for our experience in supporting natural fertility and IVF. We work with  patients as they prepare themselves to conceive and then as they are trying to fall pregnant. We work with pregnant patients to support them and ease discomfort during their pregnancy. We help pregnant bodies become ready for labour, and we can even work

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Winter wellness – Anna McMullen BHSc CM

  [column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”Winter wellness” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] Cold and Flu/Mornington Winter Wellness – Power through Winter and avoid colds and flu with some simple healthy lifestyle tips to boost your immune system. This time of year can be difficult. As we pass the halfway mark of winter, getting through this bitterly cold weather and moving ever slowly towards spring

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When fear can be a friend – Kerry Marshall, Licensed Acupuncturist

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt: When fear can be a friend.   There is a wonderful children’s book called were going on a bear hunt written by Michael Rosen It’s a tale of an adventure, five siblings traversing difficult environments in search of a bear.   The rhyme through out the story is ‘cant go over it, cant go under

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Tarot Explained: The Magician, Major Arcana Card – Simon Altman, BHSc (Acupuncture) and Esoteric acupuncturist

  The Magician   In our previous post we looked at the first Major Arcana Tarot card, numbered 0, The Fool.  The Fool represented the first step in the beginning of a new journey or cycle in life.  This is then followed by The Magician, numbered as card 1 and is the second card in the Major Arcana.   The Magician

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Thoughts on Grief – Anna McMullen BHSc CM

Grief is a difficult emotion to experience. It’s one we all inevitably face in our lifetime.   It can be a confusing emotion and may be experienced in many different ways. We are unique in this process, there is no one ‘right’ way.   Grief can strike suddenly, hard hitting and overwhelming in its magnitude. It can rise up and envelop

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Floating Into The New Year – Anna McMullen BHSc CM

Sometimes the new year doesn’t bring you all the things you expect. For me this year started with some sudden and unexpected, heavy-duty stress. I spent a good part of my break dealing with this stress, and so when break time was up I was relishing the prospect of getting back in to the clinic and back to work.   And

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Stress & Fertility

We throw this term around a lot, often leading to it losing its impact. Its also such a subjective term, so it can be hard for people to identify whether or not they are stressed until they are in an extreme state. We see this a lot in clinic & it’s especially prevalent when it comes to fertility.Anyone who’s tried to

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Post-Natal Midwife Support – Kerry Marshall, Licensed Acupuncturist

Have you thought about how you’ll feel after your baby is born?   In today’s blog, Kerry talks about the valuable midwife services available to you in the post-natal phase.   I love thinking back to my own birth experience. If anyone shows interest in my recollections I am more than happy to share. I feel we should allow more time

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