About Lynn

lynn jaffeeLynn Jaffee is a licensed acupuncturist and the author of the book, Simple Steps: The Chinese Way to Better Health, a clear and concise explanation of Chinese medicine for the lay person. She is co-author of the book, The BodyWise Woman, a personal health manual for physically active women and girls. Read more about Lynn...

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Lessons on Living to Be A Hundred

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Last weekend I had the pleasure of talking to a woman who was celebrating her 101st birthday. Shirley had just been out to Sunday brunch with family members to celebrate the big day when my husband and I ran into her. Shirley was sharp, had a sense of humor, her eyes had a sparkle, and she was walking pretty darn well. In my mind, this is the picture of how I want to grow old.

In Chinese medicine, a number of factors contribute to . . . → Read More: Lessons on Living to Be A Hundred

Chinese Medicine, Fertility and Essence

We have a guest blogger!  Aimee E. Raupp is an author and acupuncturist in New York.  Welcome, Aimee, and thanks for your post.

As many of you know, infertility is and has been on the rise—it affects about seven million women and their partners in the United States. Why? There are several reasons, but a predominant one is that women are waiting until their mid to late thirties to have children. If you happen to be one of these women, don’t fret: Chinese Medicine . . . → Read More: Chinese Medicine, Fertility and Essence