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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Vacation and the Art of Balancing Work and Rest

Minneapolis Acupuncture Clinic

I’m back from vacation this week, and I feel good! I spent nine days in California, checking out vineyards, tasting some really good wines, and touring the beaches and bays of the Pacific coast. I feel refreshed and energized, and for good reason: rest is good for you.

As a practitioner of Chinese medicine, I assess how well each patient is managing the balance between rest and work. Many struggle with working long hours; some put in as many as 70 to 80 hours . . . → Read More: Vacation and the Art of Balancing Work and Rest