S1E4 - Experiencing Acupuncture
Alex has her first acupuncture appointment.
AJ describes Qi and meridians.
Communicating with your acupuncturist about what’s going on during the session.
AJ describes community acupuncture and why she prefers it.
“Dropping in” to the acupuncture experience.
Energetic experiences at community acupuncture.
The five archetypes in Chinese medicine - water, fire, earth, wood, metal.
Making your mental, physical, emotional health a priority.
Acupuncture is a “four for one.” Taking care of your physiological system, neurological system, self care, and meditation.
Alex and AJ address reasons you may not like acupuncture and reservations you may have.
Financial aspects of getting acupuncture.
Between Heaven and Earth: A Guide to Chinese Medicine by Harriet Beinfield, Efrem Korngold
Acupuncture Is Like Noodles: The Little Red (Cook)Book of Working Class Acupuncture
Authors: Lisa Rohleder, Skip Van Meter, Moses Cooper, Matthew Gulbransen, Joseph Goldfedder, John Vella.
Sacred Contracts by Caroline Myss
Five Elements Personality Form (five archetypes of Chinese medicine)
Carl Jung - Jungian Archetypes
People’s Organization of Community Acupuncture Co-Op.