Archives for January 2016

The holidays have come and gone, but many of us are still feeling sluggish from all of the holiday sweets and beverages…no judgment. Adding the following suggestions to your daily routine is an easy way to get back on track, and also an easy way to keep your liver healthy every day {especially if you feverishly read our Hoboken Happy Hours posts on the reg}! In Chinese Medicine, the Liver is referred to as “The General.” So, like the army, The General is the point of command that keeps everything in check, keeps things moving if you will. When the Liver energy is off balance due to diet, stress, or daily habits, it is hard for the body to stay…


Sunday, November 1st marked the end of Daylight Savings time and the beginning of darkness before dinner. The leaves are changing colors and have begun falling, the air has turned crisp, and soon all coffee shops will be offering eggnog lattes. Even though this time of year offers so much beauty, it can also be an emotionally difficult time for some. Seasonal Affective Disorder (aka SAD) can begin as early as September and last through March. Researchers are not exactly sure why some struggle with SAD but, believe there is a link due to the lack of sunlight during the fall and winter months which disrupts the body’s internal clock, leading to signs of depression. Sure, the beauty and the…