November is upon us and the first snows have fallen!

I am currently sitting here this Sunday morning with a cup of coffee and my favorite sweater and fleece lined leggings (and a bit of French silk pie because I am an awful example for healthy breakfasts).

This week breastfeeding became legal in all 50 states which is a huge, if incredibly delayed) win! Check out this and other things I found on the wide and scary internet in this week’s Sunday round up!

November is upon us and the first snows have fallen!

I am currently sitting here this Sunday morning with a cup of coffee and my favorite sweater and fleece lined leggings (and a bit of French silk pie because I am an awful example for healthy breakfasts).

This week breastfeeding became legal in all 50 states which is a huge, if incredibly delayed) win! Check out this and other things I found on the wide and scary internet in this week’s Sunday round up!

The information in this post is for general purposes only and does not constitute medical advice. This post may contain affiliate links. For more information please see my privacy policy.

Winter is here

I know, I know – the solstice isn’t awhile yet but the snows have fallen and the Nei Jing says winter has begun. Check out more about the season of hibernation here:

Winter: Living Seasonally in the Season of Stillness

The Water Element: Foundations in the Darkness

Kidney Yin Disharmonies

Kidney Yang Disharmonies

Free the boobies!

Breastfeeding in public is now legal in all 50 states! Could you imagine not being able to eat in public? Or, having to eat in a public restroom or a cold car during winter?

Read more at people.com!

The Most Metal Baby I’ve ever heard of

My friend sent me a link to this a couple of days ago. Someone had to leave the “never broke a bone” subreddit because their unborn kiddo kicked their rib so hard it broke!

Can you even imagine?

Warm up at work

Did you know that cold offices lead to lower productivity for yin dominant people? Women tend to be the bulk of this group, but anyone who is estrogen dominant can fall into this category.

A recent study found that:

According to researchers, women perform better on math and verbal tasks in warmer environments, while men do better when it’s colder.

Yin and yang in action!

Read more at Scary Mommy

Blogtober roundup

Wow. Omg. Day one I thought blogtober was a fun, but ultimately unattainable idea. Especially a blogtober that stayed on topic with everything you all come here to read. But I did it. I actually did it. Blogs are going to slow WAY down going forward but this month has been full of me finding new nooks and crannies in Chinese medicine and natural health to talk about.

Check out this list to see if you missed anything.

  1. Blogtober: The Yin Zhi, the Subconscious, and Fate
  2. Six self-help books to cozy up to this fall
  3. Adjusting to Autumn: Preventing Seasonal Affective Disorder
  4. The Healing Power of a Cup of Tea
  5. Journaling for the Harvest Season: Six prompts
  6. Sunday Roundup: RSV, Vaginal Steaming, and Sphincter Law
  7. Five Witchy Books for Fall
  8. The Metal Element: Grief and Release
  9. Manage Stress Paralysis with Five Element Theory
  10. Self-care strategies for busy moms
  11. The Decluttering Experiment
  12. The Harvest Season and Reverie Acupuncture
  13. Sunday Round Up #2: Alpha Males, Grief Rituals and Microbiome Transfers
  14. Out of Breath: Lung Disharmonies in Chinese Medicine
  15. Seven Women’s Health Books to Cozy Up to this Fall
  16. Five Common Misconceptions about Acupuncture
  17. Five More Common Misconceptions about Acupuncture
  18. The Water Element: Foundations in the Darkness
  19. Practical Feng Shui
  20. Sunday Roundup: Bed-sharing, male doulas, and seed cycling
  21. Five Parenting Books to Cozy Up to This Fall
  22. Seed Cycling for Hormonal Balance
  23. Seed Cycling for Fertility
  24. Yang Zhi, Willpower, and Burnout
  25. Kidney Yin Disharmonies
  26. Kidney Yang Disharmonies
  27. Sunday Roundup: Spooky Edition
  28. Gratitude Can Change Your Life
  29. A Simple Self-Care Routine for Busy People
  30. The First Month Postpartum
  31. The End of Harvest Season
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Disclaimer: I am an acupuncturist in the state of Minnesota, and the information falls within my scope of practice in my state. However, unless I have directed you here as your homework I am probably not your acupuncturist. The information in this post is for general purposes only and does not constitute medical advice. As always, check with your own acupuncturist or primary care provider before making any lifestyle changes. This post does not create a patient-practitioner relationship and I am not liable for any losses or damages resulting or relating to the content in this post.

Jessica Gustafson is a licensed acupuncturist in St Paul, MN specializing in women's health and fertility. She loves working with patients through the Health Foundations Birth Center on Grand Avenue in St Paul as well as doing home visits in the Twin Cities area. Check out the services page for more information! ​ ​Follow Reverie Acupuncture on Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram for updates!

Jessica Gustafson is a licensed acupuncturist in St Paul and White Bear Lake, MN specializing in women’s health and fertility. She loves working with patients through the Health Foundations Birth Center on Grand Avenue in St Paul as well as doing home visits in the Twin Cities area. Check out the services page for more information!

​Follow Reverie Acupuncture on Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram for updates! Please follow and like Reverie Acupuncture!

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