From Boring To Beautiful – Check Out This Thrifted Dining Table DIY Makeover

By Laura Weatherbee | February 1, 2022

I bought this dining table four years ago from Loveseat Vintage, a used furniture store here in San Diego. I don’t know if the store is still around, but at the time it was my favorite place to shop for good quality, affordable vintage furniture. I purchased this lovely trestle dining table for only $174.…

The Incredible And Fascinating Story Of Nobel Prize Winner Youyou Tu

By Laura Weatherbee | December 7, 2021

The more I learn about Chinese herbal medicine, the more I am blown away by all the amazing things it can do. Many people dismiss herbal medicine as weaker and less effective than Western drugs, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Chinese herbal medicine has been used effectively for thousands of years. It…

Let’s Make San Diego The Most Bike-Friendly City In The World

By Laura Weatherbee | December 1, 2021

San Diego’s Big Biking Problem Adam was recently quoted in a news piece on bike safety reported by NBC San Diego journalist Alexis Rivas. The story highlights the dangerous biking conditions in San Diego which have resulted in 14 cyclist deaths in the county this year. Among those killed include postal worker and beloved husband…

An Unexpected Change Of Plans – We Sold Gingerhawk

By Laura Weatherbee | October 22, 2021

Hey there. It’s been awhile since we updated you on Gingerhawk, the retreat property we’ve been building in Washington State. When we last left off in May, I shared that Adam and I were spending the summer in Washington to get Gingerhawk rental ready and running smoothly. We had a brand new logo, and we…

How Does Acupuncture Work? Let’s Look Into The Theories

By Laura Weatherbee | May 17, 2021

Image via Wikimedia Commons Last year was a time of great change for me. I left New York City after 13 years, and moved to sunny San Diego to pursue a master’s degree in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. While this shift might seem random or out of the blue, it’s actually something that I had…

Introducing Dr. Laura! It’s Official – I Am Now A Doctor Of Acupuncture And Chinese Medicine

By Laura Weatherbee | May 5, 2021

The Big News I have some exciting news to share! This past April I graduated from the doctorate program at Pacific College, and have earned the title of Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. I also recently passed my licensing exams and am officially licensed to practice acupuncture. I’m excited to begin my career as…

Can Energy Medicine Help Heal Emotional Trauma?

By Laura Weatherbee | February 17, 2021

Image via Lisa Oliva www.polaritytherapysandiego.com Have you ever heard of energy medicine? As a student of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, I often see patients in our school clinic who are seeking relief from pain. This can range from joint pain to musculoskeletal injury, menstrual pain, low back pain and more. I’ve noticed, however, that very…

How Can Chinese Herbs Make You Healthier And Happier?

By Laura Weatherbee | January 23, 2021

For the past four years, I’ve been studying to become a Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. Although I didn’t know much about herbs before starting this program, I was blown away by the power of Chinese herbal medicine. There are hundreds of different herbs that have been used effectively for thousands of years to…

3 Reasons Why I Love To Meditate

By Laura Weatherbee | January 4, 2021

This post was originally published on October 13, 2016 on www.lweatherbee.com. I recently read this article about a school in Baltimore that replaced detention with meditation, and I’m excited to see a growing interest in the practice of meditation and its benefits. I started getting into meditation around ten years ago. I was in my…

10 Good Reasons To Stop Looking At Your Phone

By Laura Weatherbee | December 13, 2020

At the beginning of last year I made a commitment to cut down on my screen time in a big way, and it felt great. But then the pandemic hit, and my screen time rules went out the window. The past year has been crazy, and most people have been using their devices more than…