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Summer Newsletter

Summer is the Season of the Heart. It also corresponds with the Fire element, which warms life and creates joy through relationships. The Heart is in charge of directing the harmonious functioning of all meridians and is considered the emperor of the body. Actions based on the heart lead to personal integrity and empower our…

Coastal Wellness Health Tips 4

Living Healthy – Prevention Tips IV

The importance of digestive health The optimal functioning of our digestive system is very important for our general health.  It’s been shown that 70% of the immune system and 80% of our antibodies are contained in the gut lining; inside resides the microbiome, that has now come to be seen as the foundation of human…

Living Healthy, Prevention Tips II

What stress does to us. Stress affects every system in the body. When under stress 80% of the blood leaves the brain for the fight, freight response. The amygdala is the part of the brain that is responsible for this reaction.  Stress also produces a cascade of neurochemicals that affect every system of the body;…

Ursula Schmidt LAc. Coastal Wellness Health

What I Read: More than Allegory

“We live in a society dominated by increasingly deprived myths* (interpretations of reality that don’t resonate with one’s deepest intuitions and makes life in the world seem futile and claustrophobic). The dominance of deprived myths is insidious and has severe consequences as far as one’s psychic health and relationship with truth is concerned. Yet, these…