The Power of Furniture Bank

Changing lives and eliminating poverty with furniture  Imagine opening the door of your first home, and walking into an empty room. No desk to sit at, no bed to sleep in, no kitchen table to eat at, no chair to…

Vital Vessels of Acupuncture 

Conception and Governing: Extraordinary Vessels When we think of a vessel, usually what springs to mind is a vehicle in which something is carried or transferred from one area to another. Though the role of vessels, extraordinary vessels, in acupuncture…

Vacation Homes Away from Home

Lavish to Luxury: Hotel-Quality Holiday Homes ‘‘Tis the season for high-end holiday homes. We reached out to Jayne McCaw, owner of Jayne’s Toronto for her expert opinion on her 10 majestic Midtown vacation properties. From a sprawling $4,200/week dwelling to…

The Key to Qi

Go with the Flow  We’re all familiar with the exercise, ‘Close your eyes and think of something that makes you happy.’ What makes us happy usually produces the sensation of energy, which flows through our bodies like a life force….

Pregnant! 

How Acupuncture Assists During Pregnancy  Pregnancy. A life-affirming part of the cycle of a woman’s life, and, for some, one of the most phenomenal, occurrences during one’s life. For the physical body, however, pregnancy can mean so much more –…

Meridians: The Finer Points of Acupuncture

Connections Energy. What propels you. What moves you forwards or backwards. What gives you the power to perform. When you’re on a bike, or working out, or even sitting still, if you concentrate, you can feel the energy flow through…

Beau Lake Beauty

The chair of the summer If quaint charm is as important to you as comfort, relaxation, and sustainability, The Great Lakes Chair, by Beau Lake (beaulake.com), is grandeur at its greatest, and a good fit (literally) for any cottager’s tush. …