Author: jamie

Synchronicity & Your Acupuncture Practice

Coincidental and synchronicity type events and insights are very valuable tools if you can recognise them as such. The thing about such events is that they are not subject to filtering by your rational mind. This is why people who are very rational sometimes find it difficult to take them Read More …

Old Fave Sp6 (acupuncture point)

We were discussing points and their functions at the college the other day and came to discuss what often appears to be TCM’s favourite point Sp6 – Three Yin Crossing. As you may know this is a point on the leg where 3 main meridians meet (Kidney/Spleen/Liver). I have noticed Read More …

Needling News

I added a couple of new videos talking about acupuncture needle skills yesterday which are available here on u-tube. There are lots of needle styles of course and I teach a couple of basic ones in keeping with my belief that we should keep things simple so long as there Read More …

Let there be light

Light is so important to human beings and we can probably all identify with the way in which our mood can change dependent upon the amount of light there is. Such as on the first sunny day of spring or when we walk into a room with a large window Read More …

Inner Talk CD’s

Inner talk CD’s are subliminal recordings of affirmations that you play in the background. We have found them really very effective for children and to a lesser extent for adults as well. You put one on quietly in their bedroom whilst they are asleep and the changes can be quite Read More …

I will be at the Cardiff show

Meet HAC in Cardiff – Sept 8th At the Cardiff show I will be offering seated massage, doing a talk about the study of acupuncture (11.30am) and chatting to anyone who passes by, hope to see you there, Jamie. Program: See this link Find out more about our one-year acupuncture Read More …

The Ego and Acupuncture Practice

Whilst it seems that acupuncturists do become more present/conscious with experience I am going to suggest that ultimately acupuncture is an obstruction to conscious development. When we say conscious in this context we mean exactly the opposite of what I was conditioned to think it means. I thought to be Read More …

What Has Trump Got To Do With It?

Here I am on a blog about acupuncture and alternative health putting Donald Trump into the headline, is it just to catch your eye? Well, regular readers will know that I do not see acupuncture as an isolated subject in its own right. If you subscribe to a holistic view Read More …

Acupuncture Safety

Acupuncture has a very good safety record and this is reflected in low insurance costs. The cost of insuring yourself to practice acupuncture in the UK is about £150 a year and this is the same whether you have a certificate from a five-year degree course, a one-year part-time course Read More …