Ha.Le’ means home in Hawaiian. Ha.Le’ Counselor Kim Rate speaks a little about what home means to her and offers a question for reflection.

Ha.Le’ means home in Hawaiian. Ha.Le’ Acupuncturist Dr. Brian Meyer, MD speaks a little about what home means to him.

This 4 min square breathing exercise helps reduce stress and anxiety. A train interrupts (oops!), creating a perfect distraction metaphor. See if you can hold the focus!

Health and safety is our top priority! As we reopen in person appointments in addition to online appointments, here are our safety protocols.

This 18 min lesson is an audio recording, because your eyes will be relaxing!

In this time of distressing change, allow yourself to soften. Gift yourself with room to grieve, allowing your heart to feel all its tenderness. It helps.

As the shape of our lives changes and we social distance in the face of the pandemic, it brings up a lot of feelings. The root of these feelings is grief, and naming it can help us manage it.

The more stressed our bodies and minds feel, the weaker our immune system becomes. Taking action to reduce stress through integrative care is an effective way to stay healthier and help fight off viruses.

Creating health is not always about how hard we push ourselves. Our bodies also require gentleness. Staying active is important, but so is giving the body opportunities to reconnect, to recover, and to retrain old patterns. Gentle therapies speak to the body in important ways that high energy activities cannot.

Most people experience pain regularly. This pain settles into predictable cycles and informs our daily habits, to the point that we often get used to working around it. We think it is just the price we pay for being active, or getting older, or having kids. This is wrong. 
The biggest barrier to treating your pain is how hard you are trying to ignore that it exists.