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by Sep 22, 2023

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The season is about to change. We are moving from a beautiful summer to a delightful fall. I hope you are excited and hopeful for change. It is hard some times to flow from one thing into another effortlessly. Change is not without challenges. My kids are both at college and that was a huge change. A good college friend of mine passed, and she has three amazing daughters who had to be at peace with a difficult change. My daughter’s college best friend lost her mom on Sunday; another transition. Those are the difficult changes that are often met with grief, uncertainty and maybe even anger.

Are you welcoming the start of a new trimester, or the end of a relationship? What is changing in your life, is it welcomed, planned, unexpected or difficult? As we live, change is inevitable. I am sure we have heard that line before, but it hits us differently when we are enduring or hoping for a change for the better! As we enter the fall season let’s check on each other: a neighbor, family member, friend, coworker or fellow student.

As I am writing this blog my emotions all over the place and I am ok with it! I have learned that change stirs me up, but I have accepted that to be emotional is to embrace my humanity. We are not our goals, plans, dreams or accomplishments. We are already enough…those are extra things that we do to be of service to others. Take a moment and sit with whatever changes are happening in your life. Breathe and realize you are in a community of people who see you and acknowledge your strength, beauty and purpose. We also applaud your effort to continue to strive to and adjust to change.

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Monique Carter

Monique Carter

My name is Monique Carter and I am a student in National University's AOM program. I chose this program because the basic tenets of Chinese Acupuncture and Herbs align with a holistic healing process that is steeped in years of tradition and research. I anticipate that learning these skills and applying this knowledge will allow me to help many in need. Starting this journey at the age of 49 has been humbling as well as life-changing, I am excited and grateful!


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