Monday Morning Acu-Minute

Every Monday morning at 6am, Karen sends out a little, informative blog called the Monday Morning Acu-Minute. To receive the “Minute,” please leave your name and email address.

Here are a few examples of earlier posts.

February 23, 2015
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

White Blood Cells and the Immune System

We’ve been covering (there’s a little joke in there) the more external aspects of the immune system, and before we […]
February 16, 2015
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Stomach Acid and the Immune System

Let’s consider the relationship between stomach acid and the immune system. Along with the skin, to protect us on the […]
February 9, 2015
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Interesting Tidbits on Our Eyes as part of the Immune System

Our eyes may be, esoterically, windows into our souls, but in order to stay healthy, being so open to the […]
February 2, 2015
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

The Immune System and the Importance of Coughing

Yes, as obnoxious as coughing can be, coughing is actually one of our primary defense mechanisms. It serves the purpose […]
January 27, 2015
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

More on Skin as Part of the Immune System

Last week we discussed innate features of skin that make it an effective barrier between our internal and external worlds. […]
January 19, 2015
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Skin is the First, Surprisingly Complex Feature of the Immune System

Good Morning! Now for more on the Immune System. The very first and surprisingly complex feature of the immune system […]
January 12, 2015
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Immunity is a system!

Well, to start with, it is called the Immune SYSTEM because there are many parts that work together to protect […]
January 5, 2015
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Your immune system defends your body and helps repair damage to it

Welcome to our new topic of the immune system. Our bodies are amazing in a million ways, including the complex […]
December 30, 2014
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Influence over our lives in the New Year

Welcome to your last Monday Morning Acu-Minute of 2014. A funny little thing to remember is that the last moment […]
December 22, 2014
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Winter Solstice, Yin and Yang

Yes, this day marks a turning point in the rotational relationship between the earth and the sun, resulting in the […]
December 15, 2014
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Healing Through Touch

Last week I shared an exercise anyone can do to get a sense of someone else’s “energetic field.” If you […]
December 8, 2014
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Feeling the Energy Field of another Person

Last week we shared an exercise you can do at home to create your own little energy field between your […]
December 1, 2014
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

How to generate your own Electromagnetic Force Field

Last week we entertained the idea that the aura may have something to do with a naturally generated electromagnetic force […]
November 24, 2014
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

More on Auras

Researching auras has been a curious thing. The concept of an aura, stemming from a force field or an animating […]
November 17, 2014
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Chakras, Auras and Energy Fields

Today we will move ahead to Auras in our Chakras, Auras and Energy Fields series.   Most of us are […]
November 10, 2014
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

A Small Dose of Chakra Humor

                Every time I look at this I start laughing and can’t think […]
October 20, 2014
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Halloween and Chakras, Auras and Energy Fields

October and Halloween for some reason struck me as a good time to explore the ideas of Chakras, Auras and […]
October 13, 2014
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

10000 Likes

I am very pleased and grateful to announce that our Acupuncture Alternative Facebook Fan Page, where the “Acu-Minute” is posted, […]
October 6, 2014
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Do the needles hurt?

Another good question that comes up during treatment, or actually before treatment, is Do the needles hurt? So here is […]
February 3, 2014
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Reading the whole body through the radial artery

We have been talking for the last couple of weeks about the art of oriental pulse taking, or what’s happening […]