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.

January 27, 2014
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Correlating pulses and symptoms

Last week I mentioned how surprised I was to discover that I could discern all of kinds of information from […]
January 20, 2014
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Touch as a Diagnostic Tool

This week we will talk for a bit on how Touch becomes Diagnostic. If you come for acupuncture, you are […]
January 13, 2014
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

An excellent handshake

As we mentioned last week, the handshake is a surprisingly important moment of communication. It’s often a first point of […]
January 6, 2014
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Handshakes and character assessments

Before the New Year, we were on the theme of touch, and as we continue into the first full week […]
December 30, 2013
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

An autobiography in five chapters

Happy New Year!!! Welcome 2014!!! And here is a little wisdom tale to consider for such a beginning. An Autobiography […]
December 23, 2013
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Sports teams that engage in the most physical contact play the best

In 2010, a doctoral student published an article in which he concluded that the most successful teams in the NBA […]
December 16, 2013
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Chemistry of touch

As I wrote the title I realized that we often talk about people having “chemistry” or ease of bonding and […]
December 9, 2013
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Tune in to touch

Everything we do involves touch. Even just sitting and reading this, you are touching a chair, or clothes, or your […]
December 2, 2013
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

‘Touch’ in literature

Touch is such an absolutely vital and integral part of life that it has inspired many a beautiful turn of […]
July 16, 2013
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Corny Bits

Did you know???? Farmers grow corn on every continent except Antarctica. There are about 800 kernels in 16 rows on […]
July 16, 2013
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Corn is a Fruit?

Here are some timely tidbits about Corn! First of all, this delicious food that we normally think of as a […]
February 27, 2012
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Fabulous poster

Here is a fabulous poster that was made by another acupuncturist in Colorado. I loved it so much I had […]
February 13, 2012
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Water supports good digestion

Did you know that drinking enough water supports good digestion? It’s true. Our bodies produce about 7 liters of digestive […]
February 6, 2012
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Water, energy and beauty

Can water really affect my energy level and make me more beautiful? Well, in fact…the enzymes involved in energy production, […]
January 30, 2012
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Water, water everywhere…

Water, water everywhere! Grab a glass and have a drink! If there is one hugely underestimated, important, simple thing we […]
January 23, 2012
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Winter weather Acu-advisory

Sleep! Many people tell me they feel like sleeping longer in the winter months. Some people wonder if that’s normal, […]
January 16, 2012
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Sugar in moderation

Sugar. Nice and yummy and desirable, especially for holiday occasions. Actually, people love sugar in good times and bad. It […]
January 9, 2012
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Eating with the seasons

Food. Always important. You may have heard about the concept of eating with the seasons, or eating foods naturally grown […]