October 2021

We have LAUNCHED a Podcast called Mindful IVF

So we have launched a podcast ... And we will be kicking out a new episode every friday afternoon. It will be on Spotify, Google Podcasts and Apple Podcasts. So would love your help in growing the podcast, if you can follow us on SPotify or other good player. THAT [...]

March 2021

Happy New Clinic

So some exciting news for me, we have moved into our new clinic. We are now based in 'The Natural Clinic, 23 Sullivan Quay, Cork'. Using the process of Cork direction, its directly across from 'The Electric' Bar. I am settled in now for a few months and its been [...]

March 2020

Covid-19 and Aculife Clinic

We are closely monitoring all available information on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) as the situation unfolds. The team at Aculife is adhering to the recommendations from the Department of Health with regards to protecting ourselves and others. The Government of Ireland’s website and HSE website is providing the most up-to-date information to [...]

January 2020

Infertility and Period Blood Imbalance

One of the most common causes in my clinic that I see which might be defined as unexplained infertility by your own doctor is where the  reproductive blood is out of balance.  There are two main types of blood imbalances in Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture. One is called blood deficiency…. [...]

Infertility and Spleen Energy Imbalance

The Spleen Energy is a wonderful Energy when in Balance…. You feel good… you feel full of energy…. You feel grounded and are in balance….. in mind and body. However the spleen organ and its energies is not the toughest of organs unlike the liver which is tough as ole [...]

Infertility and Liver Energy Imbalance

Weird to say this but this is my absolute favourite organ…. Its definitely one of the most important organs as its the ‘Big Detoxor’ of the body….. And its a tough tough organ…..  I describe to my patients a lot that the Liver is very much like the Refuse Truck [...]

Infertility and Kidney Energy Imbalance

In Acupuncture we have a very unique way of diagnosing potential issues, especially with infertility.  There are some very specific reasons that can affect your fertility with  a strong possibility that these could be the root cause of unexplained infertility for many of you.  These imbalances could be adding to [...]

IVF in January, how to start again.

So today like many others,  is my first day back at work in my acupuncture clinic.  I truly enjoyed this xmas and the time off.  A time to reflect  A time to see where I am right now in my life and a time to plan the future.  A little [...]

Acupuncture and Living with Cancer

Not alot of people know this about my work as an acupuncturist in that, I work also, on a volunteer basis at Arc House, an amazing safe space for those living with Cancer.  I appreciate this seems such a different space considering that most of my work is in dealing [...]

December 2019

Headaches and Acupuncture

I wanted to go through a list of stuff that acupuncture is really really good at helping. Unlike to look at acupuncture like a tool in a tool box. Where we have the toolbox and all of these other therapies as different tools to work on different jobs.So you have [...]