About the Encyclopedia – Start Here


Welcome to the ChiSpree Wellness Encyclopedia!   This encyclopedia was developed to assist you in understanding what wellness is, to provide information on a variety of holistic methods and services that can contribute to a person’s well-being.   While many non-medical wellness based approaches have been shown to be very helpful in preventing and reversing […]

All About Acupuncture


Although it seems that sticking pins into the body during acupuncture would cause a great deal of discomfort, it actually relieves pain and suffering. Developed in China thousands of years ago, acupuncture opens up channels of energy to relieve a variety of health conditions. While acupuncture wasn’t very common in the United States until the […]

The Value of CranioSacral Therapy


CranioSacral Therapy is a gentle approach for releasing restrictions deep within the body to help relieve pain and dysfunction. In the early 1900s osteopathic physician William Sutherland discovered that cranial sutures were designed to express small degrees of motion throughout life. He originated and taught a system of manipulating cranial bones called cranial osteopathy to […]

Creating Healthy Relationships

Love Coach Greg

Relationships, romantic, or not so romantic… are a cornerstone of life. When we are young we are led by hormones and romance stories to believe that the perfect someone is out there, if we could only find him or her.  And if we could just find that one true love, we would live happily ever […]

Weight loss – without dieting?


Did you know that when you feel hungry, you might actually be THIRSTY! According to one study, 37% of Americans’ thirst mechanism is so weak, they consistently mistake thirst for hunger. What if each time you felt like going for your favorite snack, you reached for a glass of water instead? Consider this – drinking […]

Swollen Ankles, Feet, or Hands? One Simple Answer that Works!


The best treatment for fluid retention is to drink plenty of fresh, purified water. When the body doesn’t get enough water, it goes into survival mode and retains as much as possible.  The stored water shows up as swollen feet, legs and hands. Diuretics are a temporary solution at best.  They will release stored fluids, […]

Ten Questions When Planning for Financial Security


Stress free… in any situation…     What is the sign of a good decision?® It’s clarifying what you want to achieve, what you value and how uncertainties affect plans and aspirations – turning plans into action and goals into reality. Ten questions and answers When thinking about how to protect your livelihood or build the […]

8 Keys to Understanding the Small Intestine & Digestive Health

Digestive Health

Acupuncture for wellness   1. The Physical function of the Small Intestine The Small Intestine is a semi-permeable barrier that has a basic function of sorting the food we eat into: •       Something to be used by the body •       Something to be passed out as waste. The outer […]

Disability Facts that Might Surprise You

Stress Free

Stress free… in any situation…     In times like these, good decisions matter. And when it comes to protecting a portion of your income from disability risks, it’s important to base your decision on the facts. In the case of disability, some of those facts might surprise you.   For example, more than one-quarter of today’s […]

Is Antiperspirant Really Bad for You?

Natural Beauty

Beautiful and healthy inside and out!   When selling my natural deodorants, people often expect me to lecture them on how bad antiperspirant is for you. I can tell I disappoint them when I don’t launch into claims about how  commercially made antiperspirant causes breast cancer and the Aluminum Zirconium causes Alzheimer Disease. I don’t […]