A chance to heal yourself and the Earth one cup at a time

I have to admit I love my coffee. Most of the time, I drink a cup a day which I believe is moderate but I drink it pretty much everyday and therein lies my conundrum. If I do something every day, then there comes the time that I have to admit it’s a habit.Bozeman acupuncture coffee

The problem with coffee being my habit is it’s effect on my body (and possibly the planet) long-term.

A former Bozeman resident and acupuncture school teacher of mine, Brendan Kelly, L.Ac., wrote a book called “The Yin and Yang of Climate Crisis”.1 As someone who did her Master’s thesis on the effects of climate on species distribution2 and who transitioned into a second career as a practitioner of Chinese medicine, I was immediately drawn to his title.

Kelly explains that the nature of coffee is hot. Not just hot temperature-wise, but after it’s ingested, it has a warming and stimulating effect within our bodies.

Long-term, this can deplete us - prematurely squandering our precious, deep, yet finite, reserves known

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