Professional headshots 2019 (left) vs. Dec 2021 (right)

Something about the stark contrast of these professional photos got me reflecting on how much has changed in the last two years.

These photos are 2.5 years apart. Pre-pandemic vs. current (Dec 2021). I hardly recognize the girl in the photo on the left. I’m sure many of you can…

Sitting at the Intersection of East Asian Medicine & SSRIs

If there was ever a year to break down the barriers of stigma around mental health, it’s this one.

My journey to becoming an acupuncturist was very much rooted in my own personal mental health struggles. For years, I tried…

In the mist of the morning, I walked down to the river’s edge. Where I could envelope myself in the specific kind of stillness that only comes from where the…

A Soft & Delicate Herbal Ally for Challenging Times

Austin, Texas on April 6, 2020

During the uncertainty that has arisen in the past weeks, we are reminded of the simple pleasures in life. The feeling of sunbeams on our faces, the warm embrace of a loved one, the importance of finding softness, space, and stillness.

Allyson Schurtz L.Ac

Acupuncturist & Herbalist. All things holistic medicine, lifestyle, women’s health & sexuality.

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