Screening of Suicide: The Ripple Effect

Counselling With Naomi presents this special screening of Suicide: The Ripple Effect in Saigon. At age 19, Kevin Hines attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Seventeen years later, he still struggles with many of the same symptoms that led him to attempt to take his life, but he is … Read more

Drink To Your Health

Treat what ails you at this moody, apothecary-themed speakeasy Up until recent history, apothecaries in the West offered alcoholic concoctions in the hopes of remedying what ails you. Everything from headaches to joint pain to stomach issues to dental hygiene were “cured” with booze. For one to get a proper stiff drink, one would not … Read more

Press and Release

The result of a full-body Thai treatment is often an exciting and powerful mind/body healing experience If you’re not looking closely for it, you just might miss it. Hidden within the winding roads of Thao Dien is a shaded street lined with boutique apartment buildings and decorative foliage. An array of colorful signs points you … Read more

Curious About Cupping

Cupping therapy is an ancient form of healing that has been used for many different purposes more than 3,500 years According to an article on positivehealthwellness.com by Karen Reed, there are numerous scientifically proven benefits to cupping therapy, which includes helping the body recover from weaknesses due to illness or malnutrition, helping the body fight dermatological issues like boils, abscesses or herpes, thwarting liver diseases by … Read more

Smoke Signal

From moxibustion to pinch and pull therapeutic massages, traditional Chinese medicine practitioner Antoine Tran can help balance your energy Wherever you are in Saigon, chances are a massage of some sort can be found nearby. There’s an endless variety of offerings, from high-end spa packages promising an experience of the utmost serenity to the shady, … Read more