Posts Tagged ‘Wellness’

Spring Liver Detox

Spring is around the corner, with the promise of summer behind it.  Our bodies wake up from the dormancy of the cold, darker months. We begin to feel invigorated.  In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), our energy (Qi) rises up and out, which happens in nature during spring season.  New growth emerges out of the ground…

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Six Building Blocks for Creating a Life of Balance and Wellness

Six Building Blocks for Creating a Life of Balance and Wellness; image of rocks stacked near ocean

Creating a life of balance and wellness can often feel like an elusive target. Just when you hit your stride in some areas, life throws a wrench somewhere else. Then, you’re back to seeking your best shot at a sense of equilibrium. What makes this challenging is that life is continually in flux and sometimes…

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Taking Wellness Cues from Nature

With fall firmly planted in our minds, we begin preparing for harvest and transition to winter. It is time to reap the rewards of our labors from spring and summer, and settle into quietude that naturally occurs at this time of year.  Chinese Medicine advocates following the directions of the seasons and mirror the energy of…

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Three Ways to Know if Chinese Medicine is Right for You

One of the oldest medical models, traditional Chinese medicine aims to prevent or heal disease by restoring a dynamic balance between two complementary forces: yin and yang. A person is healthy when harmony exists between these two forces.  Over the years, humankind has made numerous medical advances, with many great benefits. Yet amidst all the…

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