Winter is the perfect time to go within and conserve energy. Of all the seasons, winter is considered to be the most yin. Yin is an energy that has many associations including cold temperature, the feminine principle, stillness and receptivity. During this time of “shorter days” or less sunlight, less activity is key. This makes… Continue reading Winter Wellness Part 1: Decreasing Activity
If you are looking for something that you can do to seriously improve and maintain your health, especially during the pandemic, having sufficient vitamin D is key. Vitamin D is an amazing vitamin and a hormone that can play a key role in immune and other system functioning. The increased amount of time that many… Continue reading Vitamin D To The Rescue!
Nature has a rhythm. An ebb and flow of energy. This flow of energy is primarily powered by the sun. It can be observed in how much sunlight hours that we receive at particular times of year. In the summer we experience more sunlight hours and warmer temperatures. It is during this time in Traditional… Continue reading Why You Need More Sleep In The Winter!
Maintaining emotional health is extremely important for overall wellness. It can also be extremely complicated given the myriad of factors that can affect it. While maintaining emotional wellness can be much more involved, this technique can help you in the right direction. *Please note you will need lavender essential oil (ideally organic). Increase Emotional Well-Being… Continue reading 5 Simple Step Technique To Increase Emotional Well-Being And Relaxation
Knowing one’s family health history can be a magical window in to optimizing health and increasing longevity. While familial health does not determine one’s fate, it does contain vital information. Epigenetics, a rather new western science looks at the changes of how genes are expressed, rather than the code itself. In Traditional Asian Medicine there… Continue reading Getting Ahead Of Family Illness With Traditional Asian Medicine!
Maintaining healthy blood sugar is an important step towards reducing potential health complications. While there are many modern advances that help so many lives, there is still a significant health disparity. In regards to those with type 2 diabetes, women are four times more likely to develop heart disease, compared to men whom are twice… Continue reading Three Magic Foods To Help Maintain Healthy Blood Sugar With Traditional Asian Medicine!
Emotional wellness affects so many aspects of health. In Traditional Asian Medicine, there has been an understanding of the mind body connection for thousands of years. Here are three key ways to help improve/maintain emotional wellness from a Traditional Asian Medicine perspective. #1 Eat For Wellness … Continue reading Three Important Tips For Emotional Wellness Using Traditional Asian Medicine
Qi Gong (pronounced chee gong) is an ancient healing art and one of the branches of the Traditional Asian Medical system. Qi loosely translates to energy and Gong means cultivation, so it literally means “to cultivate energy”. Qi Gong combines posture, breath and focus to help promote the flow of Qi through the pathways or… Continue reading Why Qi Gong Is All That!
While it is an enormous technological advance to have mammograms that screen for breast cancer, there are additional methods available to help prevent a mass from ever developing or staying. One perspective on this comes from the wisdom of Traditional Asian Medicine. According to the ancient medical system of Traditional Asian Medicine, there are numerous… Continue reading Promoting Breast Health with Traditional Asian Medicine
One of the most common health complaints is low energy. While this is an issue that can range from the young to the old, research shows that as we age the storehouse of the body’s energy, the mitochondria decrease in function. Traditional Asian Medicine shows this as well, as a precious substance called “Jing”, which… Continue reading Help For Low Energy