Embracing the Yin Season of Winter

Embracing the Yin Season of Winter

Winter is a time of year when energy is reclaimed—turning inward rather than expending energy outward. In Chinese medicine and qigong we follow the seasons. We are microcosms [human beings] of the macrocosm [Mother Nature]. That being said, we also require stillness...
Transitioning into Late Summer

Transitioning into Late Summer

It’s not summer anymore, yet it’s not really fall either—say hello to late summer. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Qigong there are five seasons correlating with the elements. Known as fire, earth, metal, water and wood. Late summer, also known as Indian...
Unknown Wanderer and the Sage

Unknown Wanderer and the Sage

This story really resonated with me, and I wanted to share it with you. I have been practicing listening to my heart, and my mind less (pun intended—mindless :-) Which as you probably know, is a continual Tao process to pause, feel and check-in with the heart, instead...
Creating a Joyful Summer

Creating a Joyful Summer

Does the title entice you, and bring out your curiosity? I hope so…thought I would share the elements of summer and how we can create joy in the season. FIRE ELEMENT On the 21st of June, we had the summer solstice here in the northern hemisphere. Creating the longest...
Let Go and Love

Let Go and Love

What would happen if we let go of: judgments self-critisim comparing ourselves expectations on ourself and others feeling inferior feeling superior You’ll notice that inferior and superior are both on this list. It is because as long as we feel either way, we are held...

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