The Art of Letting Go - Pt 2
We need to remember that there are two main organs that relate to letting go – the Lungs and the Large Intestine.
The Art of Letting Go - Pt 1
So, what is it that we should be letting go of? That is the question we should be asking ourselves in the first instance.
The Masters were big on reflection and letting go too, as the great Lao Tzu said: “When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be”.
Food & Drinks this Season
We can really benefit by what we now consume daily. So what should we focus on?
Overcome Social Anxiety
Anxiety can manifest in a multitude of different symptoms. These include tense muscles and headaches, feeling light-headed or dizzy, etc.
How To Heal Your Gut
What really stands out about the Chinese attitude to food is the focus on digestion, on improving your eating habits.
Sleepless nights do more than make you feel lethargic, cranky and generally rubbish the next day. Sleep disorders are rife in today’s world.
The hidden imbalance
Why is stress so key in infertility? A healthy diet and exercise are clearly key if you are trying to get pregnant.
Is Your Skin Stressed
Did you know that your skin is the largest organ you have? It’s also one of your body’s go to ways to clear inflammation and toxicity.
The stress "fight or flight" response causes the body to produce adrenaline. This causes inflammation, so the body then produces cortisol to reduce this effect.
Anxiety and your Heart
In addition to physical symptoms, anxiety causes negative thoughts and feelings which can feel overwhelming.
It is no longer all about calories, frenetic exercise and deprivation. Let’s change the narrative and prioritise balance, quality and enjoyment.
2020 - The Year of Change
So when lockdown started, Jules and I decided I should just go live on Instagram with my daily Qigong session.
Once you have some decent oxygen going on in your bloodstream, you then need to get it circulating around the body.
Consider your organs as little mini kingdoms. They all have territories, rivers of Qi that interact and weave all over the body like a canal system.
Master Your Health
Wellness is suddenly a buzzword, covering everything from fake tan to a supplement, to green juice and yoga. We need to reclaim wellness.
6 Excess Factors
In Chinese medicine we categorise these factors into wind, cold, heat, dryness, dampness & summer heat. We call them the 6 excess factors.
Chinese medicine has always understood that what we feel has a huge impact on our bodies & organs causing health problems.
The 5 Elements
Five Elements is a fundamental theory of Chinese medicine. It holds that everything in the universe can be categorised into one of five groups.
Just one night of Insomnia can affect your memory, emotional state, hormones and appetite. Learn to sleep better with yang sheng.
The way Chinese medicine talks about menopause may come as a huge relief to you. Here I look at a few common symptoms.