So much of Chinese philosophy is grounded in balancing yin and yang, and this goes for exercise too. Often times if we are a yang personality, or we’ve had a particularly stressful day, we are drawn to more energetic forms of exercise.
We all know it is true what they say about laughter being good for the soul. Well, now it seems to be a good medicine, especially for those struggling with fertility.
Spring – Time for Renewal According to the philosophy of Chinese medicine we are all part of the makeup of the natural universe, intricately connected to the flux of the season. Whilst winter was a time to conserve energy and rest, spring is a time of sudden growth and regeneration.
Chinese Medicine treatments for winter ailments. Winter has well and truly descended on us here in Melbourne and some of you might have started feeling sniffly and run down.
Going With The Flow The menstrual flow speaks volumes about the state of our reproductive health. It is a concept that is simple to grasp, in fact you would think it was almost an unnecessary statement, however it is something we vary rarely stop to think about.
The Yin and Yang of the Menstrual Cycle It’s surprising how may of us women have very little idea of how the menstrual cycle works. Although after years on the pill and being told “if you have unprotected sex, you will get pregnant” maybe its not so surprising after all…
Nourishing Life, and Fertility Yang Sheng, in Chinese, means to ‘nourish life’. The principles are based on the preservation of health, not just the treatment of disease.
Autumn: “Tis the season of dryness” As the leaves of our deciduous trees are on display in their magnificent yellows, oranges, purples and reds, it’s time to think about autumn, and the changes that autumn brings. Autumn is a season of dryness.