Category Archives: Philosophy

Emotions of Autumn

Last year we discussed the importance of building up your immunity and Qi when Autumn begins and Summer wains (you can read more on that here.) In Chinese philosophy we are also affected by seasonal change emotionally;  a deeper understanding of this can help us live more harmoniously with the seasons.

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Happy Year of the Sheep

Thursday February 19th 2015 marks the beginning of the new year in Chinese astrology, the Year of the Wooden Sheep. You may also hear 2015 referred to as  the year of the ram or goat as the Chinese translation “yáng” is the same for all these animals.

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Change of Season

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.

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Yoga Is Truly Awesome

I’ve just completed my first yoga class in a long while and I feel fabulous. I was a regular yoga goer for many years until the birth of my son, then it just seemed impossible to find the time.

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