Category Archives: Summer


Mindful Eating

Summer has finally hit as we find ourselves in the throws of Christmas festivities here in Melbourne.  According to Chinese Medicine, it is not only what you eat but how you eat that affects your health. Here are some tips on mindful eating this silly season.

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Emotions of Summer

This is the fourth season in our blog series on Emotion – the Emotions of Summer. You can read the past seasons here: Autumn, Winter and Spring.  Chinese Medicine associates Summer with the colour red, the element Fire, the Heart and Small Intestine organs and the emotion of Joy.

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Summer Solstice

From the sudden growth of Spring, Summer is born. Wood turns into Fire, the utmost of Yang. The rapid growth of Spring slows slightly to a more sustainable rate, the gardens are full of produce and life is ideally a little easier.

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