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The 5 Elements
Explore the rich traditions of Chinese medicine and how they impact your daily life.
Why You're Awesome or Awful at Planning
Use the 5 Elements to Discover Personal Strengths and Weaknesses
Why We Should Love Winter and Embrace the Dark and Cold
How the Natural World Influences Our Behavior
The Missing 5th Season and Its Incredible Importance In Your Life
How To Be Engaged With The Natural World Around You
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What is Constitutional Medicine? Rediscover a lost piece of medicine in the modern world
Traditional healing systems from around the world incorporate constitutional medicine into their theory and practice.
Great examples are the three doshas of Ayurvedic (traditional Indian) medicine, the 4 humors of Hippocratic medicine, and constitutional homeopathy.
Chinese medicine has its own constitutional medicine system in the 5 elements which helps practitioners to see the whole person and get to the root cause of health issues more effectively.
What are the 5 Elements and Why Do They Matter? Learn how Chinese medicine impacts your personality, health, and more
Learning about the 5 elements literally changed my life when I was in acupuncture school, no exaggeration.
I’ve always been a personality nerd – I love to understand what makes people tick.
I was so surprised and excited to learn that Chinese medicine not only had its own personality type system in the 5 elements but also that the elements are really a comprehensive and holistic way to understand the body, mind, and spirit together.
Let’s demystify the elements and the role they play in your health, relationships, personality, and life!
Support Your Lung Health Through Chinese Medicine Boost Your Immune System + Vitality with These Tips
With the COVID pandemic, there’s a lot of concern about our lungs and their ability to fight off the viruses and remain healthy.
From a Western perspective, supporting our lungs seems limited to breathing exercises and hoping for the best.
But if we look to Chinese medicine there’s plenty of action we can take!
Let’s take a tour through Chinese medical physiology and discover ways to nourish our lungs so they’re balanced and healthy.