Beating the Blue Monday Vibe

Is it just Blue Monday or a larger part of the new year that can leave you feeling blue? January/February are months many people struggle with. Or rather they struggle to feel good during this time. Back in 2005 a…

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Winter and the Water Element

Winter and the Water Element In traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) the winter season correlates to the water element. The water element is associated with the bladder and kidney meridians. It is represented by the colour black or dark blue and…

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Year of the Fire Rooster

  Happy New Year! Welcome the the Year of the Fire Rooster The Chinese New Year is next week and 2017 is the year of the Fire Rooster. The Rooster represents punctuality, as it wakes people up on time. Other…

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Seasonal support for our livers

As mentioned in my last post spring time is on the Wood element. The Liver and Gallbladder meridians relate to the Wood element so here is some seasonal support for our livers. Our livers work incredibly hard performing over 500…

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Spring and the Wood Element

Spring time is on it's way. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) spring time correlates to the Wood element and unsurprisingly the colour of the Wood element is green. The Liver and Gallbladder meridians are within this element. It is associated…

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Year of the Fire Monkey

Happy Year of the Fire Monkey! So we've just had the start of a new lunar year and 2016 is the year of the fire monkey. The monkey is considered the most mischievous of the 12 animal zodiac family. They…

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Autumn and the Metal Element

Autumn and the Metal Element  Autumn is a time of harvest. When we think of the cycle of the seasons we reap the fruits after the high energy of summer and before the resting period of winter. It marks the…

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Keeping Calm Over Christmas

Keeping Calm Over Christmas As we move further into December Christmas preparations are already well under way for most people. As the festive season seems to start earlier and go on for longer each year it’s hardly surprising that it…

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Late Summer – Newsletter

Hello All, I hope this finds you well. It’s been a while since my last newsletter partly due to a very busy summer. In this newsletter we are looking at the time of year and how it may be impacting…

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