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Category: Fire Element

Summer and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Summer is here! In Chinese Medicine this is the time of year that is considered most yang. To learn more about yin and yang click here. High yang means heat, maximum activity, and moving outward with our lives and into nature. In Chicago we’re right in the middle of our ‘high yang’ summer, so I’m: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on July 10, 2017

2017: Year of the Yin Fire Rooster

Today is the beginning of the Year of the Yin Fire Rooster. The Chinese New Year starts on the first New Moon of the year and ends February 15th, 2018. It promises to be a fascinating year, don’t you think? Let’s see if Chinese astrology can shed some light on what is to come. If: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on January 28, 2017

Summer, Fire, Joy, and Cooling Foods

The Chinese medicine element associated with summer is, not surprisingly, fire. The fire element is special because it provides that spark which inspires love for others as well as enthusiasm for new ideas and perhaps even an adventure. Summer is the season of the year that is most yang. High yang means heat, maximum activity,: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on June 20, 2016

What You Need To Know About The Year Of The Monkey

The Chinese New Year is almost here! The Year of the Fire Monkey begins on February 8, 2016. Monkeys are considered the most mischievous of the Twelve Chinese Astrological Signs. Therefore, it is likely to be an exciting year with some unexpected twists. Because we are dealing with a fire Monkey, be prepared for things to: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on January 31, 2016

Fire and the Season of Summer!

By David Tucker from the zen of healing blogFire and the Season of Summer! The summer season is upon us. For the year, it is our most Yang time of year. And the sun is reaching out to love, connect, and warm all of that which grows in Nature. The same is true on an: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on July 16, 2009