Water Is The Chinese Element Of Winter

As many of you already know, in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), different elements are connected to each season. Water is the element of Winter. And, as we in Chicago know very well – winter is …

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4 Tips To Boost Your Kidney Qi For Valentine’s Day!

  Valentine’s Day is here! I’ll bet you didn’t know that the Chinese Medicine secret to a good love life is having strong Kidney Qi. In Western medicine, the Kidneys are only seen as mechanical …

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“I Am a Young Tree Bending in the Wind”

This weekend I had a conversation with a good friend who used this metaphor to describe how she was approaching a tense situation. She was heading into a difficult conversation and wanted to remain strong …

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Water The Element of Power and Patience

In the philosophy of Chinese Medicine, there are five elements: wood, fire, earth, metal and water. These five elements are not simply the materials associated with each of the names, but rather they are metaphors …

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5 Simple Health Tips You Can Start Today!

Many people wait until the New Year to try to become healthier, but now is the time to start; why wait? Here are suggestions to help you get going. 1. Breath through your nose -> …

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7 Helpful Tips For Addiction Recovery

Seven Addiction Recovery Tips From Acufinder.com 1. Exercise more. Exercise can reduce your stress and help you relax. 2. Get plenty of fresh fruit and vegetable juices to neutralize and clear the blood and to fortify …

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6 Easy Health Tips From Chinese Medicine

1. Have your water with no ice “For digestion, our body needs the internal combustion of heat to transform the food and absorb the nutrients through our intestines. Ice, when ingested, becomes a coagulant and …

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