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Are You A Pioneer?

Many of us have noticed a dandelion pushing itself through a crack in concrete, and may have even stopped to marvel at its sense of determination to live and grow. This little wonder is the energy of Spring, the energy of new life bursting into existence.

 

In Chinese Medicine theory, that energy that comes with springtime is represented by the

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Winter Soltice: Yin Meets Yang

The winter solstice this year falls on Tuesday, December 21st. This is a magical moment in terms of Chinese Medicine’s view of seasonal rhythms. It is the exact time when yin, the dark aspect of the yin-yang (tai ji) symbol, reaches its peak, and the spark of yang is born again. It’s a time when

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Harvest to Hibernation

Fall is traditionally thought of as harvest time, a time for gathering nature’s bounty, and preparing it for storage. Food is preserved for hibernation season. While we, as humans, do not actually hibernate in winter, we resonate with the energy of the season. Many animals hibernate, plants die down while roots preserve energy for the spring. The sun is low

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Are You an Alchemist?

 

Do you keep your living space tidy and organized? 

Are you detail oriented? 

Have you ever been called a ‘perfectionist’? 

Do you follow recipes when you cook? 

Do you pride yourself on your integrity? 

 

Most of us have at least some of the metal element energies within us.

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Can you just NOT AFFORD to get sick right now?

Life can get insanely busy and being out of commission for a few days with a cold/flu can be really annoying and inconvenient!

Your immune system is your body’s security detail — the cells, tissues and organs that comprise it help repel foreign invaders like bacteria, parasites and other microbes that can cause infections. Stress, lack of

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