Pain is not something to simply ‘get rid of’ (although we can certainly help with that!). There is innate wisdom in it. To dive into the oceanic depths of pain, we asked one of our brilliant acupuncturist’s, Priscilla, to share a little wisdom of her own.
We got so many talented friends! This loveliest infographic was put together by our friend Jordan, her style is impeccable and her professionalism next to none. Have a look around her graphic masterpieces here at https://theartofjordan.com/ Oh, too late? You have already stuffed up your neck? Shoulder? Back? Well, you have come to the right […]
Winter is coming… How we support our immune systems Locking up at home, researching for vaccines, counting deaths, contemplating drinking disinfectant… these are a few responses we have seen in response to current times. But with the corona-craze and winter approaching, let’s redirect our attention back to a fundament of Chinese Medicine – prevention. […]
Why do I feel like crap during this lockdown? “What is going on?” We are in such interesting times! There is obviously a lot going on in our environment, but what’s a possible reason for why our systems aren’t feeling optimal? In Chinese Medicine fundamentally we’re looking for balance. What does this mean? Essentially it […]
How to Plan Your Year and See Results “What you can envision, you can achieve” – Yanan, founder of Project DAO “A friend of mine who runs a very successful business once said that since she’s started doing her yearly plan, she found herself achieving goals that she’s set for herself. That was a light […]
Chinese Medicine sees disharmonies in the body through a different lens. People may have the same symptom but through further investigation it becomes clear that it is not at all the same thing. The same symptoms can be caused by heat or cold, dampness or phlegm, and each will need a different treatment to ensure the body gets back to its proper balance.
Brown rice: the preparation secret you need to know When I tried brown rice for the first time, I went “Nope, I ain’t gonna have a bar of this”. I grew up on sweet, sticky medium grain white rice. The texture of dry and husky brown rice, that didn’t seem to break up in my […]
How Tai Chi Became the love of my life. I had no idea what Tai Chi studies or Qigong classes would look like. I had been practicing yoga for the last 10 years with a varying degree of enthusiasm. I found myself becoming injured often, during my practice. I’d recently learned why: I am hypermobile. […]
Why I believe Tai Chi is the new yoga. Harvard medical cannot send me enough articles about Tai Chi. Titles such as “A sharper mind: Tai Chi can improve cognitive function”, “Discover the healing power of Tai Chi”, and “Proper posture the Tai Chi way” are filling up my inbox. I enjoy receiving these. It’s […]