Wearing a Scarf…

Now we’ve officially moved into Autumn here in the Northern Hemisphere, you can see the nights are starting to cut in earlier and the mornings are darker for much later. It’s also the time when I advise people to eat warmer foods such as soups, stews, and casseroles. Breakfasts should …

Winter

In case it had slipped your attention we are officially in the midst of Winter here in the Northern Hemisphere, so in Chinese Medicine terms it means we are in Water season. Each season is associated with a different element, Winter is Water, Spring is Wood, Summer is Fire, and …

Lesser Autumn

So, we have officially now moved into Autumn as of 7th August. Okay, its lesser Autumn I’ll give you that, and you’d be forgiven to think we were still in summer, given the hot weather we’ve experienced recently. But if you take a look around, the evidence of us moving …

Autumn

It’s officially Autumn so in Chinese Medicine terms it means we are in Metal season. Each season is associated with a different element, Winter is Water, Spring is Wood, Summer is Fire, and we have late summer which is Earth. Each season is associated with different parts of the body …

Manflu…?

As we move into Autumn here in the northern hemisphere, I am starting to see more and more people with coughs and colds. On a flight back to the UK from Santorini recently, myself and Mr Shen Holistics were sat a few rows back from another passenger who was coughing …