Acupuncture point names are evocative. The Outer Frontier Gate, which is a Summer Fire point, indicates protection from external forces (like viruses), but also what we decide to allow in to our life. “Gates” are regulating, and must swing both ways in order to function optimally. It is time to have your Outer Frontier Gate […]
The Start of a New Grand Cycle – Welcome the Yang Metal Rat Year!
Gung Hay Fat Choi! January 25th 2020 kicks off the Chinese New Year, which launches a new decade, a new 12-year cycle in the Chinese Zodiac system, and also the beginning of a new 60-year cycle. So if it’s not obvious yet, this is a particularly auspicious year for new beginnings, new possibilities, starting over […]
Treatment, bath or foot soak: November is the ideal time for moxa!
You want to stay well through the Fall and Winter, yes? You might have caught the flu last season and don’t want that to hit you again. Maybe you’re pushing yourself hard to complete a project or meet a goal. Maybe you’re a tired parent, a tired professional or a tired student. Maybe you’re just […]