Changing seasons – Autumn

I was inspired to share some ancient Chinese wisdom I just read about the changing of seasons and Autumn in particular. What we call ‘seasons’ are, in Chinese medicine, considered to be a certain quality of activity and movement of Qi. There is a kind of exchange and permutation, transformation with everything moving the right way… … Read more

de-stress at your desk

I came by this article for ‘desk de-stressing’ as it makes reference to 2 acupuncture points. These can be stimulated by applying pressure (acupressure) to bring relief and calm. The location of the points are explained, and I tried them out, sitting at my desk, writing this blog! It works!! Try them out!

Chinese character for Qi

If you’ve ever had acupuncture treatment or practise the various art forms or movements which employ Qi, such as Qi Gong or Tai Qi, you may be familiar with the concept of ‘Qi’. It’s a word that’s become increasingly familiar in our western world vocabulary. As acupuncturists, we readily talk about Qi, and in our … Read more