Tag: seasonal influence

Winter Solstice QI Node · Dōng Zhì 冬至

Winter Solstice · Dong Zhi · 冬至 · Qi Node begins on December 21st This is the point in the year where the extreme of Yin energy is upon us and hence, in the Universal balancing of Yin-Yang, Yang begins its return. In so, we enjoy the increasing presence of light. Warmth, rest and reflection […]

Late Summer, The Fifth Season

The golden season of late summer as regarded in Chinese 5 element cosmology, is the point in the progression of the seasons when nature itself is abundantly imbued in thickness, weight, and is in the culminating stage of growth and fruition that makes way for harvest. Late summer is considered to be the fifth season and […]

Fall Foods to Cultivate Health

With chill entering in the air, it is of particular importance to recognize our need for nourishing foods. Along with the cold, autumn brings dryness. It is a time of contraction; our bodies tightening and contracting to maintain warmth. Rather than salads, raw juices, and foods that are chilled which appeal in summer and late […]

 
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