5 tips for staying cool: system balancer 881

We in the northern hemisphere are in the full swing of summer, the season of greater yang in traditional Oriental cosmology. The June solstice was the moment of utmost yang, and since then we are in an imperceptible crawl back down toward fall and winter--but the blazing rays of the sun easily blur that reality! … Continue reading 5 tips for staying cool: system balancer 881

stress reducer 677a: witnessing thoughts and feelings

Chronic maladaptive stress is a factor contributing to disease states affecting mind and body, to the dimming of what Oriental Medicine calls our spirit light. Our spirit light dimmed, we are proportionally disconnected from our truth. Disconnected from our truth, the mind becomes confused. The warm, loving heart grows cold and hard. The peaceful, settled … Continue reading stress reducer 677a: witnessing thoughts and feelings

health improver 377a: lungs

Persistent anger harms our physical health in ways we may not recognize. A 2006 study published in the British journal Thorax found a connection between the tendency toward hostile attitudes and a decline in lung function. From the study: Higher levels of hostility were associated with both lower levels of pulmonary function at baseline and … Continue reading health improver 377a: lungs