Tag Archives: Winter health

Restore Your Vitality in Winter: Tis the Season

Winter is my favorite season from a Chinese medicine viewpoint. It is the time of year to rebuild and strengthen the foundation of our health. This means it is the season to invest in ourselves. When we take the time to build our reserve of vitality during the winter, it ensures that we have all […]

Kidney Strengthening Advice from World-Renowned Qi Gong Master

I am posting an article by my teacher and world-renowned Qi Gong Master Liu He of the Ling Gui Qi Gong School with a few explanations written by me. Nourish Your Kidney Yin As we enter the Winter season, people may experience more yin depletion. Master Liu He advises all students at this time to […]

Favorite Chemical Free Air Freshers for Winter Health

Now that your house has been sealed up against the elements for a few months, you may be looking for ways to spruce up that stale air smell.  Be wary of conventional air fresheners, sprays, and heavily scented cleaning products, since many of these contain harmful volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that break down into nasty […]

Winter: The Season of the Kidneys

Winter weather is settling in here in Walla Walla, WA. As we bundle up and cuddle up in the evenings, it reminds me that winter represents a very important season in Chinese and East Asian medicine. Each season has strong ties to specific organ systems and acupuncture meridians in East Asian medicine. The way we adjust […]