Beer is a refreshing & enjoyable beverage because it has an elegant way of moving the body’s energy, which is governed by the liver. Once the liver chi moves euphoria follows.
Americans enjoy a bit of excess on Thanksgiving. Intermittent excess is important for maintaining a dynamic balance, especially if followed by deep rest. To paraphrase some sage Chinese Medicine wisdom, “Things are bound to get out of balance once in a while, might as well enjoy it.”
There’s a bit of a snap in the air. Coffee shops are peddling pumpkin flavored lattes. A rainbow of squash is appearing at the farmers’ market. It is late summer. It is time to harvest. Time to gather resources to prepare for winter.
One of the most common and detrimental misconceptions about healing a traumatic injury is the practice of using heat within the first 48 hrs. While heat is beneficial for later healing stages, heat in the acute inflammatory stage is like adding gasoline to the fire.
Acupuncture helps accelerate your body’s natural healing process. The earlier the intervention the better your results for shortening healing time and reaching full recovery.