Great tips on how to eat for the seasons and your body type

In Chinese medicine everything we do is about creating a balance between yin and yang. Yin is seen as the shady part of the mountain, so it is cooling, moistening, and calming. Yang is seen as the sunny side of the mountain, so it is warming, drying, and active. We can associate yin and [...]

By |2021-08-19T12:27:00+10:00August 14th, 2021|Healing Power of Food|0 Comments

Job’s tears porridge

Porridge is a great warming way to start the day but sometime you need a break from oats. Did you know that you can make porridge out of any grain you like - you can make Kasha (buckwheat porridge), rice porridge, millet porridge, quinoa porridge, teff porridge etc. Job's tears also makes a delicious [...]

By |2021-08-12T11:59:38+10:00July 31st, 2021|Healing Power of Food|0 Comments

Tonifying Herbal Pear Soup

Autumn has arrived and the weather is cooling down. I love driving up to my clinic in the mountains and seeing the trees ablaze in reds and golds. Autumn is the season when we need to be looking after our lungs and supporting our immunity before the winter cold and flu season begins and [...]

By |2021-08-12T12:03:52+10:00April 7th, 2021|Healing Power of Food|0 Comments

Keep calm and stay well

It’s hard to open any email or Facebook post these days and not see something about COVID-19. Everyone is in a state of panic and finding it hard to think rationally. Yes, this is a condition that must be taken seriously, however, it is also important to remember that fear and panic are stress [...]

By |2021-09-28T17:53:50+10:00March 19th, 2020|Immunity Allergies Colds Flu|0 Comments

Year of the Rat – A whole new cycle

The year of the Yang Metal Rat starts on Jan 25, 2020. What might this mean for you? Yin and Yang, and the 5 Phases play key roles in Chinese Medicine. Yang is described as the  sunny side of the mountain and is a warming, active, drying energy. Yin is often described as the shadow side [...]

By |2021-09-28T17:59:37+10:00January 23rd, 2020|Astrology|8 Comments

A nourishing breakfast for the warmer months

Spring is here and the weather will soon start to warm up. You know how much I love congee and porridge at any time of year but sometimes it just feels too hot to have a hot breakfast so what's a good alternative? Bircher Muesli is a nutritious breakfast option as the weather warms [...]

By |2021-10-02T17:24:40+10:00September 2nd, 2019|Healing Power of Food|0 Comments

How Neti pots can clear your sinus problems

With increasing pollution and chemicals in our environment, there is an enormous rise in the number of people who suffer from various forms of nasal congestion and respiratory illnesses. Your nasal passages have a mechanism of hairs and mucous membranes that are intended to catch and restrain foreign entities from entering your body. This [...]

By |2021-06-05T10:27:57+10:00September 2nd, 2018|Immunity Allergies Colds Flu|1 Comment

How will the year of the Dog affect your health?

The year of the Yang Earth Dog started on Feb 16, 2018, so what might this mean for you and your health this year? Yin and Yang, and the 5 Phases play key roles in Chinese Medicine. Yin is often described as the shadow side of the mountain and is a cooling, calming, moistening [...]

By |2020-08-01T12:56:03+10:00February 20th, 2018|Astrology|1 Comment

How to transform your life with Transformational Acupuncture

The festive season has arrived and stress levels are on the rise. This is often due to the unrealistic expectations we have around family and friends, work and finances at this time of year together with the chaotic energy we encounter every time we go shopping and the craziness on the roads. The power [...]

By |2021-06-05T10:08:27+10:00December 13th, 2017|Stress Management|0 Comments