Almost Spring

Spring

  How do you define Spring? Green shoots abound in my garden, tiny specks of promise amidst the bleakness of winter.  They provide acid green accents between the muted colours that surround them.  Snowdrops provide a splash of purity of white, their tiny blooms bobbing on the

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3 Mistakes people make in Winter

Struggling with Winter?  You’re not the only one!  Five Element Acupuncture has some wonderful points to help people through the season they find most difficult, but there are also a couple of simple things you can do to help yourself.  Here’s the three mistakes that people make

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Winter

cold hands

Winter is the most yin point of the year: dark, quiet, the season of rest. Nature conserves itself in stillness, stripped back to the essential.  Bare trees, less birdsong, hibernating animals, little activity in the garden – life seems dormant, waiting for Spring.  In being able to be

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5 Tips for a Healthy Autumn

Bowl of autumn fruit and nuts

            Brrr… it’s getting colder, germs are springing out of nowhere, and your energy levels are struggling.  Want to have a healthy, happy Autumn? Then read on! How to stay healthy in Autumn: 1. Wrap up well – Chinese Medicine describes a

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