Beginning of Spring

The Beginning of Spring – Lì Chūn 立春

The Beginning of Spring – Lì Chūn 立春 In ancient China, 24 solar terms existed as a means to guide farmers in agricultural affairs and farming activities. They are based on the sun’s position in the zodiac and reflect...

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Year of The Rat

Chinese New Year 2020 – Year of the Metal Rat

NEW BEGINNINGS – CHINESE NEW YEAR 2020!! Chinese New Year 2020 is upon us. However, there are many new beginnings outlined within Chinese philosophy and therefore within classical Chinese medicine; all are contextual and attempt to facilitate a dynamic...

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Seasonal Energies

SEASONAL ENERGIES – Chou 丑

Seasonal Energies – Chou 丑: Within the Chinese lunar-solar calendar, we are now in the ‘Earth’ phase (Chou) – an 18-day transitional phase that facilitates the movement from Winter to Spring. Within the stillness of Winter (the peak of...

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