In Chinese Medicine, we observe the world around us and realize that we are part of nature too; with rhythms and transitions as natural as the seasons.
We have been in a state of quiet yin over the winter. That means more darkness, time for reflection, and resting in front of the fire with the dog. Winter is also the season of the Water element. The Water element is about depth, flow, power, and wisdom. The Tao Te Ching says, “Under heaven, nothing is more soft and yielding than water. Yet for attacking the solid and strong, nothing is better. It has no equal.” Winter is ideal for self-reflection and setting intentions.
HEART DISEASE EPIDEMIC: COULD IT BE PREVENTED?
by Dr. Ralph Sutherlin
After suffering a massive heart attack in November, former NFL coach Mike Ditka told The Athletic, “You always think it’s not going to happen to me until it happens to me.” Ditka, who reportedly also had a heart attack in 1988 while the coach of the Chicago Bears and a mild stroke while playing cards in 2012, added, “And there is nothing you can do about it because it just kicks your butt so hard.” Ditka joins a long list of celebrities affected by cardiovascular disease (CVD), which has recently claimed the lives of Penny Marshall, Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds, Alan Thicke, Zsa Zsa Gabor, George Michael and Gary Shandling. Also called “heart disease” or “arterial disease,” CVD kills 2,300 Americans each day — one every 38 seconds. Yet these tragedies don’t have to happen. Please join us in the fight against this stealthy assassin by reading and sharing this important message: Arterial disease can be detected, halted and even reversed with the proper diagnosis and treatment!
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As the energy of that powerful eclipse completes its natural cleansing process many are experiencing this as cold, flu, bronchitis, etc. What many call an illness, as a medical intuitive, I call a cleanse. Anytime a highly energetic event happens such as an eclipse or full moon, that which we are FULL of that doesn’t serve our highest expression is up for release. If your heart is yearning and trying to get your attention saying “dear one, your joy is over here” and your mind is saying “but, I can make more money at……”or fill in the blank with comfortable, acceptable excuses, there is a conflict between the head and the heart. The heart carries the wisdom of the soul and truly is your compass if you allow it...
Movement Therapy encourages expression of self and emotional states. People who grow up in traumatic dysfunction, are frequently told to “shut up and sit down”. They are taught to push emotion down and never bring attention to themselves. They lose their voice and their power. This can cause anxiety, depression and other health problems as the child matures into an adult. This can affect every area of life, relationship, career, social, and more. There is a solution.
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