How nature helps us let go

How nature helps us let go

Oct. 7, 2021 by

We usually equate fall with getting back on track and organized for what matters in our lives. The contraction of the summer season into fall helps us to reshift our focus as we move into the metal season. Metal is

Summer and its gift of Vistas

Sep. 1, 2021 by

As summer starts to wind down we may be thinking about a final weekend getaway or week vacation. Summer is related to the fire element which corresponds to our eyes in Chinese Medicine. It’s fitting that we want to vacation

Summer & Abundance

Jul. 9, 2021 by

Happy Summer Everyone! Most of us in The US are dealing with hot weather and dangerous temperatures for some areas. This brings to mind a part of our home that also puts out a lot of heat. That is our

Needing change? Let the wood in!

Apr. 8, 2021 by

Springtime has arrived showing us its strength to burst through the soil, bloom and flourish! We too can do this in our lives by welcoming the wood element into our homes. Wood has the characteristics of growth, strength and change.

Releasing clutter as Winter comes to a close

Mar. 10, 2021 by

In The I Ching the hexagram that represents the topic of clutter is viewed as a bowl of food that has gone rotten (Ku-Decay). Although it’s an image we’d rather not evoke in our mind it’s an important teaching. Clutter

Using sound to harmonize

Feb. 24, 2021 by

In The I Ching, the double trigram of Thunder describes how at first there is shock and fear after one experiences the rumbling of thunder. When it passes however the person is renewed and stronger. This is an example of

How water element helps us in wintertime

Feb. 8, 2021 by

Outside nature is showing us how the element of water is in full swing this season of winter. When we see the naked trees, snow falling and gray skies it reminds us of how we’re in a time of going

Receptivity & The Dining Room

Jan. 13, 2021 by

Happy 2021 Everyone! We’ll begin this year with some words on the dining room. From a physiological standpoint we know that in order to help our digestion it is preferable to be in a peaceful setting. When we are eating

Celebrating with Wood

Dec. 14, 2020 by

Wood Element=Movement and Change As we enjoy the holiday season of bringing the outdoors inside with Christmas trees it can also serve as a catalyst for change and growth. The act of the element of wood being celebrated in our

Entrances & Portal Energy

Nov. 30, 2020 by

A lake cannot hold the water of an ocean. So too, we learn that there are limits to what we can receive and contain. When we find the right balance between release and accumulation we’re able to express our individual