Often we think that the most recent innovation in healthcare is the most effective form of treatment, and we often forget the rich tradition of healing that is thousands of years old. In the Western world we are particularly prone to discarding older traditions as new technologies and ways of thinking take center stage. Going […]
Light on Mental Health
In this four-part series I review elements of the four seasons and aspects of health relevant to the particular season; it is a bridge to the wisdom of the ancient whole health systems of medicine and lays a foundation for future series. Part 1: Winter: Nurturing Ourselves: “10 Basic Needs in Nurturing Ourselves at the […]
Ancient whole medicine systems had their unique way of marking the years, often broken down in seasons or directions. Each has it’s way of correlating mind, body, and spirit characteristics to exemplify a holistic approach. This is the first of this series Bringing Ancient Traditions of Healing into Everyday Life with a focus on integrating the various rhythms of our life with the natural cycles of the seasons.