The Five Phases

Five Element or Five Phase Theory is something which many people are increasingly familiar with, whether they have a background in Chinese Medicine or not. It sometimes goes by the Wuxing (“Five Phase” in Chinese), and dates back to approximately 200 BC. The five phases are Water, Wood, Fire, Earth, and Metal. The phases are…

Sun And Earth: On Grounding and Getting Tan

One thing that all my patients and clients hear from me is that I want their “bare feet on the ground and bare body in the sun.” This article explains some simple reasons why. I have come to find that many of us are Sun and Earth deficient. We simply don’t spend enough time in…