The feeling of emptiness is a symptom, a message telling you something’s out of balance and very often it’s the earth element asking to be fed — not necessarily food, but some sort of nurturing. We often look for other…

Chinese Medicine recognized thousands of years ago that a broken heart is a disease. When someone experiences a break up through separation, divorce or death, their heart takes a big hit. We’ve all heard stories of how after a man’s…

Is your room or office so filled with boxes and papers that you can barely make it to your desk without tripping? Is your partner bugging you because they can’t stand seeing newspapers two years old lying around? The truth…

Here’s a Time Magazine article that discusses the workings of acupuncture, but it’s important to remember that not all acupuncturists are going to work for everyone. There’s a special relationship that develops with an acupuncturist — there ought to be…

Health begins in the mouth. Every tooth is connected to a meridian which is anchored to an organ/organs. For example, the two front teeth are related to the bladder and kidneys, the canines to the gall bladder and liver. If…

The slightest amount of light (such as moonlight) or a night light can disturb melatonin production. A sleep mask can make a big difference but one word of caution: wrap a tissue or cotton handkerchief around the mask as the…

Here’s an article that lists a number of chemicals that are used to kill insects, but note that you may also be killing earthworms, which is an indicator of healthy soil. Even if a company tells you a product is…