spring

Spring Cleaning – It’s not just for houses!

If you and I have anything in common then it might feel like suddenly amidst the melting snow and bright sunshine there is some hope for energy and an internal sense that things are moving again. I find that during winter time I tend to look around at my home, my laundry pile, my to-do list… I look inward to all of the “I want to’s” and then I peak outside, notice how chilly I … Read More

Podcast – Wellness Unlocked: Living Well in Spring

Living well with the seasons ain’t for nothing! Turns out there’s a great deal of wisdom from the ancients and older generations we can use in our modern lives that differentiate what is needed in each different season for optimum wellness all year long. In this podcast, we’re talking about how to live well in spring. It’s seasonal wellness tips to keep you on your A-Game year round…because each season affects the next! In this episode … Read More

Chinese New Year: the start of spring in you

Today, February 19th, 2015, is the start of the Lunar New Year, which also marks the beginning of spring. The night of February 18th ushered in the second new moon of the year, which is when the Chinese calendar began ushering in spring. This means spring is waking up in our bodies, too. Spring has a specific energy, or movement. Think about a bulb underground powering up after winter to begin the process to break … Read More

A 7-step plan for coping with allergies

Oh, Springtime! Lush but lethal for those whose sinuses close up at the mere thought of stepping outside. Here are a few tips to live with allergies this season: 1. Treat your sinuses like your garden: irrigate them Wash away the debris and irritants getting stuck in your nasal passages by using a neti pot. Using a neti pot takes a few tries to get past the “I’m drowning” sensation; don’t worry, you’ll conquer your … Read More