Category Archives: emotion

I just can’t summon up any energy: where has my Qi gone?

Qi (pronounced Chee) is a Chinese word that is usually translated as energy. Qi is the body’s motivating energy. Qi enlivens the body and mind. It is the energy and information that maintains each of us as a unique and … Continue reading

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Dry eyes, Yin and Acupuncture

Dry, sore, ‘gritty’ eyes can really get people down. It is one of those things that sounds minor but is a constant irritation, especially for reading and computer work and in bed at night. The optician or doctor may diagnose … Continue reading

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Understanding the causes of our ill health

When we are unwell, most of us want to know why. Why me? Why now? Very often there are a number of factors that have come together to cause the health problem. Usually, these include both physical and emotional reasons. … Continue reading

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Do you have both physical and emotional symptoms?

A valuable feature of Chinese medicine is that there exists no split between physical and emotional feelings. The same acupuncture point may be used in one person to address a physical symptom such as pain and in another person to … Continue reading

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