Emotional Wellness

In Chinese medicine, we have the concept of “Qi”. In simplified terms, this means “life-force power” or “life-force energy”. When we have abundant powerful Qi, we have strong physical constitution, easy recovery from illness, determined willpower, and charismatic character. However, having strong Qi does not mean...

Written by Dr. M. Ling, 25 February 2015  In my clinic I spend a fair amount of time guiding willing people to tune in to their feelings, bringing gentle awareness to what is not being felt, or avoided/resisted, and thus often contributing to illness or unwanted...

Once upon a time there was a man in ancient China who was short in stature, yet very strong, robust and had great courage and a generous heart.  It was the Southern Song dynasty (1132-1279 A.D.), a time of many feudal wars.  The man's strength, bravery...

The HEART is the “EMPEROR” organ and dominates mental activities. – from Yellow Emperor’s Inner Canon (Huangdi Neijing) In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the heart is in control of the entire body’s physical and psychological functions, and is the storehouse of the spirit.  The complexities of spirit...