Author Archives: Angela Tian Zhu

Summer Health Suggestions

#1: Have a NAP in the afternoon Helps: Lower blood pressure Relax the cardiovascular system Strengthen memory and concentration Reinforce energy and immune systems Raise spirits and reduce feeling depressed Lessen tiredness Please create time to have a nap, even … Continue reading
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Health Wisdom for the Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice is the time for longest day and shortest night in Australia. In nature Yang energy has reached its peak and starts to decline, Yin energy has reached the trough and starts to increase (for more information, please visit … Continue reading
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It’s Wonderful to be Older

People come to this world clenching their fists, and leave with open hands. First we collect things bit by bit, then we discard things little by little. As we age we look older, but we have more wisdom and clearer … Continue reading
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What We Should Eat and Do in Spring

Spring is the time in nature to awaken and grow. As everybody's Yang energy flows, nature's rising energy grows as well. The days get longer and the nights get shorter. Flowers bloom, all plans multiply, birds return and the young … Continue reading
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Why should we drink warm water?

From a health and prevention point of view, we advocate the drinking of warm water, especially during winter. Why? Save and store energy and help improve blood circulation. This is because the temperature of warm water is closer to the … Continue reading
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Remove Dampness

An ancient Chinese proverb says the water can float a boat, but it can also flip it over. Too much water will create a flood, too little water creates a drought. Dampness can give us a lot of health trouble. … Continue reading
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Autumn Health Tips

During autumn, every time it rains it gets a little colder. Because the days become shorter, nights become longer, nature's Yin cold energy will grow and Yang warm energy will recede. For people who have digestion problems, stomach problems or … Continue reading
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Rainy Days – Prevent and Remove Dampness

Over the last few days lots of patients have been telling me they have more phlegm, uncomfortable stomachs, heavy feeling bodies, less appetite, sore and tight joints, tiredness and shallow breathing. All of these symptoms are indicative of dampness in … Continue reading
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Spring – Nourish Growing Energy

In spring, everything is growing – everybody knows this. As a result, the law of nature is: "Sow and grow in spring, grow in summer, harvest in autumn, store and hibernate in winter". If we don't follow these laws - … Continue reading
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Winter – Nourish Yang Energy (Qi)

(To Help Prevent Depression & Dementia) Even it has been cold and raining, I was still looking forward to visiting friends last weekend and staying with them at their holiday house near a National Park. Although it’s winter that area … Continue reading
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