Traditional Chinese Medicine

Adopting a vegetarian lifestyle

Adopting a vegetarian lifestyle by Pip Atherstone-Reid   One of my teachers, Prof. Wang, used to tell me that being Vegetarian was not only about avoiding meat but was also about your lifestyle. Adopting a Vegetarian lifestyle meant that you practiced Ahimsa; non-violence.  Not just non-violence to the animals by not eating them, but also [...]

Go for whatever makes you happy!

  Go for whatever makes you happy! by Dr. Leela Klein (TCM)   If someone asked us to describe a healthy lifestyle, we would probably talk about a wholesome diet, plenty of exercise, refraining from alcohol and smoking and getting sufficient sleep. According to Chinese medicine teachings, however, cultivating our mind and emotions is even [...]

My Journey: Yoga, Sodarshan Chakra Kriya & Me

This blog is written by Sophie Miles, a student at Kundalini House and a true spiritual warrior dedicated to the path of truth & transformation through yoga and natural health. Dearest Yoginis... Even after a few days in to the Sodarshan Chakra Kriya challenge, and I could already feel a shift in my consciousness and [...]

Three Tips for Autumn Wellbeing

Autumn marks the end of the growing season, having provided the harvest, nature now makes everything bare. In this season nature lets go of its abundant creation of the past year in a grand final display. Just like in nature, our bodies transition through ‘seasons’ with different organs, physiology and aspects of ourselves in focus [...]

The nature of winter and your body

Winter is the time of rest and retreat, where the Yin Qi is now dominant and the Yang Qi moves inward to regenerate. In nature winter is a time of stillness and quiet. Cold causes things to slow down and contract, making you feel even colder and can lead to symptoms such as cold hands [...]