is a key element of a
receptive) and Yang (active, creative) are both opposing forces and
arise not when the two forces are battling, but when there is an
imbalance between them in the environment.
Conflicts, business problems, health disorders, divorce, and
other problems – all can be attributed to disharmony in the forces of
Yin and Yang.
"The energies of
and yang are of great importance in traditional
Chinese medicine. The body is healthy only when
yang hold each other in balance. Too much
yang causes heightened organic activity; too much yin,
an inadequate functioning of the organs."1
Chinese herbs are very versatile supplements.
While each Chinese herb serves a different purpose in building one's health,
there are countless ways to brew a prescription. The key to finding a remedy
lies in selecting the right mix of herbs while striking a balance...
Balancing the Five Basic
Elements of Your Body
The Five Basic Elements are Fire, Earth, Water,
Metal, and Wood. According to the ancient Chinese belief, those are the
basic elements of the universe and everything in our word is a compound of
the five elements. These elements are understood as different types of
energy in a state of constant interaction and flux with one another.
The most important of all is the balance of all
Meditation is the most powerful mind tool ever
developed. Meditation has been scientifically proven to improve
memory, alertness, and to integrate
left and right brain functioning. It has been shown to improve physical,
High-level Thinking About
Success and good health result from
thinking about issues of
vision, as well as more detailed,
lower-level planning about
how to achieve
A spiritual lifestyle is a key to Okinawians'
long and healthy life. Key features of their lifestyle are
healthy eating and strong social support.
The unique and synergistic blend of
Eastern and Western approaches sets the SHA apart from its
"To insure good
health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness,
and maintain an interest in life." ~ William Londen