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Five Tips for Achieving your Goals

5 Top Tips for Achieving your Goals in 2020
 
1.   Have audacious goals but…
·      Unpack the goal.  Break it down into do-able parts / stages.  Break it down into at least five smaller, attainable goals. Record how you are going to feel having achieved the goal.  Give the goal review checkpoints and due dates.

2.   Track your goals…
·      Have a system in place that reminds you how and when to check in on your goals.

Ten Tips for Great Health during Autumn

Goodbye Summer.  Hello Autumn in Australia - March, April and May
For a lot of people, this is their favourite season of the year? Why?

  • it isn't too cold or too hot
  • comfy candies and knitwear
  • autumn leaves
  • calmer days, less wind
  • warmer meals like soups and stews
  • great range of seasonal fruit eg avocado, apples, pears, bananas, custard apples, kiwifruit, pineapple, pawpaw
  • and veges eg beetroot, asian greens, broccoli, asparagus, mushrooms, silverbeet, sweet potato
  • end of daylight savings.


Well, it is my favourite season, but I would say that given April is my birthday month.

5 Things You Must Know for Winter...

Winter is on its way.  Autumn may have had a bit of a false start but the Winter chill is now upon us…

Here are 5 key tips for Winter
 
1.    Understand that you may have lower energy.  We just don’t have as much energy in Winter as we do in Summer.  Some clients feel more energized as they don’t have to battle the Summer heat but at the heart of it you have less energy.

2.    Cut out the cold foods.  Chinese Medicine never favours cold foods.

Things to do to support yourself in Autumn (and pep up your Lungs and Large Intestine)

In Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners long ago observed the relationship between the seasons and the conditions they would see in clients.  This observation evolved into a system of advice for the seasons to support the specific needs associated with that season.

Autumn in Traditional Chinese Medicine is related to the energy of the Lungs and Large Intestine.

How do you know if there is something going on with your Lungs and Large Intestine energy?


  • The lungs and the large intestine are a major pathway of elimination and related to a healthy immune system.

Welcome to Autumn

Welcome to Autumn!! Autumn, in Traditional Chinese Medicine, is ruled by the “metal” element, characterised by contraction and transformation on physical, emotional, and spiritual levels.

Autumn brings with it a desire to know who we are and to find value and meaning in what we do. The emotions associated with the metal element are grief, sadness, reflection and “letting go” like the trees letting go of their leaves.
 
Autumn is associated health problems in the lungs (e.g. allergies and asthma), and with the large intestines as well as skin disorders (e.