How to Balance Yin Energies For Fertility When Trying To Conceive

For women living in a yang-dominant (male dominant; masculine) world it can be difficult and confusing. We have the abilities to compete with men and we do. However the female energy is one of nurturing, creating (of a family, a home, etc), being soft and able to go with the flow. Women are designed to […]

How to Balance Yang Energies For Fertility When Trying To Conceive

This is an interesting concept. You see, Yang energy is the masculine energy. It is the fire, the passion the “go-getter” attitude, the “keep pushing; keep soldiering on; keep achieving; keep earning; keep on keeping on.” Yang energy is not meant to be consistently in use. If it is it leads to chronic stress disorders… […]

Need More Yang Energy When You Are Pregnant – Need Motivation to Exercise?

Do you feel you need more energy when you are pregnant?  Do you feel you need more motivation to exercise? Been told you have too much yin or not enough yang by your acupuncturist? Been told you need to activate your solar plexus? Life is about balance – which is essentially what the yin-yang symbol […]

Balancing Yin and Yang Energies with a Whole Food Diet

How to balance Yin and Yang Energies with a Whole Food Diet Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners have discovered long ago that imbalances in diet contribute to many of our health problems. In other words, when the body is in balance it will be in a better position to fight diseases and maintain health. This is […]

Sesame seeds, tahini and hummus – are they safe to eat during pregnancy?

When you’re pregnant, what you eat affects not only your health, but your baby’s as well. Because pregnancy affects your immune system, you and your unborn baby are more susceptible to the bacteria, viruses, and parasites that cause foodborne illness. Even if you don’t feel sick, some “bugs” like Listeria and Toxoplasma can infect your baby […]