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Exercise – another view from traditional Chinese knowledge


December 16, 2016 0 comments Health

In Live Well, Live Long (Deadman 2016), exercise is presented in its historical context. For centuries physical activity was seamlessly interwoven into everyday life: cleaning the house, digging, chopping wood, hunting food and only in our modern, relatively wealthy society … Continued

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Singing for unsticking your Qi and feeling good


October 17, 2016 0 comments Health, Stress

A long time ago I met Katie Rose at a business networking meeting in Crystal Palace. At the time I was starting to investigate how Tibetan singing bowls can be played to resonate with the body and induce a sense … Continued

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Nausea and vomiting during pregnancy – how acupressure can help


October 21, 2015 0 comments Health, Pregnancy, Stress

Usually morning sickness is a good sign that the pregnancy is progressing well and often for women who have struggled to get pregnant it is a reassuring sign. But for some women it can be debilitating and even life threatening … Continued

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Press-stroke your Cold away


October 9, 2015 0 comments Health, Pain and Injury

You feel a cold coming on, perhaps slight soreness in the throat, a sneeze here and there. Now is the time to act. I’ve provided some homecare remedies on my website (http://traceygoulding.com/search/colds) you can follow, but have you thought of … Continued

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Eating to build ‘Blood’ and Yin


August 19, 2015 0 comments Health, Recipes

Summer is the time of salads. In Chinese Medicine eating with the seasons is advocated, so eating salads and some raw foods in the summer is seen as living harmoniously with nature. So while we’ve still got some summer left, thought I’d … Continued

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Burnt out Brits struggle with stress


March 1, 2015 0 comments Health, News

The nation’s stress levels are on the increase and we are risking our health by turning to sugary food, takeaways and alcohol to help cope with modern life a new survey has revealed. The brand new study by the British … Continued

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Finding the Quiet Within: Qigong and Meditation


December 7, 2014 0 comments Health

Are you overworked and overwrought? Are you tense, always tired and generally ‘under the weather’? These are things I hear often from my clients. Living in London is a rollercoaster of activity from waking up in the morning to bedtime; … Continued

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Gua sha: traditional healing for our modern times


July 4, 2014 0 comments Health

Gua sha is a healing technique of traditional Chinese Medicine, often used with acupuncture. It involves press-stroking of a lubricated area of the body surface to intentionally create transitory therapeutic petechiae called ‘sha’ representing release of blood from blood vessels … Continued

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How To Stop The Common Cold In Its Tracks


December 11, 2013 0 comments Health

The common cold comes in two main forms in traditional Chinese medicine, which could be interpreted as types of viruses – Wind Cold and Wind Heat.  The symptoms are different in each case.  But crucially the virus or pathogen, as … Continued

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Fight The Common Cold Naturally with Aromatherapy


December 11, 2013 0 comments Health

In another article we covered how Chinese Medicine can help reduce the duration and intensity of a cold if caught early (How To Stop The Common Cold In Its Tracks), but other natural therapies have much to offer too.  In … Continued

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