Definition of stress The Oxford dictionary gives four definitions for the noun stress. We will be concentrating on the emotional definition, "A state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) sees a close relationship between the internal organs and emotions. There are considered to be seven emotions in TCM. These are joy, anger, worry (pensiveness), anxiety, sadness (grief), fear and fright.
Going through the process of having a child should be a joyous and exciting period for a couple. For many it is, but for others it may a become long, laborious and highly stressful process.
As an acupuncturist I so very often hear this one question - what can acupuncture treat? Acupuncture can treat very many things. The World Health Organisation website has a review and analysis page of it.
What is qi and blood stagnation Qi and blood stagnation can occur anywhere in the body. We are going to concentrate on the liver because that is the most common organ affected. The liver is
It's the Silly Season again! It's Christmas time again. In Australia this means that it is the end of the year and the start of Summer. It is colloquially known as the "silly season". For
Spring glorious Spring! Spring is well and truly here. Chinese medicine sees Spring as the time for growth and rejuvenation. Spring comes after Winter as we all know. During Winter we withdrew inwards and conserved
What is Insomnia? When was the last time you had a sleepless night? Are you having constant sleepless nights now? Chances are that if you are over 18 then you have suffered or are currently
Today I am going to speak of the use of acupuncture in helping to manage stress related disorders. Hans Selye claimed in his book “Stress without Distress” that ‘stress is the non-specific response of the