Herbal Tea: Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Traditional Chinese medicine worked to enhance health and address core issues in the body.   Chinese practitioners used cooling teas to help the body overcome fevers.  Hot teas addressed problems such as high fat levels in the bloodstream.  Herbal tea continues to be an effective way to heal the body or even lose a little weight.  Teas can be made from fresh or […]

Best Plants for Primo Feng Shui in Your Energy-Enhanced Home

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We’re so happy so many of our readers have been picking up the Feng Shui vibe. (Be sure to check out our article on the bagua for a refresher course if you need.) Now that you’ve picked out one or two areas you’d like to enhance, it’s time to get serious about adding some greenery! In Feng Shui, plants are […]

Bagua 101: Your Space Mirrors Your Life

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In my first Feng Shui overview article, I showed you the bagua.  The bagua is basically like a blueprint of the nine energy centers in your home.  Our living spaces are reflections of our day-to-day living – when our lives are cluttered, our homes are too.  Any time you need some mental focus, clean up your area!  Just like we […]