Winter Emotions and TCM

Winter Emotions and TCM

by Andrew Pacholyk MS LAc. ~ Peacefulmind.com Winter. This is the time for us to rest and replenish. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) offers practical advice for adjusting to seasonal changes. One of the basic concepts in TCM is the 5 Element Theory of...
Winter Body Care

Winter Body Care

by Andrew Pacholyk MS L.Ac ~ Peacefulmind.com Winter is the time when our feet are always covered up. Sweaty feet, cold feet, uncomfortable boots, shoes that don’t fit, man-made boots and materials, so, take your shoes off. Sit back and work on those two feet...
Winter Detox

Winter Detox

by Andrew Pacholyk MS L.Ac ~ Peacefulmind.com Detoxifying is the process of releasing accumulated toxins and waste products that build up throughout our system. From birth, we are bombarded by toxins, externally from environmental sources. Internally, our organs give...
Food Choices for Winter

Food Choices for Winter

by Andrew Pacholyk MS L.Ac ~ Peacefulmind.com When eating along with the seasons, there are two elements that should be taken into account. The “nature” of the food and the “flavor” of the food. The nature of the food refers to the foods innate...
Essential Oils for Winter

Essential Oils for Winter

by Andrew Pacholyk MS L.Ac ~ Peacefulmind.com Aromatherapy brings us the aromatic energy of living plants in the form of essential oils. These fragrances are a natural antidote to the emotionally debilitating effects of winter. Aromatherapy is supportive in the winter...
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