Are You Listening? Ears and the Water Element

Each of the five elements of Chinese medicine relates to at least one sensory organ. Winter’s element, Water, is associated with the ears and hearing. The quality of your hearing and the health of your ears may be reflected in conditions such as tinnitus or frequent infections. These symptoms suggest a weakness in your Water element. […]

Stillness & Courage in the Water Element

Winter, which goes from the middle of November to the beginning of February on the Chinese calendar, is the season of Water. The Water element has strong associations with meditation and the power of cultivating wisdom through stillness. Wisdom gives the courage to move forward when we do not want to, and the courage to […]