Trips to Rejuvenate the Mind, Body, and Spirit
A student of the holistic healing dedicates years to the study and practice of Chinese medicine before entering the world as a practitioner. Time spent in school is often spread across diverse courses of study, and in different mediums. From textbooks to hands-on clinic practice or internships, students strive for a range of experiences to best prepare them to enter the workforce.
But in the midst of test cramming and clinic prep, what about taking a break? What are some ways to incorporate into a hectic lifestyle the beloved Chinese medicine principle that the mind, body, and spirit are deeply interwoven? And what if that 'break' not only brings the person more in touch with his or her passion, but teaches a rich new component of living the medicine? It was the scholar Miriam Beard who said, "Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living." Switching gears every once in awhile and choosing to travel may be one of the most rewarding and valuable experiences that someone within the Oriental medicine community can have...READ MORE
Moving Forward & Looking Back
Accomplishing Your Goals in the New Year
As the new year begins, look back and congratulate yourself on what you have accomplished in 2012. Be proud of your endeavors and focus on what you have succeeded at this year. After some reflection, it is time to look forward and reevaluate short and long term goals. Taking time to focus on the future will help you create a road map on how to get there.
In order to achieve a goal, it is important to do more than to announce a broad statement on Facebook, or jot it down on a scrap of paper. The key piece to making goals attainable starts with how you approach and create an action plan. Having broad ideas is...READ MORE
Quote of the Day
""We find comfort among those who agree with us-growth among those who don't." ~ Frank A. Clark