Soothe Your Stress with Flowers: Why Flowers Are Essential for Humans

Flowers can heal!

People often have a simplistic notion of flowers. They are synonymous with weddings and anniversaries. You give them to a loved one as a way to say “I love you” or “I’m sorry.” When we need to express an emotion, we offer flowers almost out of habit, but do we ever stop to think about what flowers mean to us and the world around us?… [Read more]

Gua Sha: Traditional Healing Technique

gua sha - scraping

Today I checked the weather; the temperature reached 40.5 C/104.5 F. The local news report says it is the second hottest day in China – but I would have known it was dangerously hot just by looking at the people. Let me explain. In China, when the weather becomes unbearable many of the people get red marks all over their backs, necks and faces.… [Read more]