Feeling a little stale post winter chill? Notice that the wind has picked up?
Our body and focus changes with the seasons and now that spring has arrived there’s no better time to use this swoosh of energy to start planning and directing your goals into action.
In chinese medicine the liver and gall bladder meridian channels are most active during spring and dictate this intention through the flow of qi, blood and bile.
The liver known as the 'chief' plays a vital physiological role in the body detoxifying, filtering and storing blood, as well as storing glycogen which is released into the blood stream in the form of glucose as a form of metabolic energy. It also stores essential amino acids which are vital in the production of proteins for growth and repair in the body.
The gall bladder ‘the honourable minister’ produces and secretes bile to aid the digestion and metabolism of fats. Together these processes are important for digestive and immune health.
From an emotional or energetic perspective if we are stagnate of body or thought, this stagnation can show up physically as heaviness within the body or emotional stagnation in the form of anger, frustration, indecision and a lack of clarity and direction.
Here are a few tips to help your system find flow into spring and help you plan, get clarity and direction with your goals: