Spring is here! Can you feel it? That whisper of aliveness that rides in alongside longer and warmer days? The daytime and nighttime hours are almost even and the long days of winter are finally behind us, buds are showing themselves in the park, and the draw to leave home and get outside is strong.
In Chinese Medicine there are five seasons: Spring, Summer, Late Summer, Fall and Winter. Each season corresponds to a unique set of attributes and guides the movements of nature and, in turn, the way that our bodies respond to these seasonal shifts.