What is Heart Shock?
“Heart Shock refers to a systemic instability, and to some degree, chaos, resulting from life insults or traumas (…) Not all shocks are created equal. Some are more significant than others, and individual constitutions vary considerably, creating the need to weigh all the variables as we interpret our findings”.
In this extract from Heart Shock, Ross Rosen explains how physical and emotional trauma can affect the body, and how an understanding of ‘heart shocks’ can improve treatment with Chinese Medicine.
Unearthing Fear with Yoga Therapy
“Fear invokes wars, elects tyrants to government offices, sell cosmetics and medications, belittles the human spirit, and tells us we are not enough”.
Beth Spindler explores what fear is, how it impacts our bodies and how yoga techniques can help to alleviate fear in this extract from Yoga Therapy for Fear.
Learning How to Tailor Treatment to a Patient’s Needs with Nora Franglen
Nora Franglen has been a Five Element Acupuncturist for many years and has refined her profession over a lifetime.
We have an extract from her latest book, A Five Element Legacy, where she provides guidance to other practitioners on how to tailor treatment to a patient’s needs, the difficulty of a fixed diagnosis and how to measure if treatment has been successful.
In A Five Element Legacy, Nora Franglen reflects on a lifetime of practising five element acupuncture, and offers advice and insights into developing patient-practitioner relationships, tailoring treatments to individual patient’s needs and the importance of taking your time and trusting your feelings. Read more about the book here.