A guided practice to expand your awareness and harmonies your relationship with all and allow life to flow more smoothly. 5-Elements for emotional balancing are built based on the ancient chinese framework of how nature interacts with our emotions and its impacts on different aspects of our lives. The 5-element theory has been used as the main foundation of many schools of thought in ancient china and that include some of widely recognized health care modality such as traditional chinese medicine, acupuncture, qigong, taichi, etc.
In 5 element frameworks, our emotions are completely connected with our mind and body. Any imbalance emotion will affect the function and balance of its corresponding organ and vice versa. A balanced emotional health from a Chinese Medicine perspective means that a person is in a dynamic relationship with their world and emotions arise and are expressed authentically and appropriately. Pathology of emotions can be categorized in four ways:
- too much of an emotion,
- not enough of an emotion,
- the emotion is suppressed and not expressed,
- or an emotion is stuck.
Using 5 element psychology, a comprehensive system that organizes everything from our emotions into five universal interacting groups/patterns and learns how it corresponds with different aspects of your life. Each week we will explore different topics and elements so you can understand yourself better and build a more harmonious relationship within you and around you.
Practitioner: Yii Hui Lee