“Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness” James Thurber
It is pretty amazing that thousands of years ago in an ancient Chinese medicine text it was acknowledged and accepted that emotions played a big role in our state of our health. Today however, in the 21st Century how often are you asked by your health care professional, how are you doing emotionally? hmm let me have a guess………. not very often, if at all.
As practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine we want to know how you are feeling because we know emotions impact on the body in different ways.
The following are quotes relative to the 5 main emotions which effect our internal organs. We will examine these emotions in more detail on day 20