Seed Your Success
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Oct 30, 2022
Autumn’s Elemental Shift into Metal: Letting Go & Nutritional Energy Management
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Autumn is a time of establishing a rhythmic order and turning inward.

The softer calm and re-centering energy grounds us from a restless mind and body.

As Women, we innately “nest” in the fall as we prepare our hearts and home with comfort foods brimming with sensational scents of garlic, fennel and sustaining broths.

Today’s video is all about exploring the biorhythms of our life force and Chi that is represented by the season of Autumn in respect to Ancient Chinese Principle

...So YOU can energetically and physiologically Shift your Inner + Outer Being

Fall represents the Lungs and Large Intestine

Fall corresponds to the lungs, skin, and large intestine. The lungs and large intestine are in charge of digestion and elimination.

Anything that does not move in the system stagnates and eventually becomes toxic

That’s why Fall is a great time to cleanse the physical and emotional toxins that accumulate in the system on a more transient, day-to-day basis.

Fall is also Brimming Full of Inspiration

The element that is represented in the Fall is METAL and it houses our source of new ideas and is where new emotions take shape, since it’s our inhalation-connection (lung) to the universe.

When it comes to EMOTIONS…

“The Large Intestine ‘lets go’ of what is no longer necessary.

A healthy balance between the Lung and Large Intestine is demonstrated by a person that can honor commitments, but then let go of a relationship when it is over.”

It’s a time to let go of old ideas, beliefs, and attachments, leaving room for new space to grow and evolve.

Next, let’s brief over the Autumn + Vital Skin Health

Skin is our largest organ, but it is the LAST to receive essential building blocks from your daily food choices.

Essentially the ability to convert the energy and metabolism from inner intestinal track through out the rest of the body - is key.

Why Dry Skin + Pesky Breakouts are at their worst during Fall.
Frequent dry spots, skin irritation and ailments like blemishes and psoriasis can be at their worst during Autumn months.

Warm and cool air trap the skin’s cellular turn-over, met with the natural shifts biorhythm cause inconsistency and much needed exfoliation and rich oils to replenish the deep layers of the skin.

I’l be sharing an entire episode and video to how to transition your skin care routine for the fall.

Yin + Yang = Cause + Affect
The inability to eliminate through regular bowel movements or continue to move the lymphatic system is critical, especially because we have more lymph than blood.

If the Lungs are strong, the skin will be lustrous and firm.

Here’s some tips for Fall Nutrition and a Shopping List to make it easy peasy to shift into the Fall Season - to benefit your best health.

Add nourishing {yin foods} to your diet to promote body fluid, soothe the lungs and protect you from dryness.

Fist, the obvious: Eat with the season

Your dry, or brittle hair and sun-worshipped skin will thank you for it.

Here’s your Hit List

Wild rice, raw onions, garlic, radish, turnip, Kohlrabi, Cinnamon, Scallions, Cloves, Fennel, mustard, basil, and nutmeg are considered metal foods.

These foods have a dispersing effect and promote energy circulation.

They mostly benefit sluggish, damp, lethargic, and cold-blooded people.

Curious what’s local?
Simply put in your zip and find the best seasonal foods in your area with an online guide!

https://www.seasonalfoodguide.org/

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