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7 Simple Ways to Help Your Body Transition to Winter

Whether we like it or not, winter is coming, which means it’s time to hunker down, revive our self-care routines and nourish our bodies with warm winter goodness. In Chinese Medicine, winter is defined by “yin” or resting energy. It is a time to rest, slow down and go inward. Therefore, the activities of this season are all meant to encourage and enhance yin energy. The kidneys are the primary organ associated with winter, and they require a lot of rest in order to rejuvenate. During this time, we are meant to consolidate our energy to prepare for the growth, expansion and activity of spring. Here are a few ideas to help ease the transition to the cold winter months of the Midwest. 1. Eat…

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