Elwha River Eucommia & Deer Antler Velvet

Elwha River Eucommia & Deer Antler Velvet

by Ryan Wade
Restore the Yang While for the most part I agree with the Wen Bing Warm Disease Theory, where the school of thought roots the cause of all disease in heat. This is similar to the inflammation theory of disease in the West. And we certainly li…
Meditation for Brain and Mental Health

Meditation for Brain and Mental Health

by Ryan Wade
Science Meets Practice While it's of no surprise to the gurus, the Buddhas, the Dharma Punks, the mystics, sages, and hermits of time past (and anyone else with a mindfulness or meditation practice), it is nice to have science to confirm what ma…
Sleep in the Solstice

Sleep in the Solstice

by Ryan Wade
Sleep for the Yin, Sleep for the Win. I’ve written previously about the importance of sleep. If our health were a barrel, sleep would be one of the staves (the long, vertical pieces of wood that construct the sides) of the barrelIf one stav…
The Three Classes of Stress

The Three Classes of Stress

by Ryan Wade
Stress is a Locked Door to Wellness As kids, we were taught that boogeymen lurked in shadows and in the dark, always just beyond eyesight. And as children, while the stories were ethereal, their manifestations in our early psyches were not.…
DIY Immune Fortifying Tonics

DIY Immune Fortifying Tonics

by Ryan Wade
Get Better — Feel Better — Be Better Some may argue (including myself) that cooking makes humans out of animals. And—anyway—being in the kitchen is just plain fun and immensely satisfying. So to go along with our Fortify Immune Health blog pos…