As usual Acutake takes the thoughts right out of my head!  Check out this article on 7 ways to stay healthy this summer.

Summer is associated with the fire element and is the most yang of all the seasons – so just like when molecules heat up and move around fast – we tend to have a little more energy, longer days and are usually more inclined to be social.

Acutake outlines 7 ways to stay healthy this summer – and while I’ve listed them here it’s worth a read to understand WHY in Traditional Chinese Medicine these are right for the season:  Be active, hang out with friends, talk to strangers, laugh, enjoy ‘cool’ foods, spend time near water, and get enough sleep!

7 Ways to Kick It Acupuncture-Style This Summer | AcuTake.