The Pioneer: A Gallbladder Meridian Archetype
The gallbladder meridian gives us the means to make clear-headed decisions and blaze new paths. Because of this, the gallbladder has earned the archetype of the pioneer. The pioneer takes the time to think through…
The 6 Meridians That Will Heal Your Digestion
We are all familiar with the physical process of digestion where the body break-down food and drink and converts them into usable energy. The meridians go a step further. Each meridian influences different parts of our subtle body. They manage the flow of digestive energy and assist with processing emotions, thoughts, and spiritual pursuits.
The Artist: A Small Intestine Meridian Archetype
We know that extreme emotions can negatively affect our digestion, causing poor absorption and slow movement through the digestive tract. This is why we refuse food in the face of grief or lose our appetite when our fight-or-flight response is triggered. Unfortunately, poor digestion can also aggravate our stress response. They feed off of each other in a symbiotic relationship. Therefore, to have a healthy digestive system, we need to take care of both our minds and our bodies.