Strengthening your immune system in preparation for winter

2017-06-07 06:02

AS the days become shorter and there is a distinctive nip in the air, you may be starting to feel the familiar apprehension around the dreaded cold and flu season. There is an effective and natural way to build up your immune system, so that you do not become susceptible to the germs and bugs that are ready to wreak havoc on your body.

what is wei qi and why is it so important to maintain a healthy and strong one?

Every individual has a natural protective energy called WEI QI. Wei Qi is the term given to the energy that circulates at the surface of the body where the body meets the environment. The strength and integrity of the Wei Qi determines our ability to interact safely and effectively with our environment.

Where is the Wei Qi located?

Throughout all surfaces of the body where the body meets the environment. This is mostly the skin but since the lumen or hollow space of the alimentary canal is outside the body,the Wei Qi also circulates through the intestinal tract. Wei Qi also circulates throughout the nasal passages, airways (trachea and bronchi) and the air exchanging surfaces of the lungs.

Symptoms of a compromised Wei Qi:

• Fatigue

• Low energy

• Poor body image

• Low self-esteem

• Allergies

• Disturbed sleep

A healthy Wei Qi is like a protective energy around us that makes us less sensitive to environmental


The amount of energy available for the Wei Qi is determined by the lungs. The distribution of the Wei.

Qi is governed by the Liver and the Gall Bladder. A strong Wei Qi is derived from breath, food that has taste and vitality, positive belief systems and mental attitudes.

A programme for building a healthy strong Wei Qi

1. Eat food that is tasty and full of vitality. Foods should come from a good source;organic, stay away from processed “fast foods” with preservatives and chemicals.

2. Meditate and do Yoga to strengthen breathing.

3. Take a look at your belief systems and attitude.

4. BodyTalk will also help identify what is affecting your Wei Qi.

5. Get some sunshine each day.
BodyTalk also has a wonderful technique called Balancing Reciprocals which has many benefits such as:

• Significantly affects your total health

• Boosts general energy levels.

• Lifts your mood and strengthens your resolve.

• Helps balance Meridian system.

• Has a dramatic affect on your overall structural integrity (posture).

• Improves breathing cycle.

• Reduces muscle tension in the body.

• Improves digestion.

• Harmonises the function of the nervous system.

more details and information you can visit the Soul Therapy offices at suite 2 at the Adams Medical Centre, 106 Hullet street KwaDukuza.
Facebook page “Soul Therapy” Webpage - C ontact Shenaaz Khan (Certified BodyTalk Practitioner) on: 061 881 4579 or 032 552 1541.


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