Winter solstice December 21: the shortest day

December 21 is the shortest day of the year. Also called the winter solstice. From this day on it slowly gets lighter again and the days get longer. During the winter solstice, the sun is at the northernmost or southernmost position of the earth. The winter solstice is a day on which various rituals are held to welcome the light into the darkness. In this blog, you can read more about this day and what you can do during this day.

Transition to autumn and metal season

Chinese medicine works according to the cycle of the natural elements. The elements wood, fire, earth, metal and water are central to the seasons in the year. Each of them affects our organs, emotions and patterns. When the fall starts, we flow into the metal element. The season of letting go. In this blog, you can read more about the metal season and how you can transition with balance in this element.