Spring and the Wood Element

Spring is the Beginning of the Yang Cycle and Brings the Energy of the Wood Element.

The days are getting longer, and it’s the beginning of the yang cycle, which means more daylight and warmer weather. It’s time to increase activity and exercise, decrease food intake and eat more raw foods, spend more time outdoors, and plant the garden. It’s also a great time to begin a detoxification cleanse to Spring-clean the body.

This is the time of the Wood element, which encompasses movement, growth, expansion, action and creativity. As winter fades away, preparation begins for the warmer months ahead. It is a time of change and possibility, as energy emerges from hibernation. This is a good time to focus on achieving goals.

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