Category Archives: Community and Cultivation


Issues of patient-doctor relationship, doctor-doctor relationship, mentorship, self cultivation, meditation, community interaction, professional development and so on

6 Ways that Meditation is going to revolutionize your academic life

One of Deepest Health’s readers, Katrina, mentioned that she wonders about the benefits of meditation for students. There are a hundred and one articles out there showing simple meditation procedures, equally as many discussing the health benefits of this practice. So, I thought I’d take a slightly different angle and discuss the specific benefits I […]

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6 Ways for Chinese medicine students and practitioners to learn lifestyle counseling

After yesterday’s introductory post about Chinese dietary therapy and lifestyle counseling as one of the profession’s available modalities, I got to thinking about the difficulty of lifestyle counseling.  It is undoubtedly an important part of our medicine – it’s in the Classics!   The Neijing began this proud tradition in Chinese medicine when discussing the way […]

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