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Strengthen Your Wood Energy for a Fulfilling Life

When Sandra, in her forties, wakes up in the morning she feels a little sad and empty. “Another same old day,” she says to herself. As the day goes by her sadness diminishes, however, her feeling of boredom remains.

Countless people feel the same as Sandra. They are bored and feel a lack of meaning or purpose in life. According to research, boredom is a widespread phenomenon in modern societies in developed countries, where providing people with more than enough material items and conveniences is commonplace. However, some people still have fulfilling lives in this environment. Apparently, modern societies and environments rich in entitlement do not necessarily spur boredom in everyone.

According to Five-Element energy philosophy used for thousands of years in Chinese medicine, profoundly bored individuals are likely to be low energy people. In particular, their Wood energy is more likely to be at a low level. Wood energy is one of the five natural elements consisting of Fire, Water, Wood, Earth, and Metal.

Wood energy in plants consistently guides and supports trees to expand and grow tall. This element in humans enables us to know what we want in life, gain awareness of our life path and feel hopeful and joyful. When individuals lack high levels of Wood energy, they don’t have the clear vision or goals in their lives. They often believe life is hopeless, and as a result, feel bored, lonely, and anxious.

Some people are lucky to be born with high Wood energy. Even at a young age, they knew exactly what they wanted in life. Their natural high Wood energy helps them live life with purpose and ultimately achieve higher satisfaction. However, in the absence of luck being granted to us by the birth lottery, we still have ways to elevate our Wood energy levels. For example, mindfulness meditation, yoga and fast-paced walks in the woods may be helpful in enhancing our Wood energy.

Dr. Hannah Hershoff, M.D. and Ph.D., recently studied a way to improve Wood energy. She found that meditating with Sara Yo healing jewelry could create a hopeful feeling and reduce boredom. For more information, visit MySpiritJewel.com.

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