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Pampering Your Body and Soul the TCM Way

Welcome to China, the birth place of Traditional Chinese Medicine, an ancient holistic approach for treatment and prevention of disease. Many westerners believe that TCM is specifically for the Chinese. Not so. In fact, TCM is increasingly becoming a popular approach in the west for children and adults due to its natural, safe and effective methods. Traditional Chinese Medicine is a comprehensive medical system which is extremely effective in healing acute...

Emotional Luggage: Time to Lighten Your Load?

Evaluating What You’re Carrying in Your Emotional Luggage Transitioning to a new home as an expat is not only about the big and obvious things. Yes, you are coming to a new country, physically moving your belongings, and dealing with various logistics. However, and perhaps more importantly, the inner process in your mind plays a large role. As we say goodbye, move and begin the process of adapting, we may not...

Conversations with Doris: Body & Soul through the Years

In this series, we share conversations with Doris Rathgeber, founder of Body & Soul – Medical Clinics. Doris arrived in Shanghai with her husband over 20 years ago. During that time, she received her degree as a doctor of TCM, started her family, founded the clinics, expanded to four locations, and much more. She truly feels “China has given me everything”. Finding Possibilities in Challenges When Doris arrived in 1995, she felt...