As we’ve explained previously, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) recognises a fifth season: that of late summer. Late summer relates to the element of earth, which in turn is linked to sweet flavours and the need for earthing, or the practice of connecting to the earth’s energy. You can read more about this in our seasonal living post here.
Whether you struggle to get to sleep in the first place or find yourself suddenly wide awake in the early hours, insomnia can have a huge impact on your overall health and wellbeing. Today, SOL expert Florence Neville shares advice for those of you having difficulty sleeping during late summer. Specifcally, she explains the benefits of paying attention to your sugar intake and incorporating simple grounding techniques into your day.