When you stop and think about it, breathing is really amazing. It happens naturally and we take it for granted. That is until it becomes difficult or stops. Have you ever asked yourself ‘who in me breathes?’ Plants, animals and our whole Earth breathes. In this sense we hare the Earth’s breath. We are part of the Earth’s breath. The quality of your Qi (or life force) has a lot to do with how you breathe. In fact it’s not just your lungs that breathe,
During the cultural revolution in China, barefoot doctors were village doctors who would walk to peoples homes to administer treatment. This is a visual story of my time as a volunteer acupuncturist (barefoot doctor) in Nepal in May 2014. I did this with an NGO called the Acupuncture Relief Project. This is an organisation that has been going for almost a decade and now has an established clinic dedicated to acupuncture in a remote town called Bhimphedi.