What is Yin | How to Cultivate it

Yin and yang are used to symbolize opposites.

This symbolism helps us to regain homeostasis within our internal and external environments.

In Chinese medicine, yin and yang are the foundation of health and healing. 


  • Feminine, Masculine
  • Rest, Activity
  • Down, Up
  • Cold, Hot
  • Dark, Light
  • Inside, Outside

In the video below, I share more about what yin is, how I have used yin and yang in my daily life, and specific ways to cultivate more yin in your day-to-day.

I hope you found this information useful. If you have any questions or comments, please leave a reply down below.

As always, stay curious!


Disclaimer: This information is intended for general reference only. It is not a replacement for professional health advice. The content in this post intentionally does not provide dosage information or possible interactions with prescription drugs or other medications. Please contact a certified health practitioner such as a physician of Oriental Medicine or Herbalist before considering use. To schedule an appointment with Malerie, visit the services page.