Here's a recent interview with Wellpark College of Natural Therapies where I graduated with a degree in Naturopathy and Herbal Medicine 2 years ago: https://wellpark.ac.nz/bachelor-of-naturopathy-and-herbal-medicine/ "International Student John Tang joined Wellpark College of Natural Therapies in 2019 in pursuit of knowledge. John had turned to natural therapies in Singapore to help manage an arthritic autoimmune disease and … Continue reading Interview with My Alma Mater: Wellpark College of Natural Therapies
It has been 1 month since I started my mentorship with Dr. Sebastian Liew. It has flown by like a breeze. Every day there is so much to do and so much more to learn. Time passes so quickly. In this post I want to summarize what I've learnt about the different 'Energetics' of people … Continue reading Human Constitutions
I'm not one for writing long blogposts anymore so I'll keep this as brief as possible. Education (Naturopathy & Herbal MEdicine) My final year of Naturopathy and Herbal Medicine was the toughest and most rewarding one yet. Everything we learnt from previous years were put into practice. Starting with our classmates, we gradually transitioned to … Continue reading 2020>2021 Reflections
Hi, I'm John Tang. Welcome to my blog! I'm a final year student of Naturopathy and Herbal Medicine at Wellpark College of Natural Therapies, Auckland, New Zealand. I started this blog back in 2015 to document my experiences battling an autoimmune disorder. That health crisis led me down this crazy journey discovering and experimenting with … Continue reading About Me: 2020 Update
With the coming of my first winter, my body has been undergoing some serious adjustments consequently, given me much suffering and discomfort. I don't blame it though, because I realize that I've spent the past 26 years in a hot, humid, tropical country like Singapore so this first winter must be quite a traumatizing experience for … Continue reading Seasonal Allergies: Naturopathy and Herbal Medicine to the Rescue!
These days, #winter makes me feel like having a hot bowl of veggies and noodles for dinner every night! 🍜 Since my autoimmune healing, I have been regularly eating spelt products according to the Saint Hildegard's Medicine and dietary protocol practiced by the Naturopath that treated me. I try to simplify things and cook it … Continue reading Hot Noodle Winter Soups!
"Perfect!" This word seems to be the word of the day. This day was January 30th, 2018 - the day of my last specialist visit at the Autoimmunity and Rheumatology Clinic (ARC) in Singapore General Hospital, before I left for New Zealand for further studies. It first started when I was taking the regular height … Continue reading HEALED AT LAST! (My Autoimmune Healing Story)
My dad and his ‘Shuai’ pose! 😂 This is probably our last photo together for the next year at least as I am about to embark on 3 years of studies in New Zealand. Yet, like an old and 'lagging' internet connection, I’m still trying to catch up and come to terms with all that … Continue reading Into The Great Unknown!