The Story of Song Li

There once was a palace official named Cheng Guang Wei who owned a servant named Song Li. As the pressures of life wore on Director Cheng, began to sink into a deep depression. Soon he began to lose all hope in life and desperately sought relief. Not content with the wine and festivities at hand,…

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Broken Humans

I’ve been working as a therapist for a long while now, and was recently reviewing my case files. It was interesting to see a pattern emerge from the amazing stories that I’ve heard from my many clients. In Chinese medicine, it’s always important to look for the etiology of a problem, or the root cause.…

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Why practice Qigong? By Daniel P Reid (My first teacher!)

Extracted from The Essence of Chi-Gung, by Daniel P Reid (Shambala ISBN 978-1-59030-962-9) – Amazon – http://amzn.to/2oOF1Bl    The great chi-gung master of Taiwan, Master Hung Yi-hsiang, often told his students, “You can live sixty days without eating food and two weeks without drinking water, but you’ll live only a few minutes without breathing air.” Yet…

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Frankincense Oil

Frankincense, sometimes referred to as olibanum, is a common type of essential oil used in aromatherapy that can offer a variety of health benefits, including helping relieve chronic stress and anxiety, reducing pain and inflammation, boosting immunity and even potentially helping to fight cancer.

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Suicide

A failure of society or an extreme ego condition? Last year there were 6,500 people who took their own lives in the UK. The figures show that it was three times more likely to be a man, and amongst men we hear how high the suicide rate is for young men, but actually nearly quarter…

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Spirituality – Staying asleep again!

Spirituality – Staying asleep again! Religion, staying asleep again, Yoga, Qigong, Mindfulness all potentially exceptional ways to stay asleep again! Don’t mistake the finger pointing at the moon, for the moon itself. Awakening? Or are you just turning over in bed? Ask yourself this crucial question. “Am I looking for somebody who can show me…

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