The traditional Chinese meditative exercises of Qigong have been used throughout history in the pursuit of a healthy, long life. To achieve this goal, thousands of different exercises have been derived that have been practiced by millions of people for thousands of years. Many of these practices vary with the exercises involved and the eventual intent of the training, but all have their roots in the area know as the lower Dan Tien. [Read more…]
Chinese civilization has been responsible for discoveries that have influenced the wider world for centuries. However, one of the most profound products of Chinese thought is yet to penetrate the modern world. It is the art and science of Qigong. [Read more…]
The world can be a horrible place at times. People can, and do, say harsh, hurtful things that end up causing us emotional pain. What can we do about this? I see two obvious answers. [Read more…]
Find a place outside in nature to practice your meditation.
Trees, grass, beach, mountains…
Anywhere of natural beauty, anywhere of peace…
Sit comfortably in a chair,
Allow your feet to rest firmly on the ground beneath you.
Breathe in deeply… [Read more…]
Find yourself a comfortable, quiet place to sit down and begin your meditation.
Allow your shoulders to drop, your back to become straight.
Notice your breathing slowing down…
Allow your eyes to close…
Breathe deeply… [Read more…]