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Holistic Health Illustrated Study Booklets

January 12, 2024 - Remember the Indiana Jones movies, where Indy (Harrison Ford) found his father’s diary, which had very important sketche...
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The Teacher/Student Relationship

January 09, 2024 - Seek the right teacher for you, because in time a student (you) can become similar to your teacher, sometimes absorbing...
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Fracture Cascade – a domino effect of ailments

January 05, 2024 - A “fracture cascade” refers to bones and ailments such as osteoporosis, where a person experiences multiple fractures in...
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Walking Aids in Venous Return – or walk more, your life might depend upon it!

January 02, 2024 - Walking and other weight-bearing activities that engage the muscles in the feet, calves and thighs illicit a pumping eff...
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Seek Out the “Wounded Healers”

December 31, 2023 - Would you seek dental help from a dentist with rotten teeth? Ask for relationship advice from someone that has a record...
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Rough Initiations – Rites of Passage

December 29, 2023 - Rough initiations is another term for rites of passage, which can be ceremonial events that mark important transitions i...
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The 12 Steps of the Hero’s Journey – Why is this relative to us?

December 26, 2023 - The concept of the “Hero’s Journey” comes from Joseph Campbell who was a writer, mythologist, and lecturer. Campbell int...
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Purpose and Meaning – From Chaos to Calling, Discovering Your Reason for Being

December 22, 2023 - Ikigai is the Japanese term for striving to achieve a balance of differing concepts of purpose, meaning, self-awareness...
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What Are The Key Elements to Happiness? A Harvard Study Adds Insights

December 19, 2023 - Having a loving family, supportive friends, good health, and having a sense of purpose, are these not what are truly at...
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Gratitude Attitude

December 15, 2023 - The holidays often provide us a reminder for us to be grateful for we have within our lives, as well as what we don’t ha...
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Ayahuasca, literally means “the vine of death”

December 12, 2023 - Ayahuasca usage in Amazonian cultures as a method of healing, has been more widely documented in more recent years. Ayah...
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Managing Our Inner Dialogue

December 08, 2023 - Ancient philosophies and belief systems of Buddhism and Taoism have long understood a state of consciousness of mind wan...
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Whole Health Wisdom: Navigating Holistic Wellness (my new book)

December 05, 2023 - What we think, what we eat and how we move our bodies are the basic components that determine our health and happiness....
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Physically close, mentally far; physically far, mentally close.

December 01, 2023 - The quality of a relationship can be determined by the overall strength of the mental connection. “Physically close,...
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Suicide Rates Spike…. Again in the US

November 28, 2023 - Here I am again, discussing mental health care in the US. The Wall Street Journal just dropped an article reporting that...
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What is the PERMA-V Model for Flourishing?

November 21, 2023 - Dr. Martin Seligman, a psychologist and one of the founders of positive psychology, introduced the concept of PERMA as a...
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Flu Season is Really Vitamin D Deficiency Season

November 17, 2023 - Yes, it is that time of year again. Become educated, become healthy and be in control of your health and well-being. Nob...
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An Ultra-Processed Diet – we truly “are what we eat”

November 14, 2023 - https://www.wsj.com/health/wellness/ultra-processed-foods-dietary-guidelines-de00ccaa?st=vz6iq81le7e0ew4&reflink=desktop...
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Whole Heath Wisdom: Navigating Holistic Wellness

October 30, 2023 - Be well, become healthy, become wiser. You are the architect of your health and happiness! Holistic wellness encompas...
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Meditation Practices – (the non-pharmaceutical pill you can take today, to ward off your illnes

October 28, 2023 - I have some observations from practicing and teaching meditation methods from over my last 40 years. There has been much...
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Try to Avoid Being “Triggered” by the Overused Word “Trigger”

October 23, 2023 - “Triggered” has become a more recent buzzword, relative to emotional interoception and self-regulation and use of coping...
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Self-regulation or “you are the boss of you”

October 10, 2023 - So many people complain about national health issues that face our country today. Stress, PTSD, anxiety, depression, dia...
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Symbolism’s Relationship to Music

October 05, 2023 - Symbols can have strong meanings, and for that reason have been used for thousands of years to help convey messages, pas...
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We are the Architects of our own Health, Happiness, Well-being, Destiny or Fate

October 02, 2023 - When we start to realize that we are indeed the architects of our own health, happiness, well-being, destiny or fate, we...
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Which “Care” do You Invest Upon?

September 17, 2023 - – Healthcare (rely upon others to keep you healthy) – Self-care (assume control & responsibility for your well-being)...
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Mind and Body Exercises – It really is that simple!

July 28, 2023 - Subscribe I write often about topics that affect our health and well-being. Additionally, I teach and offer lec...
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Migraines – Triggered by Bright Light

July 18, 2023 - Bright light can be a triggering factor for migraine headaches in some individuals. The underlying physiological mechani...
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Become the Diamond, Leave the Coal Behind

July 09, 2023 - Humans are like a lump of coal (or carbon), where if put under enough pressure, we may transform into a diamond. I under...
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Thoughts Can Affect the Immune System

June 30, 2023 - Depression, anxiety, PTSD, OCD, ADHD, suicide, and many other mental ailments are all serious health concerns. And also...
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Unhealthy Healthcare Providers – An Irony That Needs to Change

June 27, 2023 - It is way past the time to take off the blinders and see US healthcare for what it is – SICKCARE There has been a s...
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Various Theories of Reflexology

June 23, 2023 - Reflexology is based on similar principles to acupuncture as well as some types of massage. Our bodies are mapped by mer...
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Exercise Affects: Anti-inflammatory Response, Growth Hormone Production & Cerebral Circulation

June 21, 2023 - Physical exercise can help to produce anti-inflammatory responses from the central nervous system. Physical exercise ca...
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Book 24 – Health & Wellness Graphic Reference Book

June 13, 2023 - My new reference book is now available on Amazon! Book 24 – Health & Wellness Graphic Reference Book (Health and Wellne...
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Profit vs. Ethics in the Big Pharma View of Business

June 09, 2023 - From a strictly financial perspective, it may be considered a good business strategy for a pharmaceutical company to gen...
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The Weakest Hand & Wrist Positions

June 06, 2023 - These graphic below images show the various hand and wrist positioning that aside form self-defense applications, are co...
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Head, Stomach, Feet (learn – process – implement)

June 02, 2023 - Many years ago, I was introduced to this concept of “ Head, Stomach, Feet,” a Taoist philosophy taught to me by my marti...
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How to Increase Hand Grip Strength – No Gym Required

May 30, 2023 - Most people do not exercise, only about 25% of the US population. Of those that do, very few exercise for specific outco...
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Assuming Responsibility for your Healthcare (sickcare) Decisions

May 26, 2023 - The predominant medical system in the US is the allopathic model. I have found from personal experience that this system...
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Box Breathing: A Method to Manage Stress

May 23, 2023 - So much inner conflict, anxiety, depression, PTSD. We have tools to combat this that don’t include pharmaceuticals, ther...
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Grip Strength Affects Overall Health & Wellness

May 19, 2023 - “ Weight-bearing exercises can help prevent osteoporosis by stimulating bone growth and increasing bone density. This is...
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Mind and Body Exercises – Heal the Body With the Mind, Heal the Mind by Engaging the Body

May 16, 2023 - Remember the Indiana Jones movies, where he found his father’s diary which had clues to his search for the Holy Grail?...
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Mindful Breathing Practices as an Option for Coping with Trauma

April 28, 2023 - This is yet another of my posts on my scholarly research into the benefits of exercise, and more specifically methods of...
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Yoga as a Treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

April 25, 2023 - This post continues my scholarly research into the benefits of exercise, and more specifically yoga, its sibling of qigo...
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Qigong – Heal the Mind With the Body – Detailed Description

April 21, 2023 - This is another post in my series of explaining qigong practices. Qi, Chi or Gi means air, energy or breath in Chinese a...
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Qigong – A Way to Heal the Mind, By Engaging the Body

April 18, 2023 - This is a continuation of my previous post of how we can use the knowledge within our thoughts to help to heal the ill,...
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Heal the Mind With the Body, Heal the Body With the Mind

April 15, 2023 - Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain. – Carl Jung Our culture is bro...
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US Infant Mortality Rate Explodes in Recent Years

April 02, 2023 - Anthropologists have studied and concluded that there are many varying perspectives and beliefs in defining what good he...
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The Gears of Life – Our Journey Around the Sun

March 28, 2023 - A universal truth cannot be easily disputed, as everyone can agree on some level with the facts in question. Other unive...
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Energy Vampire or Energy Sun -Which Are You?

March 26, 2023 - We have probably all meet people who when walking into a room, drain the energy of all in their company. Or conversely,...
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Luxury Taxing of Medical Procedures

March 21, 2023 - Tax US citizens for medical procedures due to relative lifestyle choices? This type of reasoning could also be used then...
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Performance Enhancing Drug Usage

March 17, 2023 - I have found that when athletes use PEDs (performance enhancing drugs) there is the possibility of side-effects from usi...
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Food Label Ambiguity

March 14, 2023 - Labeling on foods can often be misleading, vague, or complicated for the uninformed. I feel that this is a way that food...
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Underage Drinking and Smoking

March 10, 2023 - Underage drinking on US college campuses has skyrocketed over the last few years, as our youth and seemingly everyone, s...
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High Cholesterol Levels and Risk of Heart Disease

March 07, 2023 - People in Japan or southern European countries have one-half to one-third the risk of dying from heart disease in compar...
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We Wonder Why Our Population Is So Unhealthy

March 03, 2023 - – Depression (10%) and anxiety (63%) at all time highs (especially for teenage girls 60%) – Being overweight (30%), obe...
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All Working Together – The FDA, Big Pharma and US Academia – It’s All About the Money Baby!

February 28, 2023 - Dr. Jon Jureidini is a child psychiatrist in Australia. He is part of the Critical and Ethical Mental Health (CEMH), whi...
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Natural immunity to COVID ‘at least as high, if not higher’ than that from mRNA vaccine, study

February 24, 2023 - Not that long ago, even suggesting that natural immunity from previous COVID-19 infection would label someone as anti-va...
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Weight Loss Through Medication – A Magic Pill to Fix All Our Health Issues?

February 21, 2023 - It is quite possible that in the near future, drugs that are moderately effective in producing weight (fat) loss will be...
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Organic Foods – Know the Labels

February 17, 2023 - Just because food labels say the product is healthy, is it so? A concise glossary of food-label terminology: Natural:...
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Nutrients in Fruits and Vegetables Have Greatly Diminished

February 14, 2023 - Depletion of vitamins and minerals in the soil have lead to lower nutritional quality in fruits and vegetables. It take...
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Gratitude Practices to Cultivate Inner Peace and Happiness

February 08, 2023 - Our personal happiness has very much to do with having good health, adequate nutrition, positive social interactions, an...
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Fentanyl Overdose Spikes During Pandemic

February 03, 2023 - During the Covid-19 pandemic, more people were coping with its consequences by staying inside more, contributing to depr...
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Serious as a Heart Attack

January 31, 2023 - If you follow the news these days, it seems like people are dropping dead left and right. Violence, shootings, suicides,...
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Chakras, Dan Tiens & The Hierarchy of Needs

January 24, 2023 - Various theories exist as to how energy and thought manifest in physical form within and around the human body. These co...
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Salmon – Is it as Healthy as Experts Say?

January 20, 2023 - I try to pursue a healthy and nutritional diet, with salmon as a source of protein, fats and other vitamins. I do eat sa...
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Body-Based Health Practices & Cultural Challenges

January 17, 2023 - Depending upon which cultures are involved, specific different issues can be discussed. I will comment on Asian body-bas...
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Seasons Change, People Get Sick – Connect the Dots

January 13, 2023 - More people have been staying inside for much of the last 3 years, to avoid Covid19. As a consequence, people may now be...
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Herbs vs. Pharmaceuticals – Treatments for Covid-19

January 10, 2023 - I think one of the most relative and current issue facing the American “sickcare” system, is the use of herbs and/or pha...
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We Have More Than 5 Senses

January 06, 2023 - The more we understand how our mind and body function physiologically, the better we can manage our own health, fitness...
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Healthcare – Who Receives vs. Who Deserves

January 03, 2023 - When discussing public healthcare, the same issue seems to come about how much money is needed versus how much money is...
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A Neglected Mind And Body Recognizes No Amount of Wealth Nor Fame

January 01, 2023 - Happy New Year! Here we are again, making it through a full year of ups and downs – we call this life. Hopefully, we al...
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The Kinetic Chain – How Referred Pain Comes About

December 30, 2022 - If not having disease nor illness is our goal, we need to focus on being fit, well & healthy. Good health usually comes...
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Breathe Through Your Nose

December 27, 2022 - The Importance of Nose Breathing There is evidence that breathing through the nose, creates air oscillations which can...
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What is this Frankincense Stuff Anyway?

December 23, 2022 - The 3 Wise Men or Maji were said to have brought Jesus three gifts with spiritual meaning, being gold, frankincense and...
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Arnica – A Potentially Toxic Herb?

December 20, 2022 - Arnica flowers, Arnica montana, or wolf’s bane, is typically used in a tincture as an analgesic, antiseptic, anti-inflam...
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Challenges that are Currently Facing Complementary and Alternative Medicine

December 16, 2022 - I have commented on this topic in former discussions, specifically big pharmaceutical companies hindering expansion of t...
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Legalization of Marijuana – When Can I Start my own Business?

December 13, 2022 - Let’s explore some perspectives on where legalization of marijuana and how it is transforming the nation’s viewpoint on...
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Back Pain Management – Book 22

December 09, 2022 - Most people in the United States will experience back pain at some time in their lives. Causes of back pain are many, ra...
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Nitric Oxide – a Vital Key Messenger Molecule

December 06, 2022 - Nitric oxide (NO) is a vital key messenger molecule produced in the endothelium found inside our blood vessels. As a vas...
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Herbs & Pharmaceuticals – Risk vs. Benefits

December 02, 2022 - I find it very interesting how there are so many herbs, that we as humans push the limits of their benefits versus their...
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Data Shows That Obese Individuals More Likely to Get COVID-19

November 25, 2022 - Many months have gone by with the world and the United States dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Much has been learned...
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Learn How Stress Affects Our Bodies, to Better Manage Our Well-being

November 22, 2022 - How do you deal with stress? take a few deep breaths drink a few alcoholic beverages take pharmaceuticals consume so...
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Methods Used Within Traditional Chinese Medicine

November 18, 2022 - One of the various methods often prescribed in TCM is exercise/movement. Meditation, Tai chi and qigong are methods that...
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Relieve Stress, Tension and Headaches – Acupressure Methods

November 15, 2022 - Acupressure (no needles) and its parent of acupuncture (needles) from Traditional Chinese medicine, has been around for...
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What is Health?

November 08, 2022 - “Health is more than the absence of disease symptoms. The true goal is sustainable balance, as recognized by chiropracto...
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Not Your Basic Wrist Roller Exercise (Shim Yuk)

November 04, 2022 - Shim Yuk – A practice to engage the mind and body Health and fitness enthusiasts often are on the search for the next b...
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The 3 Healthcare Systems in the US

November 01, 2022 - The 3 Healthcare Systems in the US: 1 – “Health-care” which is truly “sick-care” 2 – “Self-care” 3 – “I Don’t Care”...
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Convalescence

October 28, 2022 - Excerpt from: Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy, by Kerry Bone Convalescence It is ironic that at the very tim...
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Witch Hazel – a brief review of this herb and its uses

October 25, 2022 - Witch Hazel: Common names for Witch Hazel are common witch hazel, Southern witch hazel, and witch-hazel. Having the sci...
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Mind & Body Exercises – the Original CrossFit Training

October 21, 2022 - Before there was Crossfit, there was isometric, aerobic and anaerobic training. Before there was functional training, ma...
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Cultural and Ethical Considerations in Mind-Body Medicine

October 18, 2022 - I have previously discussed herbs and some of the ways that people self-prescribe with no real education in herbs, or th...
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The Circadian Rhythm Affects Physiological Functions

October 14, 2022 - It is easy to see how the time of the day affects us. If you pay attention to it you will see the pattern. During a 24-h...
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Herbology – an Alternative to Allopathic Pharmaceutical Dependence

October 11, 2022 - There were seemingly various other healthcare modalities in existence in the US in the late 1800’s, such as homeopathy,...
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Address the Root Causes of Pain and Illness

October 03, 2022 - Allopathic, biomedicine or Western medicine are based upon treating illness through pharmaceuticals, surgery, and other...
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Seek the Right Teacher

September 11, 2022 - If you need to improve your balance, seek someone who can demonstrate balance. If you need to improve your bone strengt...
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The Rules for Being Human

August 31, 2022 - These ‘Life-Rules’ by Cherie Carter-Scott, from her book, “ If Life is a Game, These are the Rules”. When you were born,...
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Methods to Relieve Sciatica & Lower Back Pain

August 29, 2022 - A key concept in relieving pain is to increase flexibility (range of motion) while building strength, to provide stabil...
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Cause and Effect – Person Responsibility for Health & Well-being

August 21, 2022 - “Follow the science”…..maybe also “follow the data”. Move beyond thinking that your health and well-being are someone e...
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How Did Allopathic Medicine’s Monopoly Come to Exist in the US?

August 16, 2022 - Iatrogenesis – 3rd Leading Cause of Death in US Meriam-Webster defines iatrrogenesis as “inadvertent and preventable ind...
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True, Right, and Correct

August 05, 2022 - I have engaged in quite a few discussions regarding “truth” with others over my years. I have learned from my observatio...
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Wellness & Fitness Graphic Booklets Available on Amazon

July 31, 2022 - I am finally self-published on Amazon! I call this my legacy project. I am trying to document with text and graphics, mu...
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Tummo, ‘inner fire’ meditation

July 22, 2022 - Many of the posts here have discussed some of the mental or spiritual benefits of Tibetan Meditations. If appears as the...
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Basic Concepts of Ayurveda

July 18, 2022 - Ayurveda, meaning the “knowledge of life”, has been practiced for over 3000 years. Perhaps modern society and culture ca...
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Ritual Postures

July 11, 2022 - I saw many similarities with the ritual body postures from Felicitas Goodman and my own practices of qigong and daoyin (...
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Iron Palm / Iron Body Conditioning

July 04, 2022 - Iron Palm Conditioning started with Shaolin Monks practicing methods to make the hands. legs, and feet, feel as strong a...
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Herbal Extracts for Longevity & Healing

July 01, 2022 - Traditional herbal extracts consisting of various liniments, tinctures, teas, etc. are known for their unique properties...
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Tibetan Meditation – basics

June 27, 2022 - Tibetan medicine seeks to draw attention to the relationship in balancing aspects of the mind, body, and behavior. Medit...
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Singing Bowls Meditation

June 24, 2022 - A singing bowl or standing bell, are mostly crystal or metal alloy bowls where, by rubbing a mallet around the bowl’s ou...
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Herbal Tinctures for Pain Management

June 20, 2022 - Why Conventional Methods Don’t Fix Chronic Pain Issues When in pain, receptors become oversensitive requiring ever incr...
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Creative Meditation

June 17, 2022 - There needs to be a mental intention behind whatever practice one chooses to pursue. Sometimes people get so hung up wit...
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Chart of Various Herbal Preparations

June 13, 2022 - Traditional herbal extracts consisting of various liniments, tinctures, teas, etc. are known for their unique properties...
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Vicious Cycle of Poor Posture

June 10, 2022 - Poor posture and relative lifestyle habits are a topic I write about often, as these are such integral components in avo...
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Moxibustion – Basic Theory

June 03, 2022 - Traditional Chinese Medicine Method of Moxibustion Moxibustion is the method of burning Mugwort (Ai Ye) or other herbs...
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Americans are Severely Vitamin D Deficient

May 30, 2022 - Vitamin D Deficiency at Epidemic Levels The US, and many of the world, have been facing an epidemic of vitamin D defici...
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We are the Architects of our own Health or Illness, Destiny or Fate

May 27, 2022 - Perception & Physiology All of our senses are a pathway into our inner pharmacy where tonic thoughts produce tonic chem...
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Silk Reeling Exercises

May 20, 2022 - Silk Reeling refers to internal (neigong) movement principles practiced in traditional styles of Tai Chi, especially emp...
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The Fascia Trains (connective tissue)

May 13, 2022 - The human body consists of trillions of cells, all surrounded by a somewhat fluid network of connective tissue called fa...
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The 3 Healthcare Systems in the US

May 09, 2022 - The 3 Healthcare Systems in the US “Healthcare” which is truly “Sick-care” “Self-care” “I Don’t Care “ “Healthca...
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Osteoporosis (bone mass loss) – What You Can Do About It

May 05, 2022 - Last years of 2020 & 2021 were pretty rough year for most of the world population regarding health and wellness. While s...
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Meditation for Kids – Plant Good Seeds

May 03, 2022 - I especially like the idea of getting children involved in meditating at a young age. Teaching kids how to manage their...
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Science, Where to Follow What Fits Your Viewpoints

April 29, 2022 - Coffee is bad for you, but studies show that it might be good for you. Cow’s milk is good for humans, unless you read t...
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Regular Exercise Improves Many Common Ailments

April 26, 2022 - consistent activity is a key factor in reducing disease If we are led to believe that the US has the most wealth, the b...
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Stress Response Leads to Obesity, Depression and Even More Stress

April 22, 2022 - We all know what stress is, but how does it manifest and what can we do to manage it? If we are to grow a garden, do...
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Is Better Health a Priority in the US?

April 19, 2022 - In the words of Dr. Jerome Adams from 2020, the former surgeon general of the United States, “You know what will make yo...
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Insight Meditation (Vipassana)

April 14, 2022 - Insight Meditation (Vipassana) You should sit in meditation for twenty minutes every day unless you’re too busy. Then y...
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The Seven Energy Centers (Chakras)

April 10, 2022 - The Seven Energy Centers (Chakras) Chakra is a Sanskrit word that means “wheel.” Chakras and Dimensions are the same th...
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Why Practice Meditation?

April 06, 2022 - Why Practice Meditation? My definition of meditation is practices where an individual train their mind to achieve a mod...
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We Know What Needs to be Done

April 04, 2022 - Choices – we almost always have choices. However, we usually don’t like the options. – junk & fast food vs. healthy u...
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Managing High Blood Pressure Using Qigong Practices

April 02, 2022 - Managing High Blood Pressure Using Qigong Practices High blood pressure or hypertension (HTN) is a major public health...
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Our Breath is the Link to the Mind-Body Connection

March 29, 2022 - Our Breath is the Link to the Mind-Body Connection Our mental, physical and spiritual health – all comes down to the qu...
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Chiropractic and Naturopathic Medicine – a basic summary

March 25, 2022 - Chiropractic and Naturopathic Medicine – a basic summary In 1895 Daniel David Palmer founded chiropractic healthcare ba...
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Trust is Earned, and Often Lost

March 22, 2022 - Trust or Faith? The American people have lost their trust (based on what can be seen from actions) in our leaders and e...
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Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) – Brief summary

March 19, 2022 - Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) are probably the two oldest systems of healthcare practiced throughout t...
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Where the Rubber Hits the Road – Personal Responsibility

March 15, 2022 - Personal Responsibility We are here…right here where the rubber hits the road. When the action really begi...
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Intro to Transcendental Meditation

March 12, 2022 - The Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (1917-2008) is known to have founded Transcendental Meditation or simply TM, inspired from his...
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Short Podcast Interview on Tai Chi & Qigong

March 09, 2022 - Listen to my short podcast interview regarding mind & body exercises such as tai chi and its parents of qigong and ultim...
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Music & Sound Can Affect Health

March 06, 2022 - Mantras when practiced with transcendental meditation are repeated in our inner dialogue, but can be practiced with or w...
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Conspiracy Mentality – huh, what is this?

March 01, 2022 - Conspiracy mentality is a generalized belief that secret and powerful forces aspire to control or rule the world. A lack...
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Good Health and Well-being Doesn’t Just Happen

February 25, 2022 - Good health and well-being doesn’t just happen. Rather being mindful of your lifestyle choices of diet, exercise/activit...
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Practice a Body Scan Meditation

February 22, 2022 - Top 10 Benefits of Meditation: Reduced Stress. Emotional Balance. Increased Focus. Reduced Pain. Reduced Anxiety....
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Herbs as Botanical Medicine

February 20, 2022 - Herbs have been used for thousands of years worldwide, as the main source of primary medicine. While it is easy to debat...
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History of Modern Medicine’s Monopoly in US Healthcare

February 16, 2022 - Modern medicine, also referred to as Western, allopathic or biomedicine, has roots in the US starting in the late 1800’s...
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Tobacco, Cigarettes & Vaping Use – Yes, this still is deadly!

February 07, 2022 - It boggles my mind that the FDA recently authorized e-cigarettes for US consumption, as they see vaping products as a be...
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Humans Have Become Disconnected From Nature

February 02, 2022 - Humans having gradually been losing their connection with nature. It did not happen overnight, but maybe most apparently...
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Physical Activity Effects on COVID-19

January 30, 2022 - A root concept of healthcare for literally thousands of years, but apparently dismissed for the last 2 years: PHYSICAL...
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Therapeutic Benefits of Singing Bowls

January 24, 2022 - Therapeutic Benefits of Singing Bowls Illness and diseases such as addiction, mental health issues, heart disease, diab...
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Thai Yoga Massage

January 22, 2022 - Thai massage seems to work heavily with the physical concept of myofascial release, that can be seen in Rolfing and othe...
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Stand Here, No Here, Over There, Not Here…

January 19, 2022 - Stand Here, No Here, Over There, Not Here… The quest continues to pursue a return to “normal” in spite of the ever-chan...
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Acupressure for Common Ailments (online lecture)

January 16, 2022 - Watch my lecture on acupressure, where I discuss the theories and concepts behind TCM, the placebo/nocebo effect, self-c...
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A New Year’s Commitment to Improve Your Life (Using The 8-Step Path)

January 12, 2022 - A Method to Pursue Mind, Body & Spirit Harmony – The 8-Step Path Quite often I hear people talking about wanting to pur...
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Acupressure for Common Ailments

January 10, 2022 - Acupressure (no needles) and its parent of acupuncture (needles) from Traditional Chinese medicine, has been around for...
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Who Does the FDA Really Work For?

January 09, 2022 - Why do food companies seem to have more rights than consumers, when it comes to disclosing what ingredients are in parti...
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You can only give out what you yourself have an abundance of.

January 06, 2022 - I have learned a bit about energetics over the years from my massage therapists as well as my martial arts/qigong teache...
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Good Body Mechanics, Brings Good Posture

January 02, 2022 - I have found that in order to manage posture issues, it helps to have some type of physical exercise program that is gea...
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Is Better Health a Priority in the US? (1 year later; has anything changed?)

December 30, 2021 - I posted this article of mine almost 1 year ago. I thought it would be interesting to re-post and re-visit to contemplat...
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Weak People Create Hard Times – and here we are! Yin & Yang in All Things

December 27, 2021 - A new year comes, another new cycle begins. I think most would agree that this is true. Nature demonstrates patterns (un...
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New Year’s Resolution vs. A Commitment to Yourself

December 26, 2021 - If you are not striving to grow as a human being every day, you are consequently dying a little bit every day. Nature an...
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How Our Body Responds to Stress – The General Adaptation Syndrome

December 23, 2021 - Feeling stressed out? We are living in what some people feel, is the most stressful time in their lifetimes. I find it...
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Ginger and its Many Benefits

December 20, 2021 - No time like right now, to invest in taking better care of your immune system. Ginger has been my “go to” herb for decad...
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The Greatest Gift You Can Give, is a Healthy You

December 17, 2021 - Gifts like diamonds, iPhones, clothes, and maybe even food on the table, all might be very nice and thoughtful gifts. Bu...
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Why is There Resistance to Alternative Healthcare Methods?

December 14, 2021 - American society and culture are very much dependent upon Western allopathic medicine which relies on scientific proof o...
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Strive to have a “relationship with your physical body”

December 09, 2021 - Strive to have a “relationship with your physical body”. I think often times people hear about the mind, body and spirit...
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Qigong, Martial Arts & Yoga – the original CrossFit & functional training methods

December 05, 2021 - Qigong, Martial Arts & Yoga – the original CrossFit & functional training methods, dating back thousands of years. US h...
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The Cost of Treating Cystic Fibrosis

November 30, 2021 - “Each year in the United States about 30,000 babies are born with cystic fibrosis, a disease that causes severe lung and...
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FDA/EPA – guardians of the consumer or a shill for Big Pharma & Medical?

November 28, 2021 - Should these products have been approved in the 1st place? I realize not everyone has health issues from these items, bu...
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Vitamin D – 6 Things You Didn’t Know

November 26, 2021 - More people have been staying inside for months now, to avoid Covid19. As a consequence, people may now be suffering mor...
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FDA, Food & Drug Companies – Overuse of Antibiotics in the Food Chain

November 24, 2021 - Good information regarding the FDA, drug and food companies who are all contributing to chemicals allowed into the Ameri...
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The Gradual Decline of Physical Education in Schools and Relevance to Adult Health

August 17, 2021 - I thought I’d share my perspective on this subject of state of American health. Mostly just my opinion from my experienc...
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Health is wealth, plain and simple.

August 08, 2021 - Health is wealth, plain and simple. Many of the chronic diseases in the US are somewhat preventable from lifestyle chan...
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Change Your Thoughts – Change Your Chemistry

July 12, 2021 - What You Think Affects Your Health Every thought, has an emotional attachment on some level. Positive emotions keep org...
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Tai Chi, Qigong & Martial Arts for Better Health & Wellness

July 06, 2021 - If you have 10-minutes to spare, watch my video showing and explaining why tai chi, gigong and martial arts exercises fo...
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Yoga, Qigong & Tai Chi – share the same root origin

July 04, 2021 - Yoga, Qigong & Tai Chi – share the same root origin. Most people are not familiar with the origins of tai chi being fro...
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Mindfullness Used to be called “Paying Attention” (1-hour lecture on Tai Chi)

June 15, 2021 - Years back, mindfulness was called paying attention. Some smart marketers decided that “paying attention” could be re-b...
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Self-defense Skills – Becoming a Thing of the Past

June 06, 2021 - Most people cannot defend themselves in a physical confrontation. Few people exercise or stay active (only about 23%...
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A Healthy Spine Makes a Happy Person

May 25, 2021 - Why do most people not take care of their spine, until they have back issues? Not having back pain, does not necessar...
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Is Returning to “Normal” Really a Good Thing?

May 17, 2021 - Is Returning to “Normal” Really a Good Thing? If not being sick is the goal, we need to focus on being fit, well &...
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Root Causes of Illness

May 10, 2021 - Pain is inevitable. Suffering is an option. It is often very difficult to live a comfortable life, when someone has s...
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Heal the Body With the Mind – Heal the Mind With the Body

May 03, 2021 - Heal the Body With the Mind (knowledge of how the body works) Heal the Mind With the Body (skillful practices that enga...
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Root Causes of Chronic Pain

April 27, 2021 - Be well! I teach and encourage people how to live a healthy lifestyle. Learn how this works and relates to your health...
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Get your jab, and if you behave you get a FREE cookie!

April 26, 2021 - WOW, free goodies from Budweiser, Junior’s Cheesecake, Krispy Kreme, Nathan’s Hot Dogs, White Castle and others for gett...
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Viscious Cycle of Healthcare Mentality

April 19, 2021 - Allopathic medicine or allopathy is a health care system in which medical doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other health...
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Qigong for Stress Management and Effects on the Autonomic Nervous System

April 13, 2021 - Stress has become known as one of the main factors contributing to the top causes of human death. Heart disease, cancer,...
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The 5 Element Theory – Various Manifestations

April 13, 2021 - The 5 Phases Theory (Wu Xing) Ancient Chinese scholars from thousands of years ago, recognized continuous patterns of c...
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What is Qi?

April 12, 2021 - Qi is pronounced as “chee” and means “breath” in Chinese. Other definitions are vitality, energy, force, air, vapor. Qi...
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Excessive Sitting Can Cause Chronic Pain

March 15, 2021 - Many people have been sitting much more this last year while working at home, online classes and in general less physica...
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What Type of House Have We Built?

March 01, 2021 - It is almost always easier to maintain something than to fix it once it has broken. The same is true for maintaining hea...
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40 Minutes of Exercise to Offset 10 Hours of Sitting

January 30, 2021 - “Up to 40 minutes of “moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity” every day is about the right amount to balance o...
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The 6 Stages of Fever Related Diseases (from a TCM perspective)

January 27, 2021 - Ancient Chinese scholars of the time approximately from 1600-1000 BC, recognized continuous patterns of change and trans...
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Vitamin D Metabolism & Deficiency

January 26, 2021 - Vitamin D Metabolism Vitamin D3 or cholecalciferol is produced in the skin initiated from sunlight UVB radiation or abs...
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The Effects of Exercise on Joint & Bone Strength

January 22, 2021 - The Effects of Exercise on Joint & Bone Strength The joints of our body are composed of two or more bones joining toget...
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Self-awareness Can be Developed

January 19, 2021 - Self-awareness Can be Developed! How aware are you, of seeing yourself for who your truly are? Can you see every line,...
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Fight or Flight, Rest & Digest – Managing Stress

January 18, 2021 - Stress in managed within the human body through the nervous system. More specifically the interaction between the sympat...
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Learning Before Earning

January 15, 2021 - Learning Before Earning Seems like a fairly simple concept, right? For example, in the US an individual needs to go th...
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Can You Easily Stand on One Leg?

January 13, 2021 - Can you easily stand on one leg? Why would you even care to do this? If you can easily stand and balance on one leg for...
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Poor Diet – A Root Cause of Illness

January 11, 2021 - We really need to move beyond the thought that we can eat whatever the heck we care to, with no consequences. US Obesity...
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The 5 Pillars of Health – Things We Can Manage

January 11, 2021 - We often talk about how important our mind, body, spirit, relationships, etc. are the most important things in our lives...
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Taming the Inner Dialogue

January 10, 2021 - We have an inner mental dialogue going on inside our head that mostly never stops. Often referred to as self-talk, inner...
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Slower Breathing & How Physiologically it is a Key Component in Longevity

January 07, 2021 - How Deep Breathing Affects Your Health Deeper breathing is a key component to having a long and healthy life. Through f...
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Happy New Year! Now get to work.

January 02, 2021 - Happy New Year! New Year’s resolutions are seldom kept. Rather, make a promise or commitment to yourself to maintain a...
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Obesity and COVID-19

December 07, 2020 - Science shows that obesity leads to comorbidities (multiple chronic ailments), and those most at risk of contracting COV...
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Yang Style 24 tai chi

December 06, 2020 - Tai Chi is a powerful art of immense depth consisting of exercise, self-defense and philosophy. The “sets” or “forms” ar...
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Health is Wealth

December 01, 2020 - A balanced mind, body & spirit make a person wealthy in being healthy! Exercising to achieve performance or attractiven...
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Protect Your Bones With Tai Chi

November 29, 2020 - As people continue to stay indoors more, many are becoming less active and also more susceptible to vitamin D3 deficienc...
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Stay Healthy by Living Healthy

November 28, 2020 - Stay Healthy by Living Healthy Harvard Medical School – recommends taking care of your immune system. Stay healthy by l...
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Happy Thanksgiving!

November 25, 2020 - Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy your holidays, but make good choices! As most of the country continues to struggle with the c...
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Qigong for the Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation of COVID-19 Infection in Older Adults

November 17, 2020 - I have been practicing qigong since I was 16 years old; teaching it since I was 19. I have 1st hand experience that it w...
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Some Covid-19 Measures Might Actually Make You More At Risk

November 16, 2020 - There is a Vicious Cycle of Covid-19 and Lifestyle Consequences Some of the measures being taken, are actually increasi...
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Is Modern Western Medicine any better than Traditional Chinese Medicine?

November 15, 2020 - Is Modern Western Medicine any better than Traditional Chinese Medicine? By James Moltzan People in general, do not li...
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Discipline the Mind to Discipline the Body

November 10, 2020 - Self-discipline Can be Developed. Anything of value is always going to require some amount of sacrifice of time, effort...
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BaguaZhang (8 trigram palm)

November 09, 2020 - Bagua, Baguazhang, Bagwa, Pakua, Walking Meditation or “walking of the circle” are all names for this style of Kung Fu t...
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Key points for my classes

November 03, 2020 - Eat healthier – less junk, salt and alcohol. More fruit & vegetables Be more active – get off the couch, away from the...
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3 Internal Martial Arts

October 05, 2020 - 3 Internal Martial Arts – Tai Chi, BaguaZhang & Hsing Yi Tai Chi, (TaiJi, Tai Chi Ch’uan), Pa Kua (BaGuaZhang), Hsing Y...
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Osteoporosis and Osteopenia (bone porosity & bone loss)

October 04, 2020 - Osteoporosis and Osteopenia (bone porosity & bone loss) Are you age 40 or older? If so, you might want to make sure...
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Grow Older, But Also Grow Wiser

September 09, 2020 - We all grow older, but do we ever really grow up? Growing up usually refers to being more responsible, more independent,...
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Preventable Deaths in the US

September 01, 2020 - Preventable Deaths in the US A perspective of top causes of death in the US and that most are somewhat preventable thro...
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Why Exercise Your Whole Body?

August 29, 2020 - Why Exercise Your Whole Body? “I run everyday, but my knees and back always ache.” “Stretching is great for my hamstri...
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Learning Options

August 24, 2020 - Learning Options Qigong, Tai Chi & Wellness lectures, seminars & discussions. These events are for a 1-hour, consisting...
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Cause & Effects of Sleep Quality

August 19, 2020 - Here is another post digging deeper into: The Importance of a Good Night’s Rest What we do during the waking hours, ofte...
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Daily Energy Flow in the 12 Main Meridians

August 16, 2020 - The Horary Clock (Circadian Rhythm) – 24 Hour Qi Flow Though the Meridians Here is another graphic presentati...
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Americans Get Heavier

August 15, 2020 - A root cause of the health issues in the U.S. is the poor quality of food and the amount we consume. This is complicated...
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Crime is Surging in US cities

August 14, 2020 - Use Knowledge, Not Fear Learn Basic Self-defense Skills – We live in a very different world than when we...
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How Well Do You Sleep?

August 13, 2020 - How Well Do You Sleep? Are you low on energy? Hard to focus throughout the day? Many chronic illnesses can be attribute...
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The 5 Element Theory – the 5 Seasons of Life

August 12, 2020 - The 5 Element Theory – the 5 Seasons of Life This post is a continuation of the 5 Element Theory showing another mani...
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How to Breathe Deeper

August 12, 2020 - How to Breathe Deeper Take a deep breath, relax. Do you? Can you? Often when someone tells someone else to relax by...
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The 5 Element Theory

August 10, 2020 - The 5 Element Theory (Wu Xing) Most people are looking for some type of balance and harmony within their lives. Often...
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Consistent Exercise Affects the Body & Mind

August 10, 2020 - “My back is stiff and seems to ache all the time.” “Stretching with yoga and qigong can help this!” “My feet and hands...
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The Meaning of the 8 Trigrams and Bagua

August 07, 2020 - The Meaning of the 8 Trigrams and Bagua The following is a very basic explanation of the The Meaning of the 8 Trigrams...
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The Small or Microcosmic Circulation

August 06, 2020 - The Small or Microcosmic Circulation The Small Circulation, Small Circle, or the Microcosmic Orbit, is the practice of...
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Basic Shoulder Anatomy & Low Impact Exercises to Increase Strength & Range of Motion

August 06, 2020 - Basic Shoulder Anatomy & Low Impact Exercises to Increase Strength & Range of Motion Often people experience shoulder i...
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How Deep Breathing Affects Your Health

August 04, 2020 - How Deep Breathing Affects Your Health Deeper breathing is a key component to having a long and healthy life. Through f...
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Effects of Stress on the Body

August 04, 2020 - Effects of Stress on the Body Stress effects the emotions. Emotions effect the sympathetic nervous system which ch...
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Benefits of Consistent Exercise

August 03, 2020 - Stay active, eat quality food and manage emotions and stress – 3 key elements to maintaining good health. And it doesn’t...
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Is Our Health Really a Priority in the US?

August 01, 2020 - Ask any citizen in the US if their health and their family’s is a priority and the response will be something like, “wel...
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Neuroplasticity – Reroute, Rewire, Reorganize Your Brain

July 30, 2020 - The brain has the ability to continuously form, change and relocate new neural connections to different neural networks...
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Another graphic representation of the 24 Hour Qi Flow Though the Meridians

July 30, 2020 - The Horary Clock (Circadian Rhythm) Another graphic representation of the 24 Hour Qi Flow Though the Meridians...
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The Horary Clock (Circadian Rhythm) – 24 Hour Qi Flow Though the Meridians

July 28, 2020 - The Horary Clock (Circadian Rhythm) – 24 Hour Qi Flow Though the Meridians Understanding how the human body works a...
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The Back Shu Acuppoints

July 27, 2020 - The Back Shu Acuppoints – There are 12 Back Shu points on the bladder energy meridian, that correspond to each of t...
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24 Yang Style Tai Chi

July 26, 2020 - What are “forms” or “sets” of Tai Chi Exercises? Tai Chi is a powerful art of immense depth consisting of exercise, sel...
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The 12 Primary Energy Meridians & The 8 Extraordinary Vessels

July 24, 2020 - The 12 Primary Energy Meridians & The 8 Extraordinary Vessels Within Chinese Medicine, there exists the theory of the...
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The 36 Noble Stances (moving qigong set)

July 23, 2020 - The 36 Noble Stances Noble stances are a combination of various stances from different styles of Chinese martial arts....
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Deep Breathing Benefits

July 23, 2020 - Breathing Deeper – more than just more oxygen Learning how to regulate the breath is truly one of the key components to...
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Moving Qigong (tae guk chung set #1)

July 16, 2020 - How deep you breathe directly affects your health! And it is FREE, doesn’t require a prescription, no special clothes no...
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The Cross Crawl Concept

July 08, 2020 - Opposition or contralateral, in regards to body movement or mechanics, means that opposite sides of the body work togeth...
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Taoist Yoga – Dao Yi – Ship Pal Gye – Noble Stances

July 08, 2020 - So many ways to strengthen the whole body, with low-impact and safe exercises for the mind, body & spirit. No equipment,...
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Ship Pal Gye – A method to increase the capacity of your nervous system!

July 07, 2020 - Ship Pal Gye (Korean name for 18 qi exercises) A method to increase the capacity of your nervous system! Watch the vid...
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Low-impact Core Training – using qigong & martial arts exercises

July 06, 2020 - Low-impact Core Training – using qigong & martial arts exercises The following facets are facets of martial arts an...
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Poor Circulation Starts in the Toes & Fingers

July 02, 2020 - Poor circulation or Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) is the restriction of blood flow to the arteries of the arms and l...
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The 8 Expressions of Tai Chi

July 01, 2020 - Next class will be on July 3rd, 11:30am-12:30pm at Winter Park Presbyterian Church. We have been focusing on the The 8 E...
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The 5 Root Powers of Tai Chi

June 30, 2020 - Having self-awareness of where ones center of gravity is located during any activity, is a key component to maintaining...
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pH Balance & Effects

June 29, 2020 - You are what you eat, think and how you move (or don’t) move your body. If your diet is mostly acidic foods, your organs...
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Increase the Capacity of Your Nervous System!

June 27, 2020 - Increase the Capacity of Your Nervous System! By holding the body in specific alignments, the nervous system is strengt...
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Breathing Deeper – more than just more oxygen!

June 17, 2020 - Breathing Deeper – more than just more oxygen Learning how to regulate the breath is truly one of the key components...
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Moving Breathing Exercises (qigong) 8 Pieces of Brocade

June 14, 2020 - Moving Breathing Exercises (qigong) 8 Pieces of Brocade Eight Pieces of Brocade or 8 Sections of Silk, is said to h...
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The 8 Pieces of Brocade

June 12, 2020 - Today’s online FREE class: Moving Breathing Exercises (qigong) 8 Pieces of Brocade Eight Pieces of Brocade or 8...
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Nothing is Ever Just Black & White

June 11, 2020 - Yin and Yang – a very old concept that has been studied for thousands of years by many cultures. Every thing exists i...
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BaguaZhang (basic exercises)

June 08, 2020 - “Workout” is to exercise to stay healthy with no specific goals. “Training” is what some do, for a specific goal...
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Warrior – Scholar – Sage

June 07, 2020 - Warrior – Scholar – Sage 3 distinct mindsets and/or phases, when it comes to training and self-improvement. However...
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There are Many Ways to Train the Body, Mind & Spirit!

May 29, 2020 - There are Many Ways to Train the Body, Mind & Spirit! Sword and weapons training is considered somewhat advanced instru...
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The Importance of Exercising Within the 3 Anatomical Planes

May 27, 2020 - Today’s discussion: The Importance of Exercising in 3D Avoid injury, rehab an existing chronic issue or just feel bette...
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The 3 Treasures – Mind, Body & Spirit

May 27, 2020 - The 3 Treasures – Mind, Body & Spirit The most valuable things that we all possess. Without these 3, we have no family,...
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Move the Body Within 3 Anatomical Planes

May 19, 2020 - Low-impact mobility of the 9 main joints, in the 3 anatomical planes using time-proven ancient exercise methods – The...
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The 5 Phases of Life & Methods to Have Strong Joints

May 14, 2020 - Today’s detailed discussion: The 5 Phases of Life & Methods to Have Strong Joints Would you wear a winter coat to the...
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Increase Your Mobility & Stability

May 13, 2020 - Many of you who have known me over the years, know me to be a bit passionate and meticulous about my studying, practicin...
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Improve Stability & Balance

May 11, 2020 - Better balance and stability in the human body – how does this come about? 1) Make a commitment to yourself to exercise...
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Dynamic Tension – Tai Yu

May 07, 2020 - Dynamic tension – using your own body to create resistance for building strength, flexibility, balance, etc. Watch and f...
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Tao Yin – Swallow Returns to Nest (moving qigong) detailed instruction

May 05, 2020 - Today’s online exercise: Tao Yin – Swallow Returns to Nest A side effect of the current pandemic crisis – some people h...
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Deep and Deliberate Breathing – video 2

May 04, 2020 - A Key Factor for Well-being – Breathing Deeper and More Deliberately – FREE detailed class on how to practice deep breat...
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Tensegrity Relationship to the Human Body

May 01, 2020 - One part moves, all parts move. It really is that simple. Muscles, bones, fascia and the mind engaged. These parts are a...
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How to Breathe Deeper and More Deliberately

April 24, 2020 - How to Breathe Deeper and More Deliberately – FREE detailed class on how to practice deep breathing in order to relieve...
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Making Time to Exercise

April 21, 2020 - Making Time to Exercise We don’t find time to exercise or do tasks we don’t thoroughly enjoy doing. Rather we “make tim...
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Time to Avoid Excuses Towards Your Life!

April 20, 2020 - Time to Avoid Excuses Towards Your Life! Currently, many of us seem to have a lot of extra time on our hands. But we...
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Why I Share, What I Have Learned

April 19, 2020 - Why I Share, What I Have Learned I made my commitment many years ago to learn, study, practice and teach fitness an...
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A Method to Pursue Mind, Body & Spirit Harmony – The 8-Step Path

April 15, 2020 - A Method to Pursue Mind, Body & Spirit Harmony – The 8-Step Path A long-understood method of achieving harmony between...
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Relieving Chronic Lower Back Pain

April 14, 2020 - Relieving Chronic Lower Back Pain Most people in the United States will experience back pain at some time in their live...
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The Modern Dilution of the Mind, Body & Spirit Connection

April 08, 2020 - The Modern Dilution of the Mind, Body & Spirit Connection Mind B ody Spirit Often times we hear of the mind, body an...
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People Don’t Ail From Lack of Muscle Tone

April 07, 2020 - Toned arms, a flat stomach, a well sculpted physique – are all very nice to have, at the very least on the cosmetic leve...
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Today’s FREE class: Wrist Exercises for flexibility & strength

April 02, 2020 - Today’s FREE class: Wrist Exercises for flexibility & strength Often times people don’t realize how little flexibili...
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Today’s FREE class – Qigong Exercises for the Mind & Body

March 31, 2020 - Today’s FREE class – Qigong Exercises for the Mind & Body Most people are unaware of what qigong is. “Qi” is Chines...
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Stress & the Benefits of Deep Deliberate Breathing

March 31, 2020 - Most people breathe too shallow and too quickly! Western medicine has acknowledged in recent years, that stress has an...
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Opening of the Small Circulation Exercises

March 29, 2020 - Stress is known to compromise the immune system. Tai Chi and qigong (yoga) are exercises that have passed the test of ti...
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Yoga – 70 Beginning & Intermediate poses

March 28, 2020 - 70 Yoga Poses (beginner & intermediate) When I first stated learning these almost 40 years in a martial arts school, th...
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FREE Online Exercise Classes

March 26, 2020 - Now that the coronavirus has the better portion of our country sidelined from exercising or staying active, some people...
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Tai Chi & Qigong – Methods to Stay Healthy

March 26, 2020 - Tai Chi & Qigong – methods to stay healthy Doesn’t require leaving you home. Doesn’t require a gym membership. No nee...
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What You Think Affects Your Health

March 24, 2020 - Many cultures have known this for thousands of years. Western medicine has acknowledged in recent years, how stress has...
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Layers of Energetic Anatomy

March 20, 2020 - Here is a graphical presentation of how the various layers of human anatomy, and the energetic anatomy of Traditional Ch...
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Do you know how you will react, if facing danger?

March 12, 2020 - If you have never driven a car, how do you know if you can actually get it moving and then navigate safely? If you...
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Use Knowledge, Not Fear – Basic Self-defense Skills

March 08, 2020 - Anyone have college-age kids, who could benefit from some basic self-defense skills as well as situational awareness? We...
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Breathing Exercises, Moving Qigong & Tai Chi Fundamentals

February 26, 2020 - Class of 02-24-2020 – Breathing Exercises – Moving Qigong – Tai Chi Fundamentals I post many video clips and other...
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Moving Qigong – opening & filling the 8 extraordinary vessels

February 25, 2020 - Moving Qigong – opening & filling the 8 extraordinary vessels What if you could perform exercises pretty much anywhere,...
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A Balanced Life – One Perspective

February 18, 2020 - Often I hear or read about the discussion of the mind, body & spirit connection, or achieving the harmony of all three....
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The new healthcare program is actually the old program – self care.

February 13, 2020 - The new healthcare program is actually the old program – self care. Get your body moving, breathe deep and engage your m...
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Posture & Symmetry Affect the Body & Mind

February 12, 2020 - Which side do you favor? Do you have a stronger side? A weaker side you avoid? A faster side you use for activities?...
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One part moves, all parts move

February 11, 2020 - One part moves, all parts move – is a concept behind tai chi and its forms (exercises). Movements from the fing...
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Methods to Achieve a Healthier Mind, Body & Spirit

February 07, 2020 - Good health is earned. Good or poor health always comes at a cost whether in time, effort, resources, sacrifice or some...
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Good health, fitness and wellness are a way of life; a lifestyle choice.

January 27, 2020 - You are YOUR healthcare program. You are YOUR home gym. Good health, fitness and wellness are a way of life; a lifestyle...
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New Year’s Commitments

December 25, 2019 - Start a new New Year’s traditional by stopping the usual New Year’s resolution shenanigans, which usually last a day, a...
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Your Health is Not Someone Else’s Responsibility!

December 11, 2019 - No one should care more about your health and well-being than you, right? If you need help getting started, contact 407...
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It Really is That Simple

December 09, 2019 - What you spend time thinking out about, directly affects your mental and physical well-being! It really is that simple:...
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Seasons of Life

December 06, 2019 - Sometimes we forget how much our lives are dependent upon the seasons of the year. Not just what jacket to wear or which...
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Beginning Dao Yin Exercise

December 05, 2019 - Sanskrit, Chinese and Korean terminology: – Qi, Chi or Gi = air, energy or breath – Gong or Kung = work or effort – Q...
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Never Stop Learning

December 04, 2019 - Martial arts has so many facets, that many people are unaware of. Having been around this learning environment for almos...
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Do Nothing or Do Something!

December 01, 2019 - So you might have some chronic pain issues, persistent balance problems (physically and/or mentally) or maybe even a neg...
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The Interrelationship of Yoga, Qigong, DaoYin & Tai Chi

October 29, 2019 - Sanskrit, Chinese and Korean terminology: – Qi, Chi or Gi = air, energy or breath – Gong or Kung = work or effort – Q...
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Peek Inside – Journey Around the Sun

October 17, 2019 - A sneak peek inside, to see what “Journey Around the Sun” is all about. This is part of my ongoing project to document...
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Wellness Options

October 14, 2019 - Many ailments and side effects of illness/injuries can be improved, by moving your body on a regular basis. Low impact –...
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Energetic Anatomy

October 01, 2019 - Often times people exercise their bodies with little or no engagement of their thought process. While this might be phys...
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Zen Wellness: Journey Around the Sun – at Amazon

September 25, 2019 - Our book is available on Amazon! Zen Wellness: Journey Around the Sun: How to use mediation and qigong to harmonize y...
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Fitness vs. Health vs. Wellness

September 24, 2019 - Do your personal goals revolve around working out to stay in shape (fitness) — or working out for your mind, body and sp...
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Improve Bone Health & Strength From Tai Chi & Qigong Practices!

September 17, 2019 - Improve Bone Health & Strength From Tai Chi & Qigong Practices! How does that work? Julius Wolff, an anatomist and sur...
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Build Bone and Muscle Strength with Tai Chi and Qigong

September 10, 2019 - Build Bone and Muscle Strength with Tai Chi and Qigong September 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Build bone and muscle strength...
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Silk Reeling #1

September 07, 2019 - Silk Reeling #1 Silk Reeling refers to internal (neigong) movement principles practiced in traditional styles of Tai Ch...
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Energy Flow Within the Body

September 06, 2019 - Energy Flow Within the Body Circulation is also increased as the gentle squishing of the core provides a “tourniquet ef...
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Moving Qigong Set #2 (moving meditation)

September 05, 2019 - Moving Qigong Set #2 (moving meditation) Forms or exercise sets, are a way to link many various movements into an organ...
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Moving Qigong Set #1 (Tae Guk Chung)

September 04, 2019 - Moving Qigong Set #1 (Tae Guk Chung) Forms or exercise sets, are a way to link many various movements into an organized...
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Clearing the Energy Centers (chakras) – gentle spinal stretching

September 03, 2019 - Clearing the Energy Centers (chakras) – gentle spinal stretching Gentle stretching in the vertical sagittal plane, is a...
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Clearing the Energy Centers (dan tiens) – gentle spinal twisting

September 02, 2019 - Clearing the Energy Centers (dan tiens) – gentle spinal twisting Moving the spinal column in “all directions, eve...
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Gain Better Balance by Losing Your Balance

September 01, 2019 - Gain Better Balance by Losing Your Balance – Methods to Improve Balance! Often times people don’t realize how poor thei...
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Twisting & Rolling the Spine – increase flexibility while releasing tension!

August 31, 2019 - Twisting & Rolling the Spine – increase flexibility while releasing tension! You try to save money and resources be...
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Stretching & Rolling the Spine – a way to relieve chronic pain

August 31, 2019 - Most people understand that a healthy spine is good for overall health. If you have neck or back issues, how is your act...
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Mindful Breathing – One method to relieve stress

August 29, 2019 - “Mindful Breathing” is one of those modern wellness terms that is getting some attention. Mindful breathing is not new b...
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Restoration, Longevity, Cultivation – Why do you exercise?

August 29, 2019 - Do you exercise for fitness, health, appearance, stress relief? Another perspective might be to think about YOUR heal...
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Health & Well Being Education Project

August 16, 2019 - Having a background in martial arts (I started when I was 16) has helped me as a graphic artist, author, photographer an...
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Yang Style 24

August 15, 2019 - Yang Style Tai Chi – 24 Forms In 1956 a group of Tai Chi experts, organized by the Chinese State Physical Culture & por...
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Qigong & Dao Yin – methods to prevent illness & injuries

July 31, 2019 - Qigong & Dao Yin have been around for thousands of years (origins between 5000-1500 BC) but does that matter? Well, yes...
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