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The Roots of Disharmony – Part 2 – Emotional & Lifestyle Factors

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Emotions, of themselves, are not a problem. Everyone experiences a range of emotional feeling throughout their lives: Sadness, anger, joy, worry and so forth. They are a natural part of our embodied experience and a normal response to our environment. … Continue reading

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The Roots of Disharmony – Part 1 – The Six Excesses

The point of healing is to re-establish, and to help maintain, harmony. Balance, after all, is the normative state. According to Traditional Asian Medicine (TAM), the natural condition is the intricate and graceful dance whereby Yin and Yang, Blood and … Continue reading

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The Ancient Art of Achieving Balance

When you think about protection, what do you think? Car insurance, health insurance, home insurance? Being physically strong and well-trained? Regular check-ups, vitamins, herbal preparations? In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and qigong meditation, the focus is on the balance of … Continue reading

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Element Energy Tune-Up – Quick Tips to Balance the Body and Mind

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Unseen energy flows throughout our bodies. These energy flows are the basis for China‘s acupuncture and India‘s ayurvedic medical systems. Randolph Stone, an osteopathic physician, explored these energy systems in the early 20th century, ultimately developing his own understanding of … Continue reading

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Waves of Energy – Taikyo Shiatsu

Ping Lee’s training as an engineer comes in handy when he’s explaining the concept of energy. “Conceptualize the word air,” he says. “The Chinese have a lot of expressions with the word air. It sounds insignificant, so when you say … Continue reading

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