Qigong

3 Reasons I Think We Should All Do Yoga

This past weekend I was visiting with a group of women who were sharing about their battles with depression. My friend Cara turned to me and asked, …

Yoga

The Evolution of Religious Iconography in Star Wars

While Star Wars is many things to many people, it is, at its heart, a story about a religious revival. If you look at the films chronologically, the …

Psychology

Introducing Katie Brindle The Wellness Expert You Need To Know For 2018

Wellness had undeniably been a buzz word of 2017. It’s a lens through which so many Londoners and beyond are viewing their daily habits, the groceries they buy, the dishes they order in restaurants, the holidays they book. For Notting Hill’s Katie Brindle, there’s nothing new or faddish about …

Psychology

A Contraption That Puts Your Socks On, and Why You Should Actually Make Everyday Tasks More Difficult

Small physical inconveniences for the sake of long-term health<p>We've all seen crazy "As Seen on TV" contraptions like this one:<p>That Sock Slider could …

Traditional Chinese Medicine

Is anyone out there? The days when UFO fever gripped China

Chinese factory worker Meng Yang has been obsessed with UFOs since he was a child.<p>Growing up in the 1980s, the 49-year-old from Mengyin county, …

News (China)

Standing Meditation – Zhan Zhuang

In this blogpost I will write a bit about standing meditation – which is the foundation of my own daily training, and also the main reason I started …

Yoga

60 Essential Mudras Enlightened People Use

Did you know that for thousands of years people have used hand-gestures known as mudras.<p>These mudras are powerful ways of healing and empowering the …

Meditation

Doctors Weigh In on Why Sex Can Be Painful, and How to Work Through It

Although not all of us experience mind-blowing orgasms, sex is generally considered to be a pleasurable activity for both parties. It may surprise you that approximately 75 percent of women report experiencing pain during intercourse at some point in their lives. Like everything else, the pain …

Psychology

Client-Centred, Or All About You? « The Massage Therapist Development Centre

*<i>This post was originally posted on Laura’s blog on June 28, 2016</i><p>This morning I saw a FB post from a practitioner mentioning all the things he throws …

Massage Therapy

Creeping quackery: “Integrative” cancer care spreading in NIH-supported centers | Ars Technica

Shifty and vague language provides a slippery slope to homeopathy.<p>More than 60 percent of NIH-supported comprehensive cancer centers in the US …

Medicine

Small Business Saturday In Port Washington [Full List Of Deals]

Independent retailers hope locals will make the effort to shop at a small business on Saturday, Nov. 25.<p>The eighth annual Small Business Saturday …

Small Business

Mindfulness Exercises to Be More Productive -- and Happier

Stopping time seems like a hefty claim. Filmmaker, Qi Gong Master, and Eastern spiritual leader Dr. Pedram Shojai authored a mindfulness guide to do …

Mindfulness

Drawing on different systems – and meeting Sam Tam

In this blogpost I will answer one of the questions I get from time to time, when people have signed up for the program, and find out that I have …

Traditional Chinese Medicine

Worlds Within Worlds – Part Five: Qi and Fantasy

Most people associate magic with strange symbols, chanting, and waving a wand around. Dusty books are usually in the picture, along with ritual …

Martial Arts

The Moore Garden: A beautiful dream that keeps growing

While garden tours are usually the stuff of spring and summer, Mascouche’s Moore Garden is open for private tours through the end of October.<p>Founder …

Quebec

Mission of teacher at Hill center: ‘To change lives!’

Taking part in a Qigong class by Michael McCormack are, from left, Lynette Harrison, Gail Watson, McCormack, Alice Farber, Ann Katzenbach, Walter …

Tai Chi

Can You Transform Your Life in 7 Days? Let Canyon Ranch Show You How

The Life Enhancement Center, a little jewel located in the midst of the Canyon Ranch’s glorious Tucson facility, gives guests the chance to achieve real change in a small group setting during a seven day program. Here, guests can bond, while exploring a tailored menu of physical and spiritual …

Traditional Chinese Medicine

Things To Do This Weekend In London: 7-8 October 2017

<i>This weekend is sponsored by Moniker Art Fair.</i>All weekend Upgrade your crockery at Hoxton's ceramics market.<b>FUN PALACES:</b> A whole weekend dedicated to …

London

Tools To Enhance Your Mind-Body Connection, That Aren’t Yoga

It's time to get zen.<p>Flowing through sun salutations is a great way to start the day. It’s easy to see why yoga is many people’s first choice when it …

Self-improvement

15 Gifted People With Real-Life Superpowers

Despite what the detractors say, a good superhero tale never has and will never go out of fashion. Whether they have shown up in the form Greek …

Stan Lee

SHAOLIN MONKS PERFORMING AT STANFORD!

Date: Friday, September 22, 2017. 12:00 PM.Location: Dean's Lawn (in front of Clark Center) NEW LOCATION THIS YEAR!See the world-famous Shaolin Monks …

Stanford University

Ex-Outrageous Fortune star reveals IVF journey

Los Angeles-based lovebirds Millen Baird and Siobhan Marshall celebrated their first wedding anniversary home in New Zealand on Waiheke Island last …

New Zealand News

The Swimming Dragon: Ancient Chinese Exercise for Beauty, Health, Weight Loss, and Energy

The Swimming Dragon is an ancient Chinese Qigong exercise that comes to us through the Taoist tradition. If practiced diligently and regularly, it …

Traditional Chinese Medicine

Death rates far higher for 'alternative' cancer cures: study

People who choose alternative cures for common cancers are up to five times more likely to die compared to those opting for standard treatments, the …

Cancer

Rustic Yoga Retreats : Feathered Pipe Ranch

Those looking to get away for some deep relaxation while being surrounded by Mother Nature's glory should seek out the 'Feathered Pipe Ranch.'<p>This …

Grandmaster Shi DeRu spreads love of Kung Fu and martial arts to New Orleans | NOLA.com

Grandmaster Shi DeRu, a 31 generation disciple of Shaolin Temple in China, grandmaster of martial arts and founder/headmaster of Shi De Ru Shaolin …

Martial Arts

Behind The Scenes At Sussy Cazalet’s Studio & Home

Summing up Sussy Cazalet‘s work in just a few adjectives is nearly impossible. Drawing inspiration from past decades and the craft of local artisans …

Design

Your Strength Routine's Most Important 15 Minutes

<b>Coaches, athletes, and workout fanatics are in a perpetual search for competitive advantages both on and off the field.</b> The offseason is paramount …

Emotions

How To Train If You Have High Cortisol

Muscle

How Qigong Can Help You Recover From any Addiction

John Du Cane<p>October 20, 2004 02:15 PM<p>What are the hallmarks of addiction? How can you tell if you are addicted to something, be it drugs, work or …

Traditional Chinese Medicine