Let go of Negative Thoughts

When I was in my mid twenties I went through a series of difficult events that led me into a deep, dark depression. I couldn’t find my way out, and was ready to give up. Luckily, I met a healer who changed my life.   He taught my how to let of trapped emotional pain and negative […]

Three Things to Make Your Qigong Better

There are three very simple things I do each time before practicing Qigong that I think can benefit most any practitioner. 1)   Before starting tell yourself that you have no other agenda. This is especially helpful for morning practice when your mind may be tempted to wander and focus on the day ahead. If you […]

Is Tai Chi in America Weak?

Powerful Demonstration of Tai Chi in America [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IpdOHVPI2iY[/youtube] Most Tai Chi practiced in America is very weak, not at all like the art that was created 350 years ago by the Chen family in China. Recently, I read an Internet article listing 10 concepts you need to know to practice Tai Chi, but the teacher […]

Winter Solstice Meditation

Cultivate Yin Energy During Winter Solstice! I am passing on this advice from Michael Winn regarding one of the best times to practice to celebrate the Winter Solstice. It’s that time of the year again, for those living on the northern half of the planet: long nights, darkness expanding to its maximum. A six month […]

Method to Improve Meditation

Here is a very simple technique to improve meditation courtesy of Yang-Sheng.com. Training Tips for Going Deeper Into Tranquility by Yang Yang, Ph.D.   Taiji insights sometimes come from unexpected places.  It happened to me earlier this year on a visit back home to Illinois. The occasion was a conversation with a good friend who […]


Courage It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting for in movement there is life, and in change there is power. ~Alan Cohen  

Taoist Wisdom

From a Taoist perspective, two polar opposites are not seen as distinctly separate or in conflict, but rather as interdependent and complementary.  In actuality, one creates the other. “Is there a difference between yes and no?”, Lao Tzu, one of Taoism’s immortal sages, asks. “Is there a difference between good and evil?” His reply is […]

Tao Te Ching

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1BSiZQqlg5E[/youtube] There are many legends about Lao Tze, credited with writing the Tao Te Ching, and till now it is still a mystery about his birth and name. The legend said that his mother was pregnant for 81 years and delivered a grey-haired boy around 571 B.C. “Lao” means old and “Tze” means child and […]

Qigong Walking – The Chinese Secret of Youth

In China, people look forward to retirement as a time when they will be free to spend time with friends, and to do all the things they enjoy most. Naturally from this perspective it would make sense to prolong life after retirement, and anything that helps this will naturally find its way into the daily […]

Simple Secrets of Happiness

Happiness is really a choice we make. The secret of Happiness is simple, very simple – what is it? By Darshan Goswami, M.S., PE You decide if you want to be happy! We all strive for happiness in life. Like many, you probably think achievements such as education, marriage, family and social/financial status make you […]