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Qi and Blood as Yin and Yang partners

What is Blood in Chinese Medicine?

Blood is the home of Qi in the human body. Blood is the “Mother of Qi,” meaning that without Blood, there is no Qi. Blood…

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inverted people

Yoga inversions

Yoga swing makes inversion easy When I began my serious practice of yoga I was in a lot of pain. My right shoulder stuck in…

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Tree trunk

Go plant a tree

Trees of my life My father taught me how to plant trees. Dig a big hole Carry the tree from the roots Make sure there…

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Acupressure on hands

How does acupressure work?

By activating the flow of Qi with pressure to specific points, acupressure relieves pain and balances the entire energy system. Acupressure works with the energetic…

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Steam Inhalation Basics

Clear your head! Steam inhalation for sinus congestion coughs, or stuffy nose is very effective. To get great results, all you need is: Hot water…

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Herbs in jars

Herbal tea to relieve dry throat

Best herbs to soothe your throat There are many herbs to relieve a dry throat. This list of three favorite herbs to ease a dry…

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Meridian Massage, Opening Pathways to Vitality

Meridian Massage Book Review

Mark Vrooland is a Shiatsu Practitioner in Rotterdam. He has a wonderful blog, “Happy Hara.” – I am honored that he reviewed my book, Meridian…

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Kidney acupressure points 3, 4, 5, 6

Kidney Acupressure points on the ankle

4 Kidney points on the ankle These four Kidney acupressure points are close together on the inner (medial) ankle. Each point can be used for…

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5 Elements of Self-care

Self-care redefined The 5 Elements of Chinese medicine express themselves in our body-mind-emotion-spirit. Imbalances within ourselves are eased by taking a little time to care…

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