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Recover from burnout

By Cindy Black / April 14, 2016 /

Self-cultivation is a cure for burnout Are you great at giving advice to others but not so great at putting this wisdom into action for yourself? You might find that over time, a lack of consistent self-care can lead to “professional burnout.” I have experienced this myself and it’s not fun! Here is an excerpt from…

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Can meditation be fun?

By Cindy Black / October 15, 2015 /

Meditation – let’s have some fun! It doesn’t look very fun from the outside – the closed eyes and expressionless faces. You’re sitting in an uncomfortable position, wondering what to do, and hoping not to break the silence with a fart. Add in the somber direction to let go of who you think you are, in order…

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What is Dao Yin?

By Cindy Black / May 7, 2015 /

Dao Yin is an ancient movement practice from China. This is a reconstruction of a “Guiding and Pulling Chart” excavated from the Mawangdui Tomb 3 (sealed in 168BC) in the former kingdom of Changsha. The original is in the Hunan Provincial Museum, Changsha, China. (1) The words “Dao Yin” in this context means “guiding” and…

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