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Honoring Yin and Yang

By Cindy Black / June 29, 2017 /

Yin and Yang combine to create all beings Yin and Yang are interrelated, dependent upon one another, emerging and dissolving into one another. Yin and Yang are in a constant dance of definition and communion. Yin is quiet, stillness, being, and nighttime; while Yang is loud, moving, doing, and daytime.  Yin and Yang Extremes At…

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Yin and Yang are two sides of the same coin

Yin and Yang of Self-awareness

By Cindy Black / May 19, 2016 /

Yin and Yang are two sides of the same coin Together, Yin and Yang create a “whole.” For example, a complete calendar “day” is actually 24 hours, which is made of daytime and nighttime. Our “day” would not be complete without the night and vice versa. The combination of day and night creates one whole calendar…

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Connecting Water and Fire

By Cindy Black / July 23, 2015 /

When Yin and Yang are balanced, all is well. The two fundamental forces of Yin and Yang are reflected in the elements of Water (Yin) and Fire (Yang). Water and Fire are two of the 5 Elements of Chinese Medicine. Every Element is associated with a pair of organs, one Yin and the other Yang.…

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The Yin and Yang of Sleep

By Cindy Black / April 16, 2015 /

Awake and asleep are a Yang & Yin pair. Just like night and day, up and down, still and moving, wakefulness and sleeping are relative to one another, dependent on one another, and tied to each other.  The duality of night and day reflects the duality of Yin and Yang. Yin and Yang are two…

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By Cindy Black / April 2, 2015 /

Internal balances external. This simple premise offers a potential method of soothing an over occupied mind. Making time for yourself and getting the hang of bringing the attention inward is a simple balancing action that can bring calm and ease to your system.  Leave the external as it is and come inside. As challenging as…

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