Zip Up Your Qi Jacket

By Cindy Black / November 8, 2011 /

We have a protective layer of Qi that repels nasty influences like wind, cold, damp, and microbes. This is called our Defensive Qi, or Wei Qi. You can tell how vital this protective layer of Qi is by reflecting on your experience. Are you one of those people who always catches a cold (need to…

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Qi Jacket Point Combination

By Cindy Black / November 8, 2011 /

It takes a whole village of points to raise one Qi jacket! Here’s how I think about it: The Earth element nourishes the Metal element. So, I use Stomach 36 to boost the Earth, insuring that it has plenty to give to Metal. Large Intestine 10 is a Metal point. It relates to ST 36 because…

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Prevent Colds and Flus

By Cindy Black / September 20, 2009 /

Natural Cold and Flu Prevention I’ve been getting many questions about how to prevent the flu from friends and clients as they go to work in schools, public and private offices, retail, etc. So here we go… Keep the ick out! Prevention is easier than curing. Illness prevention and health support are hallmarks of alternative…

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Immune Support

Immune Support

By Cindy Black / August 29, 2009 /

As I drove north from Florida for 2 days with only one short night of sleep, I had plenty of time to think about my immune system. In order to support my body through this somewhat stressful event, I focused on drinking plenty of water, light eating, and taking supportive herbs. It seems the plan…

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Things I always take on a plane

By Cindy Black / July 14, 2009 /

Besides a few snacks, magazines and my iPod, I always travel with a few things to protect myself from “plane air.” First and foremost, I try not to think about it too much. Next, I relax by doing a few things that offer me a little extra protection from real or imagined things floating around…

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