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How to calm a busy mind

By Cindy Black / November 5, 2015 /

A busy mind can be annoying. I know from personal experience! Here are a few things that I have found to calm a busy mind: Just stop whatever it is that I may be doing physically. Stop that activity and take a few deep breaths. Then take a few breaths while coaxing my mind to follow my…

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Reduce Anxiety

By Cindy Black / June 12, 2014 /

Too much energy in the head can result in feeling anxious, overwhelmed, distracted, hyperactive, and unable to sleep. Every part of our body from head to toe requires energy. This energy, known as Qi (“chee”) in Chinese medicine, can get out of balance. An excess amount of energy in the upper part of the body…

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Acupressure Points for Balancing Fire and Water

By Cindy Black / February 21, 2013 /

Chinese Medicine offers western holistic medical practitioners a wonderful way to explore health and vitality. At its simplest level, Chinese Medicine is focused on balancing Yin and Yang. Acupressure is a technique often used within Meridian Massage. Yin and Yang are the two fundamental aspects of all creation: thoughts, material objects, emotions, plants, humans, business…

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How you can massage your own abdomen

By Cindy Black / October 18, 2011 /

Our arms and hands are perfectly located to massage our abdomen! Lay on your back, and rest your hands on your belly. Right there in the middle is your belly button – a perfect reference point for simple self massage. Think of your naval as the center of a compass – now find North, South,…

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