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Staying focused in the present takes a little practice but once learned, it’s a simple way to reduce your stress and add a new dimension to your life. An easy way to get started is by paying attention to your breath – this is also referred to as ‘conscious breathing’. Take a few minutes to try this: get comfortable, close your eyes, as you breathe in feel the air …
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Living in Harmony with the Seasons
Observing and living in rhythm with nature can be beneficial to our health and well-being. Living in harmony with nature is not a new idea, it is one of the foundations of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TMC) and was also the basis for health before society became too busy and stressed to feel the rhythms of their bodies. Fighting or not listening to our rhythms throws …
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Well, I didn’t think I would ever do it but I sure am glad I did! I’ve been using a Neti Pot for some time now and it has really made a difference with my allergies and sinus issues, plus I haven’t been sick with a cold this winter. My sense of taste and smell has greatly improved as well.
The Neti Pot is actually very easy to use and soothing. I was …
“Just as there is an art to serving tea, flower arranging, and calligraphy, there is an art to burning incense. A sixteenth-century Zen priest is credited with describing the ten virtues of incense burning:
Incense burning opens the mind to divinity.
Incense burning purifies the mind and body.
Incense burning divests the mind of worldly impurities.
Incense burning wakes up the mind and keeps one alert.
Incense burning encourages the mind in solitude.
Incense burning brings …