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Connect With the Consciousness of the Universe

Connect With the Consciousness of the Universe

Jed Shlackman – Everything in creation is a form or expression of energy. As humans there are many ways to connect with the spiritual energy of the universe…

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What is Chi?

What is Chi?

Rod Morin, Contributor Waking Times Many, many, sages, scholars, researchers and laymen have attempted to answer the perplexing question of – What is Chi? The simplistic answer most often used is that Chi is “vital energy” or Chi is the “life force”, but this answer falls well short of addressing the apparent complexity of Chi. […]

Qi Gong – Promoting Health Through Life Energies

Qi Gong – Promoting Health Through Life Energies

Paul Fassa, Natural Society Waking Times As the efforts to diminish access to supplements and herbs in Europe and America increase, don’t forget that you can still take charge of your health by practicing Qigong. With Qigong, you can influence the subtle life energies that affect your health without relying on physical supplements. The recognition […]

Symptoms – The Subtle Language Of The Body

Symptoms – The Subtle Language Of The Body

Glen Dupree, DVM, CVH, Guest Waking Times Our world is full of subtleties that are often overlooked in the rush of modern life. Oftentimes we see what is most evident and believe that to be all there is – we miss the web of more subtle events and objects that accompany the obvious but are hidden […]

The Spiritual Dimensions of the Martial Arts

The Spiritual Dimensions of the Martial Arts

Robert James Burati, New Dawn Waking Times He who wishes to live in an oriental martial art, rather than to just practice it on a physical level, must so train his consciousness to attain a self-discipline that at last his conscious mind will merge into an identity with the very principle of life itself. – Maurice […]

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An Introduction to Qi and Qigong

An Introduction to Qi and Qigong

Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, YMAA Waking Times If you study the history of the human race, you will see that a large part of this history has been taken up with war, conquest, killing, and the struggle for power. We have tended to worship as heroes those who could conquer and rule other countries, and we […]

By January 25, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Acupuncture and Insomnia ~ The Balance Between Yin and Yang

Acupuncture and Insomnia ~ The Balance Between Yin and Yang

Erin Piccola, LAc, Guest Waking Times How many people do you know who suffer from occasional (or frequent) sleeplessness? How many colleagues have you overheard in the break room, pouring that third cup of coffee, and recounting the way they just lay there, staring at the ceiling, with hundreds of thoughts racing around in their […]

By January 10, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
How Your State of Mind is Affecting Your Well-Being

How Your State of Mind is Affecting Your Well-Being

Paul Lenda, Guest Waking Times Most of us know that the environment has a tremendous effect on our physical and mental well-being but did you know that our thoughts directly affect the way we physically feel? Remember always that we live and exist as part of a vast, elaborate, and intricate matrix of consciousness where […]

By November 27, 2013 4 Comments Read More →
Five Categories of Qi Gong Exercises

Five Categories of Qi Gong Exercises

Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, YMAA Waking Times It is very important to keep the qi or internal energy circulating smoothly in your body. Many different kinds of qigong exercises have been created to achieve this, but they can generally be categorized into five groups according to the main purpose of the training: 1. Maintaining Health The […]

By October 22, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
8 Branches of the Tao Healing Arts

8 Branches of the Tao Healing Arts

Jeff Nagel, MA, LAc, Guest Waking Times According to the ancient “Keepers of the Knowledge” from the Taoist Tradition, the evolutionary roots of Chinese Wholistic Medicine came into being at least 8,000 years ago through the first two of the 8 Branches of the Tao Healing Arts. Over the centuries the other 6 branches evolved […]

By October 19, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Chi and DMT – Two Accessible Mysteries That Evade Scientific Validation

Chi and DMT – Two Accessible Mysteries That Evade Scientific Validation

Dylan Charles, Editor Waking Times “Science cannot solve the ultimate mystery of nature. And that is because, in the last analysis, we ourselves are part of nature and therefore part of the mystery that we are trying to solve.” –Max Planck,  ‘Where Is Science Going?’ There are some mysteries in life so common that nearly […]

Mind Over Matter: Princeton & Russian Scientist Reveal The Secrets of Human Aura & Intentions

Mind Over Matter: Princeton & Russian Scientist Reveal The Secrets of Human Aura & Intentions

Joe Martino, Guest Waking Times A Russian scientist has been studying the human energy field and is claiming that people can change the world simply by using their own energy. While this idea is not new, not too many have taken the time to scientifically go about proving such ideas -although the field of quantum […]

By September 10, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Qi Gong: Allowing the Universe to Heal You

Qi Gong: Allowing the Universe to Heal You

Daniel Li Ox, Wandering Dao Qi Gong School Waking Times Laws of Nature and of the Universe to Heal The principles for health recovery or maintenance are easy; we simply have to realign our lifestyle with the Universal Laws and the Laws of Nature. No fight is required for healing, no need to conquer illnesses […]

By August 24, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Follow Your Heart: Healing from Cardiovascular Disease with Qi Gong Exercise

Follow Your Heart: Healing from Cardiovascular Disease with Qi Gong Exercise

Paul Cavel, Contributor Waking Times Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) include hypertension (high blood pressure), coronary heart disease (heart attacks), cerebrovascular disease, peripheral artery disease, rheumatic heart disease, congenital heart disease and heart failure. Heart Disease: Why Your Cardio Health Matters The World Health Organization reports that “An estimated 17 million people die of CVDs, particularly heart attacks and […]

Zen and the Art of Chinese Medicine

Zen and the Art of Chinese Medicine

Steven Alpern, Guest Waking Times The scroll of Zen Buddhist monk Sengai (1750-1838) entitled Circle, Triangle, and Square is a concise symbolic expression of classical (Neijing style) Chinese medical thinking. While this brush painting may not be language in the conventional sense, it articulates Sengai’s intention with clarity and power. Practitioners raised and educated in […]

By July 31, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Cleansing the Internal Organs: A Comparison Between The Methods of Yogis and Qi Gong Masters

Cleansing the Internal Organs: A Comparison Between The Methods of Yogis and Qi Gong Masters

Christina Sarich, Staff Writer Waking Times Looking at Qi vs Prana It is possible that each of these subtle energies are quite similar but some practitioners disagree. Qi, Chi, or Prana are not the only names of the fine, rather than gross, life force energies, however.  It is also called kundalini energy, as well as […]

Healing With Subtle Energy

Healing With Subtle Energy

Dr. Linda Lancaster, Reality Sandwich Waking Times  In the rising awareness of consciousness, we realize that there exists an invisible world within the visible. Before changes are registered in the physical body, healing takes place on these subtle realms. For this reason, as healers, it is essential that we concern ourselves not only with the […]

By March 27, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
What Happens to Our Qi When We Eat Processed Foods?

What Happens to Our Qi When We Eat Processed Foods?

Beth Quist, Guest Writer Waking Times What happens to our Qi if we eat a lot of processed foods?  Processed foods usually includes more preservatives, chemicals, fats, fillers, and sugars than other foods.  As a result, our body has to spend a lot of its energy and effort, not only to digest the food, but […]

By March 11, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
The Tao of Love and Relationships

The Tao of Love and Relationships

David James Lees, Guest Writer Waking Times As Valentine’s Day approaches I thought it would be an ideal opportunity to discuss the topic of love and relationships from both my professional experience and a Taoist spiritual perspective. I’d like to focus on the three main areas of ‘emotional misunderstanding’ that I encounter when dealing with love […]

By February 6, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Understanding Qigong and Tai Chi

Understanding Qigong and Tai Chi

Konstantin Eriksen, Guest Writer Waking Times  Tai chi qigong, and, in fact, all forms of chi kung (chi kung and qigong are the same thing), have deep roots in ancient Chinese philosophy. Their principles can be hard to understand for a lot of Westerners. In this article I’m going to give you a basic overview of […]

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