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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 […]

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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 →
The Health Benefits of Learning Tai Chi

The Health Benefits of Learning Tai Chi

Waking Times Each and every one of us can benefit from learning Tai Chi. This ancient Chinese art has been described as “meditation in motion” and is known to prevent and treat many health problems, as documented by several studies. Tai chi is a practice that focuses on movements originating from the torso. Why is […]

By October 14, 2013 0 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 →
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 →
Qi Master Generates Plasma Flashes Around His Body

Qi Master Generates Plasma Flashes Around His Body

Alex Putney, Guest  Waking Times Ancient healing traditions from various parts of the world have been passed on from master to pupil in hidden temples, kept secret from destructive outer influences for thousands of years. Only a few of these lineages of sacred knowledge have survived to the present day. Adept practitioners of highly complex […]

Wu Wei is… Loving and Managing Your Ego

Wu Wei is… Loving and Managing Your Ego

David James Lees, Guest Waking Times Note: This is the first of a series of 3 articles. Please read Part II here, and Part III here. The ‘Ego’ is a term first used in the West by the psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud and has now entered mainstream personal-development parlance. Many new clients say to me things like, “I […]

Wu Wei is…. Expressing Your Creativity Every Day

Wu Wei is…. Expressing Your Creativity Every Day

David James Lees, Guest Waking Times The need for authentic creativity is vital. Ancient Taoists taught that creativity is the vehicle through which we may align and harmonise with the wider Universal vibration of Qi and spiritual energy. My Wu Wei teaching is this… The Way or Tao of the Universe is to create, transform and flow in an energy of […]

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 →
Natural Ways to Relieve Stress and Anxiety

Natural Ways to Relieve Stress and Anxiety

Beth Quist, Guest Writer Waking Times Continual stress and anxiety stagnates the flow of your Qi (chee) in your body and when that happens, it will also impact the flow of your blood. Over time, this stagnation of Qi and blood will cause health problems for you.  The organ most affected with continual stress and […]

By January 30, 2013 3 Comments Read More →
Is Your Your Cell Phone Stealing Your Life Force?

Is Your Your Cell Phone Stealing Your Life Force?

Tim Chrisco, Guest Writer Waking Times Your life force is your energy, often referred to as Qi, Prana, or Life Force. There are many names for it, and it is absolutely essential to life. Many people don’t believe in energy because they can’t see it or touch it. Interestingly though, most everyone feels energy, even […]

By January 21, 2013 7 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 […]

By December 31, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
People Can Draw Energy From Other People The Same Way Plants Do

People Can Draw Energy From Other People The Same Way Plants Do

Michael Forrester, Prevent Disease Waking Times A biological research team at Bielefeld University has made a groundbreaking discovery showing that plants can draw an alternative source of energy from other plants. This finding could also have a major impact on the future of bioenergy eventually providing the evidence to show that people draw energy from […]

By November 23, 2012 6 Comments Read More →
Protecting Your Home With Subtle Energy

Protecting Your Home With Subtle Energy

Beth Quist, Guest Writer Waking Times  You can use subtle energy (Qi/Life Force Energy) to help protect your home. You can also direct subtle energy to help create an atmosphere of love, peace, and stability in your home. To purge your home of negative energy, you will need some sage, mugwort, or some other dried […]

By November 21, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
Qigong Meditation

Qigong Meditation

David James Lees, Guest Writer Waking Times Pronounced ‘Chee Gong’, Chinese is difficult to translate directly into English so Qi roughly translated means air, breath of life or vital essence. I prefer life force, vibration or energy. Gong means work, self-discipline, achievement cultivation or mastery. Qigong is a discipline whose practice allows us to gain […]

By October 6, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

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14 Ways To Re-use Plastic Bottles

14 Ways To Re-use Plastic Bottles

Video – Fourteen ways that a small farm in Uganda re-uses plastic drinks bottles.

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DMT – The Inner Path to Other Worlds

DMT – The Inner Path to Other Worlds

Video – DMT is a psychoactive chemical produced by the human body and by many plants that causes intense visions and can induce its users to quickly enter a completely different “world.”

By October 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
The Impact of Voting Within the Confines of Society

The Impact of Voting Within the Confines of Society

Video - Russell Brand and Lawrence O’Donnell discuss the impact that voting lacks within the current structure of the political system and society.

By October 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Could You Give Like This Man?

Could You Give Like This Man?

Video – Research suggests that not only is giving good for you—your health, your happiness, and your sense of purpose—but gift-giving activates the good things that people do to heal a wounded world.

By October 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Has Ghana Become the World’s Toxic Dumping Ground?

Has Ghana Become the World’s Toxic Dumping Ground?

Video – A new study has identified the Agbobloshie dumping yard in Ghana’s capital Accra as the place which poses the highest toxic threat to human life.

By October 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

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Dodging the Tuition Debt Bullet

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Where the Warrior Comes In: Authenticity vs. Manipulation

Where the Warrior Comes In: Authenticity vs. Manipulation

Ida Lawrence, Contributor Waking Times At this moment in time, as we stand on the precipice of devolution or evolution, what does ‘pay attention’ mean to us? Our hearts seek wisdom and courage, and the justified faith that attention can bring. We came into this, so is attention the price of being born… an obligation? […]

A Call To Hearts Lifting to the Higher Self

A Call To Hearts Lifting to the Higher Self

Dr. Stewart Bitkoff, Contributor Waking Times When are we going to stop thinking in terms of religion, country, tribe, town, neighborhood, planet, business and I. When will we begin to think in terms of humanity and helping all people reach higher? Yes. It is natural to think about self, but when are we going to […]

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Inducing Higher Intelligence and Heightened Senses with Gamma Brain Waves

Inducing Higher Intelligence and Heightened Senses with Gamma Brain Waves

Anna Hunt, Staff Writer Waking Times Brainwave entrainment is a way to train the brain to synchronize to a certain frequency, such as gamma, beta, delta, theta and alpha. Each frequency matches a certain state of consciousness. For example, delta is the brainwave dominant while in an unconscious state such as sleeping; while theta and […]

Dangers of Smart Meters Extend Beyond Radiation Exposure

Dangers of Smart Meters Extend Beyond Radiation Exposure

Waking Times The electro-magnetic radiation given off by smart meters has become a health concern for many, but, millions of people worldwide whose homes have been outfitted with these devices must also be aware of the dangers of overheating and malfunction. Recently, there have been an extraordinary number of smart meter-related fires reported all over […]