Fit Is Not Healthy: A Shaolin Monk’s Guide To Exceptional Wellness

In the age of social media, many people train for a body they perceive looks attractive to other people. When I was training at the Shaolin Temple, we didn’t even have a camera. Nothing was d…

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The Unique Benefits of Qigong

Over the last few decades the practice of Qigong (pronounced chee-gung) has spread from China to the West and has become increasingly popular. In a similar way to the migration of the different sys…

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How to Find the Right Qigong for You

‘Qigong’ is a cover-all name given to a myriad of Eastern health-related exercises and practices. Finding the most suitable practice is a matter of exploration and being open-minded. A good startin…

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QIGONG HISTORY; Cultural Trauma and the Catharsis of a Nation

Qigong is an umbrella term for a vast array of Asian health and meditative practices. Like yoga, its history is often shrouded in mystery or concealed. Sometimes this is through ignorance, s…

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Health Qigong

Hello. I’m a bit pressed for time at the moment, so have invited a friend or two  to write guest articles for me on various aspects of natural health  …………. The first …

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My Journey with Parkinson’s … A Natural Approach: Post 240 … It’s What You Believe!

It is always amazing what we can achieve with discipline and focus and most importantly – belief in ourselves!


empowermentBaseball is 90% mental and the other half is physical! These are the immortal words of legendary New York Yankees catcher, Yogi Berra! While Yogi’s math was a little off, his sentiment was right on!  And the same holds true for those of us recovering from a chronic health condition. Our mental attitude is paramount! More to the point, what we believe is the key our recovery!

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The gift of Taoism, Tai Chi and Qigong.

I aligned with Taoism and internal arts during an extremely emotional time in my life. I was left emotionally exhausted after my mum passed away a year ago. I felt so empty and fatigued and this re…

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